Gareth F. Williams, Welsh author, Died at 61

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Gareth Finlay Williams was born on February 9, 1955, was born on September 14, 2016.

He was a Welsh language children’s author.

He won awards at the Tir na n-Og Award event six times in the Welsh language book categories.

His book called ‘ Awst yn Anogia’ (August in Anogia) set on Crete during the Second World War won an award as the best Welsh language book of the year at the 2015 Wales Book of the Year Awards.

He had read about Anogeia after a holiday in Crete.

During 2016, Gareth F. Williams was a judge for the literary awards prize at the 2016 National Eisteddfod of Wales.

He also wrote and produced Welsh language television programmes for S4C, including Pengelli (TV series) (cy), Pen Tennyn, Rownd a Rownd, Sion a Siân (cy), and Lan a Lawr.

Gareth F. Williams passed away at 61 years old.