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Menna Elfyn

Menna Elfyn, considered the foremost living poet writing in Welsh, looks at the influence of T Gwynn Jones, who wrote in the strict metres of Welsh poetry.

Series in which contemporary poets discuss writers whose work has influenced their own.

Menna Elfyn, considered the foremost living poet writing in Welsh, talks about the influence of T Gwynn Jones. He wrote in the strict metres of Welsh poetry, but also looked beyond Wales for inspiration - and an audience. Menna illustrates her essay with examples of the poetry of T Gwynn Jones and her own, in both English and Welsh.

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