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Nigel Jenkins Papers
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1992 Garden Festival Wales

Material relating to the 1992 Garden Festival Wales held at Ebbw Vale, at which Nigel Jenkins collaborated with other poets and with artists. Items include a photocopied drawing showing an annotated landscape plan by artist Paul Davies for the Garden Festival Wales; proposed poetry text; printed agreements between Nigel Jenkins and the Garden Festival Wales; letters to Nigel Jenkins from Paul Davies, with material relating to Paul Davies' work as an environmental artist and sculptor and material relating to the artists' collaboration Gr┼Áp Beca, of which Paul Davies was a member; letters to Nigel Jenkins from poets Peter Finch and Peter Meilleur ('Childe Roland'), who also participated in the festival, both enclosing poetry, and from poet, writer and playwright Menna Elfyn, together with a letter to Menna Elfyn from Peter Meilleur; correspondence and related papers sent between Nigel Jenkins and the organisers of the festival, some annotated by Nigel Jenkins; site maps; press cuttings; and notes by Nigel Jenkins.

Aberjaber

Material relating to folk duo Aberjaber, comprising Nigel Jenkins and fellow-poet Steve Griffiths. Items comprise annotated press release; letter relating to festival booking; edited account of the Preseli Folk Festival; and printed programme of the Cardiff Literature Festival, which includes notice of Aberjaber performance.

Acts of Union: Selected Poems 1974-1989

Material relating to the compilation and production of Nigel Jenkins' Acts of Union: Selected Poems 1974-1989, published by Gomer Press in 1990, comprising correspondence, 1987-1990, between Nigel Jenkins and Gomer Press; overview of possible themes, content, layout, etc; printed publication agreement between Nigel Jenkins and Gomer Press; reviews of Acts of Union; letters, 1996, 1999 and n.d., to Nigel Jenkins in response to Acts of Union; and printed royalty accounts.

Jenkins, Nigel, 1949-

Alun Richards: Penguin Book of Welsh Short Stories

Material relating to a series of talks given by Nigel Jenkins on the Penguin Book of Welsh Short Stories, edited by novelist Alun Richards and published by Penguin Books in 1976. Items include notes and articles relating to Anglo-Welsh literature; South-East Wales Arts Association press release; poetry; correspondence; graffitied printed posters; printed invitation to preview of film entitled So That You Can Live; and press cuttings.

Jenkins, Nigel, 1949-

Ambush

Material relating to Ambush, a poetic anthology by Nigel Jenkins published by Gomer Press in 1998, comprising printed agreement between Nigel Jenkins and Gomer Press; printed invite and list of invitees to launch of Ambush; reviews of Ambush; and letters, 1998-1999 and n.d., sent to Nigel Jenkins in response to Ambush.

Jenkins, Nigel, 1949-

An Execrably Tasteless Farewell to Viscount No

Material relating to Nigel Jenkins' controversial poem An Execrably Tasteless Farewell to Viscount No, written on the death of George Thomas, Viscount Tonypandy and former Speaker of the House of Commons. The material comprises a photocopy of the poem published on the front page of the Guardian, 21 October 1997; mixed media response to the poem; and supportive correspondence sent to Nigel Jenkins, the correspondents including Jenkins' friend and Swansea City councillor Ioan Richard.

Jenkins, Nigel, 1949-

Another Country: Haiku Poetry from Wales

Material relating to the compilation and publication of Another Country: Haiku Poetry from Wales, to which Nigel Jenkins contributed and which he co-edited with Ken Jones and Lynne Rees. The volume was published by Gomer Press in 2011. Items include haiku poetry submitted for publication, most with covering letters; other correspondence; reviews; and notes by Nigel Jenkins.

Jenkins, Nigel, 1949-

Blue: 101 Haiku, Senryu and Tanka

Material relating to Blue: 101 Haiku, Senryu and Tanka, a poetic anthology by Nigel Jenkins published by Planet Books in 2002, comprising printed agreement between Nigel Jenkins and Planet; printed invitation to book launch; printed notice which includes order form for book; reviews of Blue; and letter, 2002, to Nigel Jenkins relating to Blue from haiku poet and writer David Cobb.

Jenkins, Nigel, 1949-

Canto

Material relating to the literary promotion agency Canto, including applications by Canto to the Arts Council of Wales; material relating to the Arts Council of Wales, the Welsh Academy and Antur Teifi; correspondence; projected expenses; press releases; mission statements; newsletters; and biographical details relating to Nigel Jenkins. One or two folios annotated by Nigel Jenkins.

Catrin Williams

Material relating to a piece by Nigel Jenkins on the artist Catrin Williams. Items comprise copies of artworks by Catrin Williams; card from Catrin Williams to Nigel Jenkins; printed invitations to private viewings; notes and biographical details relating to Catrin Williams; artist statement by Catrin Williams; exhibition programme for 1998; and photocopied material from printed sources relating to Catrin Williams.

Jenkins, Nigel, 1949-

CBC tenancy

Material relating to Nigel Jenkins' period of tenancy at CBC Radio, Cardiff, January - April 1984. Items comprise printed bursary agreement between Nigel Jenkins and the South-East Wales Arts Association; general information relating to the tenancy, annotated by Nigel Jenkins; annotated draft scripts; poetry and songs to be broadcast; letter from Nigel Jenkins discussing expenses, etc; article in printed source relating to Nigel Jenkins's CBC tenancy; Nigel Jenkins's reports on the tenancy; and rough notes by Nigel Jenkins.

Celtic World

Material relating to the Celtic World academic course tutored by Nigel Jenkins. Items include outline of course modules; book lists; essay topics; module notes; examination questions; printed maps; printed booklets relating to Castell Henllys; and press cuttings. Many items annotated by Nigel Jenkins.

Jenkins, Nigel, 1949-

Circus

Two printed copies of Circus, an anthology of poetry by Nigel Jenkins published by Swansea Poetry Workshop in 1979; together with letters and postcard, 1979-1981, sent to Nigel Jenkins in response to Circus, the correspondents including fellow-poets Harri Webb and Robert Minhinnick.

Jenkins, Nigel, 1949-

Collaboration with David Pearl

Material relating to Nigel Jenkins' collaborative projects with stained glass artist David Pearl. The material includes a printed copy of the stained glass artists' periodical Leadline, 1991, which references Nigel Jenkins, and a printed catalogue of an exhibition by David Pearl and others entitled Six Voices/Six Voix, inscribed inside front cover to Nigel Jenkins from David Pearl; draft poetry and draft and fair-copy articles by Nigel Jenkins; correspondence, principally between Nigel Jenkins and Planet periodical; press cuttings; architectural plans; photocopied poetry text; material taken from printed sources; and notes by Nigel Jenkins.

Jenkins, Nigel, 1949-

Collaborative municipal arts projects of Nigel Jenkins

Material relating to municipal and collaborative arts projects of Nigel Jenkins, comprising material relating to the 1992 Garden Festival Wales held at Ebbw Vale, the municipal poetry event held in Swansea in 1997 and collaborative projects undertaken by Nigel Jenkins in association with the stained glass artist David Pearl.

Jenkins, Nigel, 1949-

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