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John Sam Jones' Journey Home

John Sam Jones' Journey Home

In the lead up to Pride Month, award-winning writer and LGBTQ+ activist John Sam Jones made the journey back to his home country to celebrate and discuss the #WALESBOOKOFTHEYEAR2022 THE JOURNEY IS HOME: NOTES FROM A LIFE ON THE EDGE.

Journeying from south to north Wales JSJ joined libraries and bookshops who hosted bilingual discussions on both his short-story collections and his powerful memoir of life as a gay man in Wales, the United States and now Germany. 

JSJ reads to an audience at Conwy Library 


"...an incredibly important insight into the lives of individuals who had to inhabit the far less hospitable and more openly homophobic world of the recent past."  – The Welsh Agenda

JSJ signing copies of YR DAITH YDI ADRA in Palas Print, Caernafon 




JSJ reads to an audience at Gwynedd Library 
A big thank you to the all the libraries and bookshops that hosted and everyone that came out in support! It was wonderful to celebrate John Sam Jones' creative non-fiction win. Do pop into the libraries and bookshops to read THE JOURNEY IS HOME. It is also available as an audiobook! To learn more about JSJ and his twenty-five years of writing click here.