A Swansea author's book has been nominated as the greatest Welsh novel.
Joe Dunthorne whose first book Submarine has been hailed as one of the greatest pieces of Welsh writing.
Born in the Mount Pleasant area of Swansea and a former pupil at Olchfa his book has been described as a masterpiece of modern Welshness.
Submarine is a book about a boy's coming of age and has been adapted into a film.
Joe is now working on his third novel but is really flattered by the news of this nomination.
3rd July 2013