Read More About Poets Gillian Clarke & Menna Elfyn

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Beirdd Cymreig sy'n sgrifennu yn Gymraeg ac yn Saesneg. [Welsh poets who write in Welsh and in English.]

Poet Gillian Clarke


Two events took place Tuesday, March 12, 2002. For more information, read the press release posted on "Smith College News & Events."

Debate on Language and Poetry

Elfyn and Clarke participated in "The Two Tongues of the Dragon: A Debate on Poetry & Language in Wales." This event was sponsored by the Kahn Liberal Arts Institute's "Other Europes / Europe's Others" project.

Poet Menna Elfyn

Poetry Reading

The Poetry Center sponsored a reading followed by book-signing.

Link to past SC Libraries Poetry Center Readings resource pages.

Find Poets' Publications in the Libraries' Catalog

Search by author for Clarke, Gillian in the Five College Library catalog to find some published collections of the poets' works.

Nine Green Gardens by Gillian Clarke          Cusan Dyn Dall [Blind Man's Kiss] by Menna Elfyn

Find Biographical Information & Selected Poems Online

Internet Site Access
Smith College Poetry Center
Ty Newydd Creative Writing Centre
Gillian Clarke's website
Menna Elfyn's website

Search for Periodicals

Links from the libraries' Articles and English subject pages, under Research@Smith, can lead to information about poetry and language.
[Note: access is limited to the Smith College community.]

Source Access
Expanded Academic Index (1980+)
Includes text of some book reviews.
click here
MLA Bibliography (1963+)
For articles on Gillian Clarke's work, and books and articles on Welsh language and literature. 
click here


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