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Gillian Clarke, a Welsh poet who began writing in the later twentieth century, has been called by the Literary Review "one of the leading poets and poetry teachers of her generation." Bibliographic Citation link. She has also written plays (sometimes for radio), short stories, a libretto, non-fiction, reviews, translation, and poems for children, and has edited anthologies and a poetry journal. Bibliographic Citation link.
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8 June 1937 Gillian Williams (later GC) was born in Cardiff; she seems to have been an only child. Bibliographic Citation link.
By November 1982 GC published a poetry volume, Letter from a Far Country, whose title poem had been first written for radio, and broadcast in 1978 as a half-hour programme. Bibliographic Citation link.  scholarly note link.
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