Arthur Cole was born in Caerau, a small Welsh mining village. On leaving school he joined the police force, where he served as a Detective Sergeant. Arthur began writing poetry and crime thrillers at the age of 66. To date he has written nearly a thousand poems, and 13 crime novels. Arthur is married to Caroline, and has two children and two grandchildren. Arthur writes poetry on all subjects, but in particular on coal mining and the First World War.
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