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Archie Hind

Archie Hind

Archie Hind was born in 1928. Educated in Glasgow, where he has spent most of his life, his jobs have included bus driving, glass sculpting and data processing. He studied writing for a year at Newbattle College under Edwin Muir, and attended WEA lectures by Jack Rillie of the English Department at Glasgow University; both men were to influence him and his writing. The Dear Green Place first published in 1966 is Hind’s only novel and won both the Guardian Fiction Award and the Yorkshire Post Award for Best Book. Archie sadly died in February 2008 after a long illness.

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