RATHMELL, Neil. British, b. 1947. Genres: Novels. Career: Teacher, Ellesmere Port, 1968-71, County Durham, 1971-75, and Shropshire, 1975- 88; Shropshire Education Authority, Assistant Adviser for English and Drama, 1988-90, Adviser for Creative Arts, 1990-. Publications: The Old School, 1976. Address: 5 Riverside Close, Longden Colenam, Shrewsbury, Shrop- shire, England.