Amos, William (David)

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AMOS, William (David)

AMOS, William (David). British, b. 1933. Genres: Local history/Rural topics. Career: Liverpool Daily Post, daily columnist, 1963-70; Lancashire Life, editor, 1970-86; Whitethorn Press, director, 1974-85, editor in chief, 1982-86; Hotel Publishing International, editor in chief, 1986-89; Warwickshire & Worcestershire Life, editor, 1989-91; freelance editor, 1991-. Publications: Literary Liverpool, 1971; (ed.) Just Sithabod: Dialect Verse from "Lancashire Life," 1975; (ed.) Steam-up in Lancashire: Railwayana from "Lancashire Life," 1976; (ed.) Cheyp at T'Price: Dialect Verse from "Lancashire Life," 1978; The Originals: Who's Really Who in Fiction, 1985, (in U.S. as The Originals: An A-Z of Fiction's Real-Life Characters, 1986); Derbyshire, 1995; Tales of Old Cumbria, 1996. Address: Hacket Forge, Little Langdale, Ambleside, Cumbria LA22 9NU, England.