Nigel Humphreys Poet

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Nigel Nigel  N   NigelNiNi

NIGEL Humphreys is an Anglo-Welsh poet living in Aberystwyth.

During his life he has earned a living in West Wales at various times as retailer, computer programmer and postmaster. He is currently a volunteer advisor for Citizens Advice. 

Since retiring in 2000 he has devoted much of his life to poetry.  During that time he has been published many times, won several poetry competitions and been highly placed in others.

 He continues to be involved with Aberystwyth Arts Centre Poetry Workshop, Poetry Reading Set and The Word Distillery performances. He has also run Poetry Courses at the Arts Centre and reads his work periodically there and at London venues.

In 2007 his first Collection The Hawk's Mewl was published by Arbor Vitae Press, London followed in 2010 by The Flavour of Parallel and his third collection

Of Moment in 2013.

The Love Song of Daphnis and Chloe was published in 2015 by Circaidy Gregory Press, Hastings. It includes five new translations of Dafydd ap Gwilym poems.

His fifth book For Reasons Unknown will be published in 2018 by Arbor Vitae Press.

He is currently working on a collection of Ghost Stories a la MR James and Le Fanu

 Nigel Humphreys is a member of The Welsh Academy and Literature Wales.