Archives of the Poetry Magazine Spectacular Diseases

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The collection contains letters and poems sent to the editor for inclusion in issues 2 and 3 of the magazine, as well as a set of issues 1 to 9, 1976-1988

Administrative / Biographical History

Founded in 1976, this magazine was edited by Paul Green in Peterborough. It later developed into a small press, publishing mainly pamphlets, but also an anthology, Ten British poets (1993).

Conditions Governing Access

Access will be granted to any accredited reader

Custodial History

Purchased from Colin Huggett, Y Bwthyn, Tregarth, Gwynedd, North Wales LL57 4PW on 10 October 1994