JG Hanson was born in Wales, UK to his Welsh parents. He grew up in the heart of South Wales. The early years of his adult life were spent in the construction industry. He then went on to become a senior lecturer in the same industry acquiring an MA Educ. & Tng. at the University of Wales, Cardiff. His first book "The Cull" has just been published and made available for general sale. He currently resides equally between South Wales and South America, with his artist Wife Monina.