We are pleased to announce that Gillian Clarke will be reading at the conference on 29th August!
Gillian Clarke was born in Cardiff and lives in Ceredigion. She was awarded the Queen’s Gold medal for Poetry in 2010 and the Wilfred Owen Award in 2012. She was the National Poet for Wales. Prose works include a writer’s journal, At the Source. She has written for radio, and translated poetry and prose from Welsh. The Gathering/Yr Helfa, written for the National Theatre of Wales, was performed on Snowdon in September, 2014. Her last collection, Ice, was shortlisted for the TS Eliot Award 2012 and Zoology was published in 2017.
Gillian’s reading is generously supported by the Ted Hughes Society