For teachers: some useful books about Gillian Clarke

Trying the Line edited by Menna Elfyn. Gomer Press.

Collection of essays, poems and tributes by writers and critics, including specially written poems contributed by Ted Hughes, Seamus Heaney, and others. Excellent essays. Includes a useful bibliography not available elsewhere,

Approaches to the Study of Poems by Gillian Clarke by Zoe Skoulding

Approaches to the Study of Poems from Wales by Mark Powell and Mike Ross. Both from W.J.E.C, 245 Western Avenue, Cardiff CF5 2YX. (*this includes a study of the long poem, ´Letter from a far Country´, widely studied for A-level in Six Women Poets edited by Judith Kinsman, OUP.)

See also Some Aspects of the work of Gillian Clarke by John Richardson in Teaching Literature edited by Martin Blocksidge, Continuum Press.

Six Women Poets – Gillian reads her S.W.P. poems on her Compact Disc .