Waddington-Feather, John Joseph

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WADDINGTON-FEATHER, John Joseph. British, b. 1933. Genres: Novels, Children's fiction, Plays/Screenplays, Poetry, History, Literary criticism and history. Career: Ordained into Anglican Holy Orders, 1977; Hon. Assistant Chaplain, Shrewsbury Prison. Schoolmaster, 1957-95. Co-Ed., Poetry and Audience mag., 1953-54; Ed., Summer Bulletin (Yorkshire Dialect Society), 1963-74; Founder and Director, Feather Books; Editor, The Poetry Church magazine, 1996. Member, Editorial Board, Platform mag., 1967-69; Fellow, Royal Society of Arts, 1989-; The Bronte Society, Council, 1994- 2000; J.B. Priestley Society Council, Chairman, 1998-. Publications: A Collection of Poems, 1963; Of Mills, Moors and Men, 1966; Leeds, the Heart of Yorkshire, 1967, 3rd ed., 1985; Century of Model-Village Schooling, 1958; Yorkshire Dialect, 1970, 4th ed., 2002; Garlic Lane, 1970, rev. ed., 2000; Easy Street, 1973, rev. ed., 2000; One Man's Road, 1977; Six More Characters in Search of an Author (play), 1978; Quill's Adventures in Series (for children), 4 vols., 1980-92; Tall Tales from Yukon, 1984; Khartoum Trilogy and Other Poems, 1985; Six Christian Monologues, 1990; Six More Poems on New Testament Characters, 1994; Tales of Harry Hedgehog, 1994; Wild Tales from the West, 1998; The Museum Mystery, 1999; The Bradshaw Mystery, 2000; The Marcham Mystery, 2002; Legends of Americada, 2002; Chance-Child (part 1), 2002. EDITOR/CO-EDITOR: Northern Aspect, 1964; Swing Back, 1971; Ipso Facto, 1975; The Poetry Church Anthology, 1999. Address: Feather Books, PO Box 438, Shrewsbury SY3 0WN, England. Online address: [email protected]; www.waddysweb.freeuk.com