Hill, Greg, 1949-

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Born in London in 1949, the poet, writer, and editor Greg Hill came to live in Wales in the mid-1970s, graduating from the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, and becoming a fluent Welsh speaker and writer. Hill became Reviews Editor at the poetry and literary journal The Anglo-Welsh Review in 1979, taking over the editorship from Gillian Clarke in 1985 until the title ceased publication in 1988, and from 1989-1992 he was a managing editor of the journal Materion Dwyieithog/Bilingual Matters, published by the Media Studies Group at the College of Further Education, Aberystwyth, where he worked as a lecturer and later Head of General Education. His work, including poetry, essays, reviews, and translations, has been published in a number of Welsh-interest literary publications including Planet, Poetry Wales, Scintilla, New Welsh Review, Red Poets, Llais Llyfrau, Anglo-Welsh Review, Ariel, Agenda, and Critical Survey. Additionally, Hill has contributed his poetry and prose to a number of publications, such as Writers of Wales: Llewelyn Wyn Griffith (Cardiff: University of Wales Press on behalf of the Welsh Arts Council, 1984); ‘Aquiring an Inheritance’, in Discovering Welshness, ed. Fiona Bowie and Oliver Davies (Llandysul: Gomer, 1992); ‘A Oes Golau yn y Gwyll? Alun Llywelyn-Williams ac Alun Lewis’, in Diffinio Dwy Lenyddiaeth Cymru, ed. M. Wynn Thomas (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1995); Birdsong, ed. Dewi Roberts (Bridgend: Seren, 2002); and The Dancing Pilgrimage of Water: Writings on the Rivers, Lakes and Reservoirs of Wales, ed. Dewi Roberts (Llanrwst: Gwasg Carreg Gwalch, 2010). Greg Hill became a member of Yr Academi Gymreig/The Welsh Academy in 1988.


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