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Issues 1 & 2

Issues 1 & 2 of Readings were built and technically managed by the late Bill Griffiths, whose untimely and sad death in September 2007 has indeed left a great 'Bill shaped hole' in his wake; his loss has been greatly felt as a man of immense technical ability, as well as the outstanding poet that he was. We would like to express our gratitude once again for all the great work Bill has done putting together both the Readings and PORES webjournals for publication, and for his steady patience, generosity, and goodwill throughout, especially with editors with little technical knowledge of the web world!
Bill really was a pleasure to work with.

Details of Bill's life and work can be accessed at

See also Tom Raworth's In Memoriam page at

and the obituaries by Will Rowe in The Guardian [],
Nicholas Johnson in The Independent [],
and Ken Edwards in The Times [].

Veer Books will celebrate Bill's work with the publication of The Lion Man & others in the summer of 2008, a collection of his work that Bill had been compiling with us again at the time of his death.

Bill Griffith's Collected Earlier Poems (1968-80), edited by Alan Halsey & Ken Edwards, will be published by Reality Street and West House in 2010.

Issue 3+

Issues 3 and beyond have been built and technically managed by IT Services in Birkbeck College, with material management by Stephen Mooney. We would like to thank them sincerely for all their assistance and hard work on this project - special thanks go to Barbara Harris who has been on the front line of our endeavours with this site.


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