Henry Bell is a writer and editor from Bristol. He edits Gutter Magazine. He is the author of John Maclean: Hero of Red Clydeside (Pluto, 2018), and has edited books including A Bird is Not a Stone (Freight Books, 2014) and Tip Tap Flat (Freight Books, 2012).
Henry Bell is a writer and editor based in Glasgow. His biography of John Maclean (Pluto, 2018) was favourably reviewed in the London Review of Books, The List, the Morning Star and other publications. Bell is the managing editor of Gutter, Scotland’s magazine of new writing, and in 2019 he won a New Writers Award from the Scottish Book Trust. Bell's second poetry pamphlet is forthcoming from Stewed Rhubarb, and he has a book recording the pandemic, Still Life, out with Speculative Books in 2022. Bell has published work in Jacobin, The Daily Record, Open Democracy, Bella Caledonia, The Drouth, Glasgow Review of Books and Common Space.
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