John Tripp

Died aged 58

John Tripp (22 July 1927 – 16 February 1986) was an Anglo-Welsh poet and short-story writer. Born in Bargoed, Wales, he worked for the BBC as a journalist with the BBC, and later became a civil servant. He edited the literary magazine, Planet, and was a popular performance poet. The John Tripp Spoken Poetry Award was founded to commemorate him.

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Er cof am John Tripp 1927-1986 poet

English translation: In memory of John Tripp 1927-1986 poet

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