Though this site has had a biographical time-line for WG since its early days, I thought it was time it had a fuller narrative account of his life. I think this is the fullest biography available online (the fullest in print is in my book, but this new one has quite a lot of fresh… Continue reading New Article: A Biography of Walter Greenwood
I don't know when this was made, but someone, somewhere, expended considerable creativity on it, suggesting they really valued their copy of Greenwood's play. Love on the Dole – a Home-made Dust-wrapper Best Chris.
This article explores the story of Edward A. Hibbitt, a working-class Salford novelist who was helped get into print by Greenwood and the Daily Herald journalist and friend of Greenwood's, Hannen Swaffer. A Second Walter Greenwood? Edward A. Hibbitt, Salford novelist
Greenwood is very much associated with the Depression and the nineteen-thirties, but his writing career went on into the nineteen-seventies. In a piece of forgotten writing of his from 1970, I have recently found him talking about the threat of nuclear war as the contemporary equivalent of economic collapse and unemployment. See: Walter Greenwood and the… Continue reading New Article: Walter Greenwood and the Delta Bombers
The story of Walter Greenwood's tie connects up with a few other parts of his story - including his collaboration on the play of Love on the Dole with Ronald Gow, his career as a politician and his visit to Gracie Fields villa on Capri. The grand climax of the article is an image of… Continue reading New article on Walter Greenwood’s Tie