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 17 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. His is a native of Coedpoeth near Wrexham but is now based in Cardiff and London. He travels internationally as a reader and lecturer, carries out many high-profile poetry commissions, and is a much sought-after lyricist for classical composers. His poetry has been translated into many languages and is widely anthologised. His new book Real Cambridge is available to pre-order now.


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Saturday 10th June, 15:30
Llantwit Major

Multi-award winning author Grahame Davies reads from his most recent poetry collection and previews his next,  giving an insight into the sometimes surprising sources of creative inspiration. Grahame is the author of eighteen books, many published by Seren, in both Welsh and English. He is a much-sought-after lyricist for classical composers and songwriters internationally, and his work has been performed worldwide at venues such as Carnegie Hall in New York, the Royal Festival Hall, and the Royal Albert Hall. Most recently, he was commissioned to write the lyrics for one of the pieces that...