John Tripp (poet)


John Tripp (poet)

John Tripp (1927-1986) 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.

Works

*"The Province of Belief"
*"The Inheritance File"
*"Collected Poems" (1978)


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