Mark Tredinnick - winner of the Montreal Poetry Prize in 2011 and the 2012 Cardiff Poetry Prize - is the author Fire Diary, The Blue Plateau, Australia’s Wild Weather and nine other acclaimed works of poetry and prose.
One of Australia’s primary poets of landscape, his new collection, Body Copy, is published this year, as is his new prose work, Reading Slowly at the End of Time, a memoir of the reading life and a cry for literature in a speedy world.
He lives and writes along the Wingecarribee River in New South Wales, and his tour to Wales has been organised by New Welsh Review. The evening includes an open mic slot.
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2014 will mark the centenary of the birth of Dylan Thomas in Swansea and a series of events are being planned to commemorate one of the world’s greatest poets