Nicholas Bielby
Nicholas Bielby is a retired lecturer at Leeds University who currently runs and edits the poetry magazine Pennine Platform and the poetry publisher Graft Poetry. He read English under F. R. Leavis at Downing College, Cambridge but, halfway through, changed to Philosophy. Later, he took an MA at Leeds. After university he taught at the University of Agra in India before taking up Primary teaching in England and then Teacher Education. He has written several books on reading, and has acted as a consultant to the Government and several major publishers. In addition, he has published a book on early Tudor poetry and has contributed to several books including The Edinburgh Companion to the Bible and the Arts (Edinburgh UP, 2014). He has written three previous books of poetry and has won numerous prizes in competitions including the Arvon International and New Poetry.

Books available from Poetry Salzburg:

Nicholas Bielby: The Naming of Things, April 2015. 96 pp. ISBN-13 978-3-901993-49-7
£10.50 (+ 2.00 p&p), €13.00 (+ 2.50 p&p), US$ 18.00 (+ 3.00 p&p)