Eifion Jenkins is a freelance writer and journalist living in West Wales. His published and performed works include a stage play, Nightshift Blues, short stories and poetry. As well as writing comedy sketches for TV shows he has also had a play, Real Sisters Don't Eat Meat, and a short story, The Death of Brian, broadcast on BBC Radio. He is the author of a social history of South Wales in the 20th century, and If You Fall I Will Catch You is his first novel. He was recently commissioned to write a short story — Never a Good Day to Die — to mark the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights in December 2008. He is a member of the Academi.