Leighton J. Rees

Leighton J.
Rees

Leighton J. Rees (born 1983) is from Swansea, Wales, where he lives with his partner Rachel and their three children (Gabriella, Kurtis and Evangelina). He attended St David’s Roman Catholic Primary School and Bishop Vaughan Catholic School. He has always enjoyed writing poetry and cites Brendan Behan, Patrick Kavanagh, Alfonsina Storni, Ella Wheeler Wilcox, Shel Silverstein, Ogden Nash and Emily Bronte among his many influences. He is a big fan of boxing, most genres of music and Celtic FC.

Author's books

Tales from the Gin Hotel
Leighton J. 
Rees

Synopsis

Leighton J. Rees's meditations on love, loss, mundanity and everything in between shine in this eclectic set of poems. There are homages to icons, slices of dark humour; truly something for everyone. His descriptions vary from the grotesque to the tender, the profound to the prosaic, whether it's his scathing critique of the ‘PC brigade', a night in hell or tales of loves past and present.

Author's News

Tales from the Gin Hotel book cover

GG Davies, a Blues Musician, has turned one of Leighton Rees’s Poems into a Song

Leighton J. Rees - Tales from the Gin Hotel

Leighton J. Rees Hits Second on Amazon's Poetry Chart

Leighton J. Rees's meditations on love, loss, mundanity and everything in between shine in this eclectic set of poems. There are homages to icons, slices of dark humour, rhymes aimed at children; truly something for everyone.

Leighton J. Rees - Tales from the Gin Hotel

Leighton J. Rees Appears in the South Wales Evening Post

'Tales from the Gin Hotel' author Leighton J. Rees has made the South Wales Evening Post, where he talks about the wonderful achievement of Amazon's new poetry release chart.

Photo Courtesy of the South Wales Evening Post

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