Myrddin ap Dafydd

Myrddin ap Dafydd (born 25 July 1956) is a Welsh writer, publisher and chaired bard. In 2018 he was elected Archdruid of Wales.[1]

Myrddin ap Dafydd
Born (1956-07-25) 25 July 1956 (age 64)
NationalityWriter
OccupationWriter, publisher and chaired bard

Myrddin ap Dafydd was born in Llanrwst, north Wales. He was educated in the town's schools and at the University College Wales, Aberystwyth.[2]

ap Dafydd founded the Gwasg Carreg Gwalch publishing company in 1980. He is also a director of the Cwrw Llŷn [cy] brewery in Nefyn and of the Oriel Tonnau art gallery in Pwllheli.[1]

WorkEdit

Music and poetryEdit

  • Llyfr Caneuon Tecwyn y Tractor (Rhys Parry, Myrddin ap Dafydd, Trefn. Guto Pryderi Puw), June 1998, (Gwasg Carreg Gwalch)
  • Pen Draw'r Tir, November 1998, (Gwasg Carreg Gwalch)[2]
  • Denu Plant at Farddoniaeth - Pedwar Pŵdl Pinc a'r Tei yn yr Inc, February 1999, (Gwasg Carreg Gwalch)
  • Denu Plant at Farddoniaeth - Cerddi ac Ymarferion: Cyfrol 1 - Armadilo ar ..., September 2000, (Gwasg Carreg Gwalch)
  • Jam Coch Mewn Pwdin Reis, November 2000, (Hughes a'i Fab)
  • Syched am Sycharth - Cerddi a Chwedlau Taith Glyndŵr, July 2001, (Gwasg Carreg Gwalch)
  • Llyfrau Lloerig: Y Llew Go Lew, January 2002, (Gwasg Carreg Gwalch)
  • Clawdd Cam, October 2003, (Gwasg Carreg Gwalch)[2]
  • Clywed Cynghanedd: Cwrs Cerdd Dafod, 1994, Reprinting July 2003, (Gwasg Carreg Gwalch)
  • Cerddi Cyntaf, September 2006, (Gwasg Carreg Gwalch)

Welsh children's booksEdit

  • Cyfres y Llwyfan: Ar y Gêm, January 1982, (Gwasg Carreg Gwalch)
  • Cyfres y Llwyfan: Ail Godi'r To, January 1986, (Gwasg Carreg Gwalch)
  • Gweld Cymru - Hwyl wrth Ddod i Adnabod Gwlad, May 1998, (Gwasg Carreg Gwalch)
  • Golau ar y Goeden - Arferion, Straeon a Cherddi Nadolig, Medi 2000, (Gwasg Carreg Gwalch)
  • Syniad Da Iawn! (Sioned Wyn Huws, Myrddin ap Dafydd, Haf Llywelyn, Martin Morgan, Eleri Llewelyn Morris), Tachwedd 2000, (Gwasg Carreg Gwalch)
  • Cyfres Mewnwr a Maswr: 1. Brwydr y Brodyr, June 2004, (Gwasg Carreg Gwalch)
  • Cyfres Straeon Plant Cymru 1: Straeon y Tylwyth Teg, May 2005, (Gwasg Carreg Gwalch)
  • Cyfres Straeon Plant Cymru 2: Ogof y Brenin Arthur, May 2005, (Gwasg Carreg Gwalch)
  • Cyfres Straeon Plant Cymru 3: Gelert, Y Ci Ffyddlon, May 2005, (Gwasg Carreg Gwalch)
  • Cyfres Straeon Plant Cymru 4: Barti Ddu Môr-leidr o Gymru, May 2005, (Gwasg Carreg Gwalch)
  • Odl-Dodl Dolig, Medi 2006, (Gwasg Carreg Gwalch)
  • Cyfres Straeon Plant Cymru 5: Meini Mawr Cymru, April 2007, (Gwasg Carreg Gwalch)
  • Cyfres Straeon Plant Cymru 6: Draig Goch Cymru, April 2007, (Gwasg Carreg Gwalch)

English children's booksEdit

  • Tales from Wales 1: Fairy Tales from Wales, May 2005, (Gwasg Carreg Gwalch)
  • Tales from Wales 2: King Arthur's Cave, May 2005, (Gwasg Carreg Gwalch)
  • Tales from Wales 3: The Faithful Dog Gelert, May 2005, (Gwasg Carreg Gwalch)
  • Tales from Wales 4: Black Bart, May 2005, (Gwasg Carreg Gwalch)
  • Tales from Wales 5: Stories of the Stones, April 2007, (Gwasg Carreg Gwalch)
  • Tales from Wales 6: The Red Dragon of Wales, April 2007, (Gwasg Carreg Gwalch)

Adults' booksEdit

  • Llyfrau Llafar Gwlad: 37. Enwau Cymraeg ar Dai, July 1997, (Gwasg Carreg Gwalch)[3]
  • Circular Walks e.g. "Carmarthenshire Coast and Gower Circular Walks"[4]
  • The "Welcome to..." series, e.g. "Welcome to Bermo (Barmouth)"[5]

AlbumsEdit

Caneuon Tecwyn y Tractor, July 2004, (Sain Records)

Awards and honoursEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Myrddin ap Dafydd elected Archdruid". National Eisteddfod of Wales. 7 July 2018. Retrieved 7 August 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b c d "AP DAFYDD, MYRDDIN | Rhestr Awduron Cymru" (in Welsh). Literature Wales. Archived from the original on 15 March 2016.
  3. ^ "Llafar Gwlad - Cylchgrawn chwarterol Cymraeg". Gwasg Carreg Gwalch. Retrieved 20 December 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Walking, Mountaineering and Cycling". Gwasg Carreg Gwalch. Retrieved 20 December 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Ardal Guides - Travel Cymru (Wales) with travel guide books wales". Gwasg Carreg Gwalch. Retrieved 20 December 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Past Welsh-language Children's Poets Laureate". Welsh Books Council. Retrieved 7 August 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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