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David King September 5, 2018

David King (30 April 1943 – 11 May 2016) was a British writer, designer and historian of graphic design who, in the course of his research, assembled one of the largest collections of Soviet graphics and photographs. From this collection, he created a series of revelatory books unfolding the history of the Russian Revolution, and its associated art and propaganda.

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A.R. Castelao

Alfonso Rodríguez Castelao was born in Galicia in 1886. After spending his early years in Argentina, he returned to Galicia in 1900 and studied medicine, before working as a civil servant whilst developing as a visual and literary artist.

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Elizabeth Crawford

Elizabeth Crawford is the author of The Women’s Suffrage Movement: a reference guide 1866–1928 (Routledge), The Women’s Suffrage Movement: a regional survey (Routledge), and Enterprising Women: the Garretts and their circle (Francis Boutle).

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Gwyn Griffiths

Gwyn Griffiths was born in Tregaron, a small market town and community in the county of Ceredigion, Wales. In the course of a career encompassing the youth service, journalism, translation, broadcasting and PR, he wrote travel books, a history of the Breton onion men and the Welsh National Anthem and co-edited The Turn of the Ermine – an anthology of Breton Literature

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Charles Causley

Charles Causley (1917–2003) was a Cornish poet and dramatist of great distinction. Born in Launceston, he spent most of his life in the town, where he taught at the local primary school after serving in the Royal Navy during the Second World War. Causley wrote numerous collections of verse and was also a prolific children’ poet.

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D.M. Thomas February 21, 2018

D.M.Thomas, author of the iconic, bestselling novel The White Hotel, is also a distinguished poet, winner of a Cholmondeley award for poetry and the Orwell prize for his biography of Alexander Solzhenitsyn.

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Alan M. Kent February 8, 2018

Alan M. Kent was born in St Austell, Cornwall, in 1967. He is a prize-winning poet, novelist and dramatist and author and editor of a number of works on Cornish and Anglo-Cornish literature.

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