Eurig Salisbury was born in Cardiff. He taught himself the ancient Welsh poetic art of cynghanedd when he was thirteen and has won awards in many Eisteddfods. Eurig was one of the young poets on the Crap ar Farddoni tour in 2006. His first volume of poetry, »Llyfr Glas Eurig« (tr: Eurig’s Blue Book), was published in 2008. Eurig is a research fellow at the University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies at Aberystwyth, where he is currently working on the Guto’r Glyn Project. He is Bardd Plant Cymru (Welsh Children’s Poet Laureate) 2011–13.
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