Ceri Shaw is a Welsh ex-pat currently residing in Portland. He is a former graduate of Cardiff University. Since taking up residence in the United States he has worked to promote Wales in the US via the AmeriCymru social site which he co founded along with his partner Gaabriel Becket, in 2008. He is also joint editor of Eto a new magazine that promotes emerging Welsh authors who write through the medium of English.
On October 4th, he will participate in the panel discussion "Culture Wars. Other Voices in British Literature: Should 'Welsh Writing in English' be taught as a separate course or module in U.S. Universities?" at the Portland Center for Public Humanities at Portland State University.