Gary is a graduate of the University of Durham, where he studied English language and medieval literature. He then trained as a journalist, and he currently works for Newsquest Gannett.
His poetry has been critically acclaimed and a number of his poems have been translated into German, Italian and Romanian.
He has published two poetry collections, which are The Echo and the Breath (Peterloo Poets, 2001) and The Ridiculous Nests of the Heart (bluechrome, 2003).
In 2005, he edited the anthology, The Review of Contemporary Poetry for bluechrome.
Gary has given professional readings at the Ledbury Poetry Festival, at Poetry on the Lake in Italy, and at the Poetry Trend Festival, in Munich.
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by Gary Bills & Heather E Geddes
True collaboration is often a strange business and in the case of the “Bizarre Fables”, the collaboration was between husband and wife. Heather would draw and paint, while the plots developed organically. Gary and Heather shared their visions, while the owls hooted incessantly from nearby trees and barns.
The atmosphere of the collection is medieval/Renaissance - some stories are dark.
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