Add to researchTony Curtis
University of Glamorgan
- Carmarthen, Wales
- Poetry, Non-Fiction
Tony Curtis was born in Carmarthen in west Wales in 1946.
He studied at Swansea University and Goddard College, Vermont, and is the author of several collections of poetry, including War Voices (1995); The Arches (1998) and Heaven's Gate (2001).
He has also written books of criticism, including How Poets Work (1996) and Welsh Painters Talking (1997), The Art of Seamus Heaney (1982) and Dannie Abse (1985). He is the editor of several books, including The Poetry of Pembrokeshire (1989); The Poetry of Snowdonia (1989); Coal: an anthology of mining (1997); and The Meaning of Apricot Sponge: Selected Writings of John Tripp (2010)..
In 2007, he edited the anthology, After the First Death, and published his latest collection of poetry, Crossing Over.
Tony Curtis is Professor of Poetry at the University of Glamorgan where he directs the M. Phil Writing course. In 2001 he was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and was awarded a D. Litt in 2004. He has toured extensively giving poetry readings and lectures and won the 1993 Dylan Thomas Award and a Cholmondeley Award in 1997. He lives in Barry, Wales.
His latest book is Real South Pembrokeshire (2011).
- Real South Pembrokeshire, Seren
- The Meaning of Apricot Sponge: Selected Writings of John Tripp, editor, Parthian Books
- Wales at War: Critical Essays on Literature and Art, editor, Seren
- Crossing Over, Seren
- After the First Death: An Anthology of Wales and War in the Twentieth Century, editor, Seren
- Related Twilights: Josef Herman, Notes from an Artist's Diary, editor, Seren
- Considering Cassandra: Poems and a Story, Gwasg Garreg Gwalch
- Heaven's Gate, Seren
- Welsh Artists Talking, Seren
- How Novelists Work, editor with Maura Dooley, Georgetown University Press (US)
- Dal Confine: Selected Poems in Italian, mobyDick (Italy)
- The Arches, collages by Jon Digby, Seren
- Welsh Painters Talking, Seren
- Coal: an anthology of mining, editor, Seren
- Assemblea di Poety, editor, MobyDick (Italy)
- How Poets Work, editor, Seren
- War Voices, Seren
- Taken for Pearls: new poems, Seren
- Love from Wales, editor with Sian James, Seren
- How to Study Modern Poetry, Macmillan
- The Poetry of Snowdonia, editor, Seren
- The Poetry of Pembrokeshire, editor, Seren
- The Last Candles, Seren
- Wales: The Imagined Nation, Poetry Wales Press
- Selected Poems 1970-1985, Poetry Wales Press
- Poems, Selected and New, Story Line Press (US)
- Dannie Abse, Writers of Wales series, University of Wales Press/Welsh Arts Council
- Letting Go, Poetry Wales Press
- The Deerslayers, Cwm Nedd Press
- The Art of Seamus Heaney, editor and introduction, Poetry Wales Press
- Preparations: poems 1974-1979, Gomer
- Carnival, Alun Books
- Out of the Dark Wood: prose, poems and short stories, Edge Press
- Three Young Anglo Welsh Poets, with Duncan Bush and Nigel Jenkins, Welsh Arts Council
- Album, Christopher Davies
- Cholmondeley Award
- Dylan Thomas Award
- National Poetry Competition, first prize - 'The Death of Richard Beattie-Seaman in the Belgian Grand Prix, 1939'
- Arts Council of Wales Young Writers Prize
- Eric Gregory Award