Ex Libris - Poems
by David Hughes
Antony Dunn, editor of Ex Libris: Poems, would like to thank the family of David Hughes, Gwilym in particular, for their trust; Thia Daniel for her generous advice; Paddy Stephen and Ian Lowe for their confidence; Kate Ross for her assistance with the preparation of this collection; Jamie McGarry of Valley Press for his enthusiasm; Leo Winkley and St Peter's School for their support; David Morris for permission to use his photographs; and Matthew Hollis for his wisdom.
Burning The Old Boys
100 poems by Peterites
Quacks / Purple Heart Books (1991)
edited by Antony Dunn
featuring poems by David Hughes
and Sulieman Al-Bassam, Christopher Braganza, David Burns, Justin Clark, Jeremy Corner, Rhiannon Detroit, Antony Dunn, Alistair Fernie, Paul Ferrow, Simon Gildener, Richard Jarmain, Ian Lowe, James Mee, Anshuman Mondal, Peter Nowell, Angela Rosindale & Miles Whittaker
Poems included in Ex Libris: Poems and others were originally published in Elected Friends: poems for and about Edward Thomas (ed. Anne Harvey, Enitharmon Press 1991); Giant Steps 9 (ed. Graham Mort 1988); Roads 3 (Leeds 1989); Burning the Old Boys: 100 poems by Peterites (ed. Antony Dunn, Quacks Books 1992); Orogenic Zones: the first five years of the International Festival of Mountaineering Literature (ed. Terry Gifford & Rosie Smith, Bretton Hall 1994); The North (The Poetry Business 1994); The Ring of Words: poems from The Daily Telegraph Arvon International Poetry Competition 1998 (Sutton Publishing 1998), selected by judges Fleur Adcock, Grey Gowrie, Charles Moore & Andrew Motion; Klaonica: poems for Bosnia (ed. Ken Smith & Judi Benson, Bloodaxe Books 1993); Poetry Scotland (spring 2011); Along the Iron Veins, an anthology of railway writing (Stairwell Books 2010); Under the Perseids: poems from Ty Newydd (August 1993); The Common Mind (Poetry Now 1994); Brainwaifs Revisited (York Arts Centre Poetry Workshop, 1982); 1988 York Festival Poetry anthology; and the Autumn 1991 New Prospects Poetry Competition anthology selected by Gillian Clarke, Wendy Cope and Helen Dunmore.
David won first prizes in the 1981 York Arts Centre National Poetry Competition and the 1988 York Festival Poetry Competition, both adjudicated by Pete Morgan.