William Alderson
William Alderson was a founder of King’s Lynn Stop the War in 2003, has been an active Trade Unionist, and has campaigned for the right of asylum seekers to remain in the UK. He worked in BBC Television News for 25 years, mainly as a film, video and computer editor. As a letterpress printer, he has created designs for the Bodleian Library, BBC Radio 4, and Seven Stories. A graduate of Bristol University’s Drama Department, he has been a key figure in Lynx Theatre and Poetry since 1987. He is joint organiser of the Cambridge Pub Poets. His poetry has been published in Acumen, Envoi, Orbis, Poetry Salzburg Review, and The Rialto. In 2016 he was commissioned to write Somewhere Else, a 15-minute poem for two voices, which was performed outside Peterborough Cathedral as part of a Future Floodlands event.

Books available from Poetry Salzburg:

William Alderson: A Moment of Disbelief: Poems on War, Terrorism and Refugees, September 2017. 43 pp. ISBN-13 978-3-901993-60-2 (= PSPS 20)
£7.00 (+ 1.50 p&p), €7.00 (+ 1.50 p&p), US$ 10.00 (+ 2.50 p&p)

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