Delta (magazine)

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delta was a small poetry magazine that was produced at the University of Cambridge in the 1950s and 1960s.[1] The magazine was first published in 1954.[1] The founder was Peter Redgrove.[2] It was originally edited by Peter Redgrove and Rodney Banister, but Redgrove persuaded Philip Hobsbaum to take over from Issue 3.[3] The magazine introduced various poets, including The Group figures Edward Lucie-Smith[3] and Peter Porter.[4] From 1972 the magazine was not edited from Cambridge.[5] It ended publication in 1981.[5]


  1. ^ a b "Delta (Cambridge Literary Magazine). volumes 1-22. (1954-1960)". Biblio. Retrieved 25 July 2015.
  2. ^ M. Wormald; N. Roberts; Terry Gifford (9 September 2013). Ted Hughes: From Cambridge to Collected. Springer. p. 23. ISBN 978-1-137-27658-2. Retrieved 6 September 2016.
  3. ^ a b Philip Hobsbaum, "Ted Hughes at Cambridge", DarkHorse, Autumn 1999.
  4. ^ Kaiser, John R, Peter Porter: A Bibliography 1954 – 1986, London and New York: Mansell, 1990. ISBN 0-7201-2032-2, p. 99.
  5. ^ a b Graham Chainey (27 July 1995). A Literary History of Cambridge. CUP Archive. p. 275. ISBN 978-0-521-47681-2. Retrieved 6 September 2016.