Sunday, March 29, 2009
John Harvey has enjoyed close to 35 years as a writer, mostly of fiction, and for some 25 of those years he ran Slow Dancer Press and edited Slow Dancer magazine. In 2007, he was awarded the British Crime Writers' Association Cartier Diamond Dagger for sustained excellence in the field of crime writing. Two collections of his poems have been published, Ghosts of a Chance  and Bluer Than This , both Smith/Doorstop Press. His contributions to The Lineup: Poems on Crime 2 are his first published poems for some time.