Carys Davies

  • Live Performance of 'The Quiet'

    My short story The Quiet will be performed live by Liars' League on May 16th at the Darlington Arts Festival as part of a Society of Authors' celebration of the Tom Gallon Short Story Award. Also on the programme are stories by Benjamin Myers, Samuel Wright and Emma Timpany.

    Tickets are £5. Click here for more information

  • Launch of New Welsh Short Stories anthology

    Do come along and celebrate the launch of Seren's New Welsh Short Stories anthology:

    April 8th at the Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff, at 7pm - more here

    April 16th at The Wheatsheaf, Fitzrovia, London, at 7pm - more here

    April 22nd at the No Sign Bar, Swansea, at 7pm - more here

    April 24th at Gas Gallery, Aberystwyth, at 7pm - more here

  • The Redemption of Galen Pike: a review in New Welsh Review

    A review by Angharad Penrhyn Jones in the spring 2015 issue, more here and here

  • Wales Arts Review: Short Story Collections of the Year

    Read more here

  • The Redemption of Galen Pike: an interview with The Yorkshire Post

    Read more here

  • New Welsh Short Stories anthology

    A new short story Mr Philip will be out later this month from Seren in their anthology New Welsh Short Stories, edited by Francesca Rhydderch and Penny Thomas. Other writers include Stevie Davies, Trezza Azzopardi, Joe Dunthorne, Owen Sheers, Cynan Jones, Deborah Kay Davies and Rachel Trezise.

    Read more

  • Reading with David Constantine at The Woodstock Bookshop

    I am delighted to be joining David Constantine for an evening of readings and talk at The Woodstock Bookshop on Monday, February 2nd at 7pm. David is a poet, translator and fellow of Queen's College Oxford: his short fiction collection Tea at the Midland won the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award and the title story won the BBC National Short Story Award.

    For more information and to book tickets, please visit the bookshop website here.

  • Into the Wild

    My short piece on being drawn to remote and lonely places is up here on the Salt Publishing blog

  • Book signing at Waterstones Lancaster, Saturday December 13th

    I will be signing copies of The Redemption of Galen Pike and chatting about the book at the Corn Market branch of Waterstones in Lancaster on Saturday December 13th between 1 and 3pm

  • North and South: Book Launches

    Many thanks to the Dukes Gallery in Lancaster and Daunt's Book Shop in Holland Park for hosting launch parties for The Redemption of Galen Pike last week. Special thanks to Yheti for entertaining us in Lancaster and to Rob Gore-Langton for introducing in Holland Park, and to Sunil Suri for taking the photos


Author of two collections of short stories, Some New Ambush The Redemption of Galen Pike.

Carys Davies Lo-Res side-on with pictures colour

photo by Emily Atherton

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