Jon Gower

Genres: History | Nature | Non-Fiction | Travel

Jon Gower grew up in Llanelli, Wales and studied English at Cambridge University. A former BBC Wales’ Arts and Media correspondent, he has been making documentary programmes for television and radio for over 30 years. He has over thirty books to his name, in both Welsh and English. His last trade book in English, The Story of Wales, with an introduction from Huw Edwards, was published to accompany a landmark BBC series broadcast in 2012. He lives in Cardiff, Wales, with his wife Sarah and two daughters, Elena and Onwy. He is currently a Hay Festival International Fellow. His latest non-fiction title The Turning Tide: A Biography of the Irish Sea was published by Harper Collins in February 2023.

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Fáilte Ireland
Wild Atlantic Way
CCC Library & Arts Service
Cork County Council
Pure Cork
Creative Places West Cork Islands
RTÉ Supporting The Arts
Maritime Hotel