Reader 54 Summer Issue is now on sale (£6.95), featuring novelist Salley Vickers (The Cleaner of Chartres); Guardian writer Erwin James; novelist, biographer and critic Margaret Drabble (the 2000 Oxford Companion to English Literature and The Radiant Way, 2014), together with philanthropist and retired IT businesswoman Dame Stephanie Shirley, who writes about her flight as a young girl from Nazi Germany.
You will find poets Julie-ann Rowell, John Write, Andrew Forster, Niall Firth and Jennie Owen. Sean Elliott provides the latest in our long-running series ‘Poet on His (or Her) Work’, with a discussion of his poem ‘Margate’ (there is a ghost in this story). Writer and scholar Drummond Bone provides the fiction. There are all of our regular writers, including another great piece from Ian McMillan (BBC Radio 3’s The Verb) and our usual recommendations, quizzes and familiar voices.
The Interview in issue 54 is with the campaigning barrister Shauneen Lambe who talks about her work with prisoners on death row in Louisiana, and her present involvement with the UK charity Just for Kids Law.
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