Gary Raymond is a novelist, critic, editor and broadcaster. He is one of the founding editors of Wales Arts Review, and has been editor since 2014. He is the author of two novels, The Golden Orphans (Parthian, 2018) and For Those Who Come After (Parthian, 2015). He is a widely published critic and cultural commentator, and is the presenter of BBC Radio Wales’ The Review Show. His second novel, The Golden Orphans, was picked as best new crime novel in The Spectator and was previewer’s pick of the month in The Bookseller. It remained on the WH Smith fiction chart for 6 weeks. He has edited a wide range of fiction and non-fiction books, and is currently working on a new novel set in Florida, as well as a non-fiction book about his experiences in India. A prominent critic and promoter of the arts of Wales, Raymond has collaborated with Arts Council Wales and the British Council on international projects, and has been seen in the pages of The Guardian and heard on BBC Radio Four’s Front Row discussing issues around Welsh art and culture.