• Buttress, Derrick

    Buttress, Derrick

    Derrick Buttress was born in 1932. His poems have been widely published in magazines and in four collections by Shoestring Press; the latest, Welcome to the Bike Factory, in 2015. A memoir, Broxtowe Boy, was published in 2004, and its sequel, Music While You Work, in 2007. Sing to Me (2012) is his first collection of short stories. He has also written plays for BBC TV and Radio.

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