Adams, Sam, 1934-

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Adams, Sam, 1934-

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Sam Adams is a poet, critic and editor, who has published two volumes of poetry and has edited a number of anthologies and collections of essays on Anglo-Welsh literature. He was the co-editor of a collection of short stories by Anglo-Welsh writers, The Shining Pyramid (1970) with Roland Mathias, editor of Ten Anglo Welsh Poets (1974), and the author of essays on Geraint Goodwin, and Roland Mathias in the Writers of Wales series (1975, 1995).

Poetry Wales was a magazine founded in 1965 by Meic Stephens, who was the editor until 1973. Sam Adams was a member of the editorial board of Poetry Wales from 1970 to 1973, and became editor from Summer 1973 until Spring 1975 (Vols 9/1-10/3). During this time, as well as introducing new poets, Poetry Wales also featured special issues on Dylan Thomas, Sir T. H. Parry-Williams and Alun Lewis.


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