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Author: Peter Thabit Jones

Welsh poet and dramatist Peter Thabit Jones is the author of fourteen books, several of which have been reprinted and four published in Romania. His work has been translated into over twenty languages. In March 2008 Peter's American publisher, Stanley H. Barkan, organised a six week poetry reading tour for Peter and Dylan Thomas's daughter, Aeronwy. The pair gave readings and workshops from New York to California, at many universities and prestigious art venues. He is the co-author, with Aeronwy, of the Dylan Thomas Walking Tour of Greenwich Village. He is the recipient of the Eric Gregory Award for Poetry (The Society of Authors, London), The Society of Authors Award, The Royal Literary Fund Award (London) and an Arts Council of Wales Award. He has been a prize-winner in several UK and international poetry competitions. His poem Kilvey Hill has been incorporated into a permanent stained-glass window at Saint Thomas Community School in Swansea, Wales. He is a regular visitor to America, participating in conferences and festivals across the country. He has resided at Big Sur, California, the past eight summers as a writer-in-residence. In April, 2014, he was inducted into the Phi Sigma Iota Society at Salem State University, Massachusetts, for his contribution to literature and literary translations. He was awarded the Ted Slade Award for Service to Poetry in 2016 by The Poetry Kit, UK, and the Homer: European Medal for Poetry and Art in 2017.

The Fire in the Wood: A Prose and Verse Drama: Three Acts Based on the Life of Edmund Kara, California's Big Sur Sculptor
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The Fire in the Wood: A Prose and Verse Drama: Three Acts Based on the Life of Edmund Kara, California's Big Sur Sculptor

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Drama. California Studies. A drama written by the poet-in-residence at Big Sur, near the cabin where Edmund Kara worked on his sculptures, including that of Elizabeth Taylor in The Sandpipers.

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The Lizard Catchers
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The Lizard Catchers

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Poetry. THE LIZARD CATCHERS is Jones's first American collection. It includes art work by Nick Holly, also a Swansea, Wales, native. "The recipient of several awards for his work—which includes six other collections of poetry and one collection of s...

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The Lizard Catchers
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The Lizard Catchers

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Poetry. THE LIZARD CATCHERS is Jones's first American collection. It includes art work by Nick Holly, also a Swansea, Wales, native. "The recipient of several awards for his work—which includes six other collections of poetry and one collection of s...

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Poems from a Cabin on Big Sur
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Poems from a Cabin on Big Sur

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Poetry. "I love the poems' clarity of vision, this genuflecting before a life-affirming experience, part of the webwork of a world, so much in its purity, like that of the very dawn of Creation. The poems vary, both in length and in prosody, yet alw...

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Poems from a Cabin on Big Sur
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Poems from a Cabin on Big Sur

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Poetry. "I love the poems' clarity of vision, this genuflecting before a life-affirming experience, part of the webwork of a world, so much in its purity, like that of the very dawn of Creation. The poems vary, both in length and in prosody, yet alw...

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