Paul Henry is the author of nine books of verse. Originally a songwriter, he has read and performed his work at literary festivals in Europe, Asia and the USA. A popular Creative Writing tutor, Henry is a Writing Fellow at the University of South Wales.
"Paul Henry is the poet I wish I could be. If I ever meet a genie and get three wishes, I'm asking for his musicality, his use of back-story and his ability to create the most haunting resonance." Sheenagh Pugh
Also a broadcaster, Paul Henry has written and presented arts programmes for BBC Radio Wales, Radio 3 and Radio 4.
Boy Running, Henry's latest collection, has been shortlisted for Wales Book of the Year 2016.
The Brittle Sea: New & Selected Poems.
"The Brittle Sea spans a sleek twenty years. Gesturing equally backwards and forwards, it marks Henry's quiet rise as a major lyric poet while whetting the appetite for what is sure to be a very rich later career..."
- 'Poetry Review'