Andy Fletcher was born in Halifax and now lives in Hull. He graduated in law but has since worked as a farm labourer, machine operator, bus driver and social work assistant. His poems have appeared widely in magazines including Bete Noire, Tears in the Fence, Poetry Salzburg Review, Butcher’s Dog and Iota. He has been anthologised in ‘Old City New Rumours’ (ed Carol Rumens/Ian Gregson), ‘The Hull Connection’ (Muesli Jellyfish) and Amnesty International’s ‘Small Candles’. His collection ‘the mile long piano’ was published by Ragged Raven in 2007. Andy is an occasional vocal performer with experimental Hull band ‘Fear of Bicycles’.