Peter Finch and Grahame Davies are ideally placed to select the writers and writing which reflect the modern Cardiff. Here are revealing and entertaining contributions from some of the finest writers in Britain, all of whom have something personal, original and incisive to say about the city – including Niall Griffiths, Dannie Abse, John Williams, James Hawes, Trezza Azzopardi, Sean Burke, Duncan Bush, Gillian Clarke, Anna Davis, Nia Williams, Lloyd Robson, Owen Martell, Bernice Rubens, Alexander Cordell, Glyn Jones, Emyr Humphreys, Leonora Brito and many, many others.
The Big Book of Cardiff is essential reading for anyone with an interest in Wales' capital.
Poet and literary trail-blazer Peter Finch has been at the centre of Cardiff's books scene for thirty years. He is the author of two best-selling books on his hometown, Real Cardiff, and Real Cardiff Two, and the editor of the Real Wales series. He is Chief Executive of Academi, the agency promoting Welsh Literature.
Grahame Davies lives in Cardiff; he is a Welsh-language poet and novelist, and editor of the Seren anthology, Chosen People: Wales and the Jews.