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Residence  Cardiff, Wales
Name  Tim Saunders
Occupation  writer, poet
Citizenship  British
Ethnicity  Cornish

Tim Saunders Tim Saunders reads Cornish language poetry at Mostly Books YouTube
Spouse(s)  Lyn Mererid Helen Ceridwen Price
Children  Gwenno Saunders Ani Saunders

Tim saunders reads cornish language poetry at mostly books

Tim Saunders is a Cornish language poet who also writes poetry and journalism in the Welsh, Irish, Breton and Cornish languages. He is resident in Cardiff but is of Cornish descent. He is a bard of the Gorseth Kernow, a literary historian and editor of 'The Wheel' – an anthology of modern poetry in Cornish 1850–1980. High Tide is a collection of his own poems in Cornish from the years 1974 to 1999.


Tim’s daughters, Gwenno and Ani Saunders, were formerly singers with the British indie pop girl group The Pipettes, with Gwenno also playing the keyboards, and are now solo artists.

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Standard Written Form

Saunders has spoken out against the development of a Standard Written Form of Cornish, saying, "The insulting notion that we are so stupid as to need 'impartial outside experts' to settle our differences is, quite simply, contemptible. Such transparent chicanery would require scholars having limited acquaintance with the Cornish-speaking community, and no accountability, to lay down the law for it. No reputable academic would destroy his or her own reputation by taking up such a patronizing stance."

Selected list of works

  • 1977: Teithiau (Cyfres y beirdd answyddogol). Y Lolfa. (Author)
  • 1985: Gomebydd Arbennig. Y Lolfa. (Author)
  • 1986: Cliff Preis: Darlithydd Coleg. Y Lolfa. (Author)
  • 1994: Saer Swyn a Storiau Eraill o Gernyw. Gomer Press. (Author)
  • 1999: The Wheel: An Anthology of Modern Poetry in Cornish 1850-1980. Francis Boutle Publishers. (Editor)
  • 2003: Gol Snag Bud Ha Gwersyow Whath. Spyrys a Gernow. (Author)
  • 2003: Cornish is Fun: An Informal Course in Living Cornish. Y Lolfa. (Translator)
  • 2006: Nothing Broken: Recent Poetry in Cornish. Francis Boutle Publishers. (Editor)
  • Tim saunders and steve coates discuss the team as a whole as they prepare for a new season


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