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Childe Roland is a French-speaking poet from Canada who moved to Wales in the 1970s. He works in the concrete, found and sound poetry field and since the 1980s has devoted himself entirely to poetry. He is a poet in both traditional and experimental fields. Educated at Carleton University, Ottawa. Childe was editor and creative writer for the Canadian Government. He writes in English, French and Welsh. Childe explores the physical characteristics of literature with books as art objects or works of sculpture.
Childe Roland will be displaying his concrete visual poetry as well as performing during the Festival.
Backgammon Dragon (self–published)
Bardsey Island (self-published)
Ham and Jam and A Pearl: Two One-act Plays (Hafan Books, 2010)