Dylan on the web

Links to some of the best Dylan Thomas sites on the web

Reference

The official Dylan Thomas website is the excellent and comprehensive Discover Dylan Thomas.

Other reference sites include Dylan’s wikipedia entry, the BBC Dylan Thomas page, the Dylan Thomas page at the Poetry Foundation, the Dylan Thomas Centre page and the Dylan Thomas page at the British Library. Dylan’s entry on the International Movie Database details his writing credits and adaptations of his work on screen.

A good deal of information about Dylan’s family background and family tree can be found at this useful page by David N Thomas.

Literary Agents

The website of David Higham Associates, literary agents for the Dylan Thomas estate.

Societies

The Dylan Thomas Society of Great Britain

Former chairman of the Dylan Thomas Society, the book seller and Dylan Thomas expert, Jeff Towns,  has a website.

The Dylan Thomas Society of Australia

Dylan’s Places

Websites relating to places Dylan Thomas frequented include –

The Dylan Thomas birthplace at 5 Cwmdonkin Drive, Swansea, which has been recently restored and is available for tours, stays, and as an art’s venue.

Websites exploring Dylan Thomas’s connections with West Wales and Carmarthenshire

The boathouse at Laugharne, where Dylan Thomas lived in his later years, now run as a museum and arts venue.

Also in Laugharne is Dylan’s regular drinking haunt, Browns Hotel

The Dylan Thomas birthday walk in Laugharne.

The website devoted to places Dylan frequented in  Newquay, Ceredigion, another of his former homes.

The tour based on the time Dylan Thomas spent in Donegal, Ireland.

The walking tour of places associated with Dylan Thomas in New York  developed with the help of the poet’s late daughter, Aeronwy.

The Chelsea Hotel, New York, where Dylan Thomas spent his last days, is currently closed for renovation having changed hands. The official website is inactive, but an independent blog is following events.

The Dylan Thomas trail at The World Travels includes numerous locations associated with the poet including Cornwall, London and Oxford as well as Welsh sites.

The Dylan Thomas memorial in Poet’s Corner, Westminster Abbey.

Dylan’s Work

Swansea’s Dylan Thomas Centre has a permanent exhibition of material  relating to the life and work of Dylan Thomas.

The story of how Dylan Thomas was recorded in New York reciting his poetry & stories for Caedmon Records.

An interesting analysis of the development of Under Milk Wood by the author David N Thomas.

Inventory of the extensive archive of Dylan Thomas material held by the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas.

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