Gillian clarke has been the national poet of wales since 2008 she was awarded the queen's gold medal for poetry in 2010 recent books include a recipe for. Gillian clarke was born in cardiff, wales, and now lives with her family on a smallholding in ceredigion she has written books for children, including the. Gillian clarke (b 1937) is one of the central figures in contemporary welsh poetry , the third to take up the post of national poet of wales her own poems have.
Gillian clarke (born 8 june 1937 in cardiff) is a welsh poet, playwright, editor, broadcaster, lecturer and translator contents 1 life 2 career 3 awards 4 books. Gillian clarke is one of the uk's most celebrated poets she was awarded the queen's gold medal for poetry in 2010 and the wilfred owen. One morning i asked gillian, “did you sleep well” and she answered, “i lay awake half the night worrying about the world” with gillian you. Gillian has been the national poet of wales since 2008 and won, among other awards, the queen's gold medal for poetry in this volume.
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