Grahame Davies

Grahame Davies is a poet, novelist, editor and literary critic, who has won numerous prizes, including the Wales Book of the Year Award. He is the author of 15 books in Welsh and English, including: The Chosen People, a study of the relationship of the Welsh and Jewish peoples; The Dragon and the Crescent, a study of Wales and Islam; a novel, Everything Must Change, based on the life of the French philosopher Simone Weil, and the popular work of psychogeography, Real Wrexham.A native of Wrexham, now based in Cardiff, he has a degree in English from Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, and a PhD in Welsh from Cardiff University. He travels internationally as a reader and lecturer. His poetry has been translated into many languages.

 

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Author Events

Sunday 11th November, 20:30
New York

You are invited to the American premiere, on Armistice Day, of a new choral work by Paul Mealor with words by Grahame Davies. 'The Souls of the Righteous' is a Requiem commissioned by the Chapel Royal of Scotland to commemorate the centenary of the Armistice.   Grahame  is a poet, novelist, editor and literary critic, who has won numerous prizes, including the Wales Book of the Year Award. He is the author of 15 books in Welsh and English and his poetry has been translated into many languages. For further information visit Grahame's website:  www.grahamedavies.com

Saturday 10th November, 19:30
Glasgow

You are invited to the premiere of a new choral work by Tom Harrold with words by Grahame Davies. 'A Glasgow Elegy' has been commissioned by Glasgow University to commemorate the centenary of the Armistice. Grahame  is a poet, novelist, editor and literary critic, who has won numerous prizes, including the Wales Book of the Year Award. He is the author of 15 books in Welsh and English and his poetry has been translated into many languages. For further information visit Grahame's website: www.grahamedavies.com

Saturday 22nd September, 19:30
Edinburgh

You are invited to the premiere of a new choral work by Paul Mealor with words by Grahame Davies. 'The Souls of the Righteous' is a Requiem commissioned by the Chapel Royal of Scotland to commemorate the centenary of the Armistice. The American premiere will take place in Carnegie Hall in New York on Armistice Day itself, November 11th.  Grahame  is a poet, novelist, editor and literary critic, who has won numerous prizes, including the Wales Book of the Year Award. He is the author of 15 books in Welsh and English and his poetry has been translated into many languages. For further...