Dylan Marlais Thomas was born in Swansea on 27 October 1914.
November 1934 he moved to London
December 1934 he published his first book of poetry
April 1936 he met Caitlin Macnamara
September 1936 his second volume of poetry Twenty-five poems was released.
July 1937 Dylan and Caitlin were married
1938 they moved to Laugharne, Wales.
First child, Llewelyn Edouard Thomas was born in January 1939.
The Map of Love was published in August and The world I breathe in December
in the United States.
April 1940 Potrait of the Artist as a Young Dog was published
September 1940 Dylan began working for Strand Films which he continued for
the duration of the war.
His second child Aeronwy Bryn Thomas was born in March 1943.
Deaths and Entrances was published in 1946.
1949 his third child, Colm Garan Hart Thomas born.
1952 his final volume Collected Poems was published.
He also published many short stories, wrote filmscripts, broadcast stories
and talks, did a series of lecture tours in the United States and wrote Under
Milkwood, the radio play for voices.
During his fourth lecture tour of the United States in 1953, at the age
of 39, he collapsed in his New York hotel. He died on November 9th at St Vincents
Hospital, New York.
His body was sent back to Laugharne, Wales, where his grave is marked by
a simple wooden cross.
July 1994 his wife, Caitlin Thomas died in Italy, where she had spent most
of her life after his death .
18 Poems (1934)
25 Poems (1936)
The Map of Love (1939)
The World I Breathe (1939)
Potrait of the Artist as a Young Dog (1940)
New Poems (1943)
Deaths and Entrances (1946)
Selected Writings of Dylan Thomas (1946)
Twenty-Six Poems (1950)
In Country Sleep (1952)
Collected Poems, 1934-1952 (1952)
The Doctors and the Devils (1953)
Under Milkwood (1954)
Quite Early One Morning (1954)
Adventures in the Skin Trade and Other Stories (1955)
A Prospect of the Sea (1955)
A Childs Christmas in Wales (1955)
Letters to Vernon Watkins (1957)
The Beach of Falesá (1964)