Mark Rees

“Mark Rees is arguably Wales’ leading authority on the curious and paranormal aspects of the country’s history” – Western Mail

Mark Rees - author and journalist. Ghosts and Folklore of Wales, Welsh culture, Curious Wales, Paranormal Wales

Welcome to the online home of author, journalist and cultural adventurer Mark Rees.

For more than fifteen years, Mark has published articles about the arts in some of Wales’ best-selling newspapers and magazines.

He has written a number of books including: Ghosts of Wales: Accounts from the Victorian Archives (2017); The A-Z of Curious Wales (2019); and Paranormal Wales (2020).

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Ghosts and Folklore of Wales podcast

Listen and subscribe to Mark Rees’ spooky new podcast GHOSTS AND FOLKLORE OF WALES NOW!


Ghosts of Wales by Mark Rees

All of Mark’s books are available to order from the books page. Signed copies are available from all live events, and can be sent by mail on request. For more details please get in touch.

The next book to be published will be ILLUSTRATED TALES OF WALES from Amberley Publishing, which was originally due to be released in August 2020 but has been postponed until June 2021 due to the pandemic.


The Victorian Ghost Hunters at ASSAP’s Seriously Strange conference. Photo by Dave Wood.

Mark Rees has hosted events and presented talks and lectures throughout the UK. To enquire about availability, please get in touch.

While public events are currently on-hold, Mark is hoping to hold a Halloween party/ delayed Paranormal Wales book launch in October – keep an eye on the events page, and your fingers crossed!