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About Developing Dylan 100

Developing Dylan 100
was Literature Wales’ project
that brought the wizardry of Dylan Thomas to the children and young people of Wales and beyond, through creative workshops, a prestigious international competition, and a live music and spoken word tour. Explore the site to discover how you can still get involved, resources for your own creative writing workshops and more..

Teachers - sign up for our one hour creative writing workshops for Key Stages 2, 3 and 4. Book a writer to deliver a workshop in your school by clicking on the link below.

  • Developing Dylan 100 - May 03
    Still time to contribute to Dylan's #GreatPoem! Deadline is midday Thursday. Please RT! @LitWales https://t.co/px6b8Gu7Jv #DylanDay

Latest News

Thank you everyone who made Developing Dylan 100

Thank you everyone who made Developing Dylan 100

The Developing Dylan team want to say a huge thank you to everyone who made Literature Wales’ Developing Dylan 100 project an incredible suc...Read More
Brennig Davies wins BBC Young Writers’ Award 2015

Brennig Davies wins BBC Young Writers’ Award 2015

15 year-old Brennig Davies from Barry, South Wales, has won the first-ever BBC Young Writers' Award with Book Trust for his story 'Skinning'...Read More
Dylan's Great Poem

Dylan's Great Poem

Dylan’s Great Poem returns for International Dylan Thomas Day Thursday 14 May 2015 Dylan’s Great Poem opens for submissions on Thursday ...Read More
Developing Dylan Live

Developing Dylan Live

Dylan Thomas Creative Writing Workshops Now Online Dylan Thomas creative writing workshops are coming directly to your classroom on the w...Read More
Gillian Clarke - Especially When the October Wind

Gillian Clarke - Especially When the October Wind

Developing Dylan 100 proudly co-publish this poem by Gillian Clarke, the National Poet of Wales, written in response to Dylan Thomas. It was...Read More
Dylan Thomas and Hip Hop: A Lament

Dylan Thomas and Hip Hop: A Lament

To celebrate the centenary of Dylan Thomas’ birth, Martin Daws muses on the surprising similarities between Thomas’ poetry and Hip Hop.This ...Read More