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  • 2016 Review of the year – Dylan Thomas News

    2016 will perhaps be remembered most for the tumultuous political events that took place on both sides of the Atlantic, with the Brexit vote in the UK, and the election of Donald Trump in the US. In America at least, Dylan Thomas seems to have become a go-to-poet when words are required to express the emotions stirred by those political events. […]

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  • The Women’s March: Raging with Dylan Thomas

    Amazing to see so many people invoking the words of Dylan Thomas on the marches that took place around the world on January 21st 2017. Do not go gentle into that good night Rage, rage against the dying of the… Read More ›

  • Quite Early One Morning: On the trail of Dylan Thomas in New Quay

    ‘The town was not yet awake, and I walked through the streets like a stranger come out of the sea, shrugging off weed and wave and darkness with each step, or like an inquisitive shadow, determined to miss nothing’ I’ve… Read More ›

  • September 2016 News Round-up

    Welcome to our latest round-up of all things Dylan Thomas. We’ll be looking back at the second International Dylan Thomas Day in May, and at the award of the 2016 Dylan Thomas Prize. We’ll also look at exciting new acquisitions for Swansea University… Read More ›

  • The most beautiful thing you’ve ever heard: Roald Dahl on Dylan Thomas

    This year we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Roald Dahl, born in Llandaff, Cardiff, on September 13th 1916. The celebration follows hot on the heels of the 2014 centenary of Dylan Thomas, and the two men can… Read More ›

  • Dylan Thomas – Reading List

    A suggested reading list of books by, or about, Dylan Thomas.     If you’re new to Thomas or want a single volume to carry with you, then the Dylan Thomas Omnibus is an excellent place to start. You’ll find all the poems from… Read More ›

  • Jack Black on stage as Dylan Thomas

    Hollywood A-lister Jack Black joined the exclusive group of actors who’ve portrayed Dylan Thomas when he took to the stage in Los Angeles on June 14th. Black took part in a stage reading, at the Geffen Playhouse, of an award-winning screenplay by Melissa… Read More ›