Agent: Tom Witcomb
Biography: ‘Burt’s tough, terse language explores the human truth reached when all protective skin is stripped away.’ - The Times
Dan’s poetry and prose have appeared in PN Review, the TLS, the Financial Times and the New Statesman, among others. His writing draws on work as a butcher, mate, lawyer, public figure and businessman He lives and writes in London, Maine, and St John’s College, Cambridge, of which he is an Honourary Fellow.
YOU THINK IT STRANGE (Overlook) is a riveting resurrections of a harsh formative world; the working men and criminals whose brands glow below the skin of an elderly gentleman walking to his set in a Cambridge college.