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The latest edition of a magazine combining the talents of well-known poets and writers from the University of St Andrews has gone on sale. Produced by the School of English, The Red Wheelbarrow gives new writers the chance to have their work read alongside recognised names ensuring a vibrant mix of styles with a consistently high standard of writing.

Now in its third edition, the magazine was launched by Chris Jones and Hugh Martin in October 1997 and is currently edited by Hugh Martin, Lilias Fraser and Kirsti Wishart. As well as welcoming contributions from staff and students throughout the University, it also accepts submissions from further afield in the UK and beyond. To date, the magazine has featured works from, amongst others, Edwin Morgan, Douglas Dunn, Jo Shapcott and Don Paterson. The current issue includes poems from Alan Warner, Ruth Padel and John Burnside, together with less well-known poets and those who rarely submit their work for publication.

Issue 3 (ISSN no. 1462-2998) is available at the cost of £2.50 from the School of English on telephone (01334) 462666, from local bookshops or via email address red.wheelbarrow@st-andrews.ac.uk.

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Issued by Beattie Media on behalf of the University of St Andrews For more information please contact Claire Grainger on 01334 462530, 07730 415 015 or email cg24@st-andrews.ac.uk Ref: wheelbarrow/standrews/chg/6june2000

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