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Multi-award-winning poet, novelist, librettist and psychogeographer.
"Grahame Davies is a poet, novelist, editor and literary critic, who has won numerous prizes, including the Wales Book of the Year Award. He is the author of 15 books in Welsh and English, including: The Chosen People (Seren, 2002), a study of the relationship of the Welsh and Jewish peoples; The Dragon and the Crescent (Seren, 2011), a study of the relationshwip between Wales and Islam; a novel, Everything Must Change, (Seren, 2007) about the French philosopher Simone Weil, and the popular work of psychogeography, Real Wrexham (Seren, 2007). A native of Wrexham, now based in Cardiff and London, he has a degree in English from Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, and a PhD from Cardiff University, where he is an honorary fellow in the department of religious studies. He has been awarded an honorary D.Litt from Anglia Ruskin University, and is Vice-President of Goodenough College, London. He travels internationally as a reader and lecturer. His poetry has been translated into many languages. In The Queen's Birthday Honours of 2020 he was appointed Lieutenant of the Royal Victorian Order (LVO).
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