Knox-Mawer, June

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KNOX-MAWER, June. Welsh, b. 1930. Genres: Romance/Historical, History, Travel/Exploration, Autobiography/Memoirs. Career: Chester Chronicle, Chester, England, trainee reporter, 1947-50; Daily Express, correspondent and feature writer, 1952-57; freelance journalist, 1957-. Presenter and radio interviewer for Fiji Broadcasting Commission in the 1960s; BBC-Radio, presenter and interviewer, including appearances on Woman's Hour, 1971-. Publications: The Sultans Came to Tea (travel diary), 1961; A Gift of Islands (travel diary), 1965; A World of Islands (history), 1968; Marama (historical novel), 1974; A South Sea Spell (travel diary), 1975; Marama of the Islands (historical novel), 1986; Tales from Paradise (oral history), 1986; Sandstorm (romance novel), 1991; The Shadow of Wings (novel), 1995; A Ram in the Well: A Welsh Homecoming (memoir), 2001. Contributor to magazines. Address: 6 H.S.B.C. Bank, Ruabon, N, Wales.