Living Published Women Poets in the UK
Janet Dube
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Janet Dube poet

Janet Dube was born in Fulham, London and now lives in Carmarthenshire.


Lifeline (Gomer, 2000)

In Praise of Carnivores (Gomer, 1997)

This was a Small Death (Honno, 1997)

Housewife’s Choice (Mustardseeds, 1982)

Janet Dube studied at St David’s University College, Lampeter, and has worked as a teacher and playworker. She currently works for the Red Cross in Carmarthenshire.

Her poem Cherries has been set to music by the folk band Ffynnon. Cherries concerns Janet Dube’s grandmother who had to leave her home and her language to find work. The track uses accordion, bass and violin and is available on the band’s album Adar Gwylton and a performance of Cherries is available on You Tube.

Janet Dube grows organic produce and is a member of the Campaign to Protect Rural Wales.

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