The Literary Magazine of the Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers
Author: Barney Spender
Barney Spender comes from a long line of journalists and writers, going back to his great grandfather Edward Spender who founded the Western Morning News in Plymouth, England, in 1860, and the poets Stephen and Richard Spender. Graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Medieval English from Trinity College, Dublin, Barney gravitated from the theatre into the world of sports journalism, going on to work for the likes of Reuters, The (London) Times, BBC and Discovery Eurosport. He lived for five years in Athens, Greece and is now resident in France.