Jason Walford Davies is Senior Lecturer in the School of Welsh and Co-Director of the R.S. Thomas Study Centre at Bangor University. He has published extensively on the work of R.S. Thomas, and is currently writing a biography of Waldo Williams for University of Wales Press. In 2004 he won the Crown at the National Eisteddfod of Wales; a collection of his poems, Rhwng Dau Olau, will be published in 2009.