John Drinkwater

Essays and writings on John Drinkwater

(in pdf format):

All suggestions for the inclusion of any interesting essay or article about John Drinkwater on this page will be gratefully received. Please email selfmademusic@aol.com with a copy attached (in Word or pdf format), or with information about how to obtain it.

Title Author Date Publisher
The Triumph of Abraham Lincoln Susie Self 2008 Published in the Spring Journal of the Dymock Poets Society 2010; available from Susie Self
The Word is Said Adrian Barlow 2008 Talk given to the Friends of the Dymock Poets, 5 April 2008; published 'Dymock Poets and Friends - journal of the Friends of the Dymock Poets', 2009; also to be published in a book by Adrian Barlow, 'Extramural: Literature and Lifelong Learning', March 2012 by the Lutterworth Press.
Some Poetic Voices of John Drinkwater Wyn Hobson 2013 Talk given to the Friends of the Dymock Poets, 5 October 2013; published in 'Dymock Poets and Friends - journal of the Friends of the Dymock Poets', Issue No. 13, 2014, ppg 14-35.
Once They Lived in Gloucestershire: A Dymock Poets Anthology Linda Hart 1995 (orig.), reprint 2012 Published by Green Branch Press

Linda Hart's book, Once They Lived in Gloucestershire: A Dymock Poets Anthology, is available for 6.95 post free from the publisher, Green Branch Press, tel. 01285 641950, or email chrisyapp@btconnect.com. The book contains a biographical chapter about John Drinkwater which has all the poems he wrote that relate to Dymock and his friendship with the other Dymock Poets. The book has an introductory chapter that explains how all six poets came to be associated with the village of Dymock, and two full-page maps showing where they lived in relation to nearby towns and villages. There are similar chapters for the other Dymock Poets: Lascelles Abercrombie, Wilfrid Gibson, Rupert Brooke, Robert Frost and Edward Thomas.