Geoff Sadler

Geoff Sadler is an assistant librarian on local studies at the Chesterfield Public Library, England. He is the author of Journey to Freedom (with Antoni Snarski, 1990), Shirebrook in Old Picture Postcards (1993), Shirebrook (1994), Shirebrook: A Second Selection (1995), Who Was Who? The Black and Whites (2000), Chesterfield: History and Guide (2001), and, as “Jeff Sadler” and “Wes Calhoun,” twenty-eight Western novels. He edited Twentieth-Century Western Writers (1991) and St. Nazaire to Shepperton: A Sailor’s Odyssey by Ralph Batteson (1996).

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Ruth Fainlight

Ruth Fainlight was born in New York on May 2, 1931, the daughter of a British father and an American mother with Russian-Jewish ancestry. In 1946 she settled in England, where she studied at colleges of art in Birmingham and Brighton. She married the writer Alan Sillitoe in 1959. The couple have one son and one daughter. Although a successful writer of short stories, a dramatist/librettist and translator, she is best known for her poetry, whose modern style blends subtle image-making with toughness of expression.

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