Daniel Shelley-Smith is a PhD Candidate at Aberystwyth
University, where he previously completed his BA in English Literature
and Creative Writing, and an MA in Creative Writing. He is currently
completing his thesis – a hybrid of poetry, commentary, and theory –
on the subject of physics and poetry. Daniel describes himself as a
conceptual poet. He is interested in the way written language behaves,
and in experimenting with ways of constructing poetry as both a visual
and linguistic system. Several of his poems have appeared in the
student anthologies: The Lunar Attic, Flux, and Seafret. Daniel
regularly presents his work at Aberystwyth Univiersity’s annual
Postgraduate Conference, hosted by the Department of English and
To view and download a copy of Daniel's paper, ' Graphemechanical Spaces: Poetry, From Speech to Writingl' from Adobe Acrobat go here.
To view and download a copy of Daniel's poem, 'Freefall' from Adobe Acrobat go here.
To view and download a copy of Daniel's poem 'Energy and Mass ' from Adobe Acrobat go here.
Energy and Mass by Daniel Shelley-Smith
Freefall: The Happiest Thought, by Daniel Shelley-Smith