File 1/49 - Correspondence : 1985

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1/49

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Correspondence : 1985

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  • 1985 (Creation)

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4 folders (11 cm.)

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(1938-2018)

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Meic Stephens, poet and editor, was born in Trefforest and educated at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth and the University of Rennes. From 1962 to 1966, he taught French in Ebbw Vale. He established The Triskel Press at Merthyr Tydfil, where he lived at the time, and also launched the periodical Poetry Wales, which he edited from 1965 until 1973; also served for a year on the staff of the Western Mail. In 1967, Stephens was appointed Literary Director with the Welsh Arts Council. He published his first poetic works in Triad (1963). His work Linguistic Minorities in Western Europe (Llandysul, 1976) involved a detailed study of culture and politics in sixteen European states. Amongst the works edited by Stephens are an anthology of Anglo-Welsh poetry titled The Lilting House (with John Stuart Williams, London and Llandybïe, 1969), Artists in Wales (three volumes, Llandysul, 1971, 1973, 1977), the Writers of Wales series (with R. Brinley Jones, 1970- ), the poetic anthology Green Horse (with Peter Finch, Swansea, 1978), and Cydymaith i Lenyddiaeth Cymru (Llandysul, 1986).

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Includes letters from Meic Stephens (14); A. G. Prys-Jones; Jeremy Hooker (3); Gillian Clarke (3); Ruth Bidgood (5); Joseph Clancy (2); Glyn Jones (3); Alan Rudrum; Bruce J. James (3); Peter Finch (2); Raymond Garlick (4); Tony Bianchi (5); Dora Polk; John Osmond (copy); Jon Dressel; Belinda Humfrey (4); Gavin Ewart (2); Gerard Casey; Moira Dearnley; R. Gerallt Jones (2); and Tony Curtis.

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Preferred citation: 1/49

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  • Text: 1/49 (46-47).