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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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May 16th 2018

Short story, 'Up Here', wins an O. Henry Award and will be included in the 2018 O. Henry Prize Anthology.


May 11th 2018

Hummingbird shortlisted for Wales Book of the Year 2018


February 8th 2018

Hummingbird wins the Edward Stanford Award for Fiction With a Sense of Place



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