Ian D Gilmour
I started life as a reluctant reader and a non-writer. An accidentalcollision with a university course on American literature sparked an interest in modern writing, especially 20th century American short story. I enjoy the obvious - Hemingway, Fitzgerald, etc. but I have been grabbed by others like Ray Carver, Donald Barthelme, Don Delillo and a straying into the poetry of William Carlos Williams. The life and work of the beat writers, especially Kerouac are also significant. I love the images of urban America.
I love the romance behind the stranger in the city street and the cafe's and flats more...