File 1/30. - 'Poetry and publishers',

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'Poetry and publishers',


  • 1973-1984. (Creation)

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1 folder (3.5 cm.)

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Correspondence, including letters from publishers, mostly concerning poetry by Gillian Clarke including The sundial, with a copy of the agreement with the publishers (1978), and Poetry introduction 3. Also included are drafts of the poems 'Rhiannon' a 'Pwyll'. Among the correspondents are Tony Curtis (3); Douglas A. Bassett (3); Nigel Jenkins (2); Meic Stephens (9); Michael Quinn (2); Hamish M. Brown (2); Derek Mahon; John Rowlands; Gwyn Jones; Peter Finch; Roger Garfitt; Michael J. Collins (2); Sally Roberts Jones; Glenn Storhaug; Cary Archard; Dannie Abse (2); Graham Allen (2); Lesley Grant-Adamson; Frank Ormsby (3); Charles Causley (2); Gwyn Erfyl; Jon Dressel; Glyn Jones; John Ormond (2); Peter Elfed Lewis (3); Sam Adams (2); and Stewart Conn (2).

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Letters, 1978, regarding The sundial are in 1/28. Typescript copies, including drafts, of poems published in The sundial are in 2/8; and reviews of the book are included in 10/2. In addition, photocopies of the poems 'Rhiannon' and 'Pwyll' published in Barn, 1978, are in 2/17; and reviews of Poetry introduction 3 are in 10/2.

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Preferred citation: 1/30.

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  • Text: 1/30 (7).