Tristan Hughes was born in Atikokan, a small town in northern Ontario, Canada, where he lived for four years before moving to Anglesey (or Ynys Mon in Welsh), an island off the coast of north Wales.
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January 2017

New novel - Hummingbird - to be launched this April. Launch events and venues to be announced soon.


Hughes's rapt and rhythmic prose captures all the secretive intensity of an "entire compacted country": not just this
island of saints and sinners off the north Welsh coast, but youth itself.
’The Independent

Superbly accomplished...Hughes's prose is startling and luminous.
Financial Times