Tony Curtis (Welsh poet)

Tony Curtis (Welsh poet)

Tony Curtis (born 1946) is an Anglo-Welsh poet.

Curtis was born in Carmarthen and educated at the University of Wales, Swansea. He subsequently studied for the MFA degree at Goddard College, Vermont, becoming the only British writer ever to graduate from that course.

His debut in print was "Three Young Anglo-Welsh Poets" (1974), in which he featured together with Duncan Bush and Nigel Jenkins. He was winner of the National Poetry Competition in 1984 and the Dylan Thomas Award in 1993. In 1994 he became Professor of Poetry at the University of Glamorgan.

Works

*"Album" (1974)
*"Preparations" (1980)
*"Letting Go" (1983)
*"Selected Poems 1970-85" (1986)
*"The Last Candles" (1989)
*"Taken for Pearls" (1993)
*"War Voices" (1995)
*"Out of the Dark Wood" (1977)


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