Sam Adams | 'I just wanted to write and I’ve done so whenever I’ve had the opportunity'

Sam Adams | 'I just wanted to write and I’ve done so whenever I’ve had the opportunity'

"I can’t remember a time when I didn’t want to be a writer. I don’t think it’s connected with being Welsh. I just wanted to write and I’ve done so whenever I’ve had the opportunity.”

For more than 50 years, Sam Adams has been a notable fixture in the literary landscape of Wales. He has published three collections of poetry and several studies of fellow English-speaking Welsh writers, as well as editing many other works and contributing numerous articles to magazines such as Anglo-Welsh Review, New Welsh Review and Poetry Wales, which he edited from 1973–75. Since 1996, Adams, now 85, has a...

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