Graham Clews

Graham Clews

Born in York, England, in 1942, Graham emigrated to Canada in 1956 with his family and met his wife Marie in high school. They were married in 1963 and have three children, and six grand children. Graham articled in Edmonton with one of the root firms of KPMG, and obtained the professional designation of CharteredRead more about Graham Clews[…]

Eliza Mood

Eliza Mood

Born in Northumberland in 1957, Eliza began writing poems and stories for school magazines and plays for class performance. After winning a place on a poetry-writing course at the Arvon Foundation sponsored by the Newcastle Evening Chronicle, she well and truly caught the writing bug. Reading English at Cambridge, she amassed various notebooks of scribblingsRead more about Eliza Mood[…]

Thelma Laycock

Thelma Laycock

Thelma started writing as a child and much later became one of the founders of The Aireings, a Leeds based journal, and has also been featured in Dream Catcher on several occasions over many years.  Since then she has taught creative writing, a poetry retreat leader, and has had two poetry collections published. Her workRead more about Thelma Laycock[…]

Tom Dixon

Tom Dixon

Tom Dixon was born in York, raised in Harrogate and came back to York just as soon as he could. Since leaving school he has sporadically been, amongst other things, a mechanic, a chef and a photographic technician. His adventures have taken in parenthood, mental hospitals and a millionaire’s yacht, but not all on theRead more about Tom Dixon[…]

Rose Drew

Rose Drew

Rose Drew is a poet and anthropologist, at home in a lab, a classroom, or a stage. Rose is a public speaker, editor and book publisher, events manager, and has co-hosted the York Spoken Word Poetry & Prose open mic since January 2006. Rose and her partner Alan are founding members of York Literature FestivalRead more about Rose Drew[…]

Gary Allen

Gary Allen

Gary Allen was born in Ballymena, Co. Antrim. After studying engineering he left college, travelled and worked throughout mainland Europe doing various jobs – grape picking and scrap metal sorting in France, cleaning and factory work in Holland, Belgium, and Germany, before settling in Holland for several years, and returning home where he started toRead more about Gary Allen[…]