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Participants: Neil Astley

Neil Astley

Neil Astley is editor of Bloodaxe Books, which he founded in 1978.  He has edited nearly a thousand poetry books and published several bestselling anthologies, including Staying Alive (2002), Being Alive (2004), Soul Food [with Pamela Robertson-Pearce] (2007) and Earth Shattering: ecopoems (2007), as well as two poetry collections, Darwin Survivor and Biting My Tongue, and two econovels, The End of My Tether (2002/2003) (shortlisted for the Whitbread First Novel Award), and The Sheep Who Changed the World (2005).  He delivered a controversial StAnza lecture in 2005.

StAnza 2009 Events:

Thu 19 March | In Person: 30 Poets
Film by Pamela Robertson-Pearce & Neil Astley
The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street – Studio Theatre

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