The Leicester connection

I have a poem in the current (summer 2010) issue of Poetry Wales which harks back to my Leicester origins and features an imaginary encounter with Joe Orton on Leicester’s Silver Street. It was at one point going to be set on the very lovely New Walk, so I was all the more excited to find out about a new poetry and art magazine, based at the University of Leicester and whose first issue is about to be published, titled New Walk Magazine. I’ve taken out a subscription and am looking forward to getting my copy…

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