COOKE, William. British, b. 1942. Genres: Novellas/Short stories, Poetry, Literary criticism and history, Biography, Humor/Satire, Writing/Journalism. Career: Lecturer, Stoke-on-Trent College of Further and Higher Education, 1979-95. Member of faculty, Thistley Hough School, 1968-70, and City of Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College, 1970-79. Publications: Edward Thomas: A Critical Biography, 1970; Edward Thomas: A Portrait, 1978; Builder (poetry), 1980; Small Ads (poetry), 1980; Business English, 1990. EDITOR: Anvil, 1979; Howlers, 1988; Edward Thomas, 1997.