Dan Burt investigates the gaps between people, their cultures, their places of living. Between new and old worlds, between lives of deprivation and comfrot, between inner and outer selves, there is something gritty and disturbing working away...In poems and prose that reach deep down into the resevoir of human loss, distress and need, comes hope. He is a writer of intensity and passion who is able to be wry when needs be. There are the costs, but there is also renewal. --John kinsella
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About the Author
Dan Burt was born in South Philadelphia in 1942. He attended state schools and a local Catholic college before reading English at St. John's College Cambridge. He graduated from Yale Law School and practiced law in the US, Saudi Arabia and the UK until moving to London in 1994 and becoming a British citizen. He is an Honorary Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge, and lives and writes in London and Cambridge. His poetry publications include the Lintott chapbooks Searched For Text (2008)and Certain Windows (2011), and Cold Eye, a Marlborough Graphics collaboration with Paul Hodgson (2010). His work has been anthologized (New Poetries V, Carcanet) and published in periodicals including The TLS, Poetry Review, the Financial Times and others.