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Ninth and Race

Dan Burt

‘Prostitution, gambling, fencing, contract murder, loan-sharking, political corruption and crime of every sort were the daily trade in Philadelphia’s Tenderloin, the oldest part of town.’

Dan Burt

Dan Burt was born in South Philadelphia in 1942. His poetry publications include the pamphlets Searched For Text (2008) and Certain Windows (2011), and Cold Eye, a collaboration with the artist Paul Hodgson (2010). His poetry was included in Carcanet’s New Poetries V anthology and has been published in periodicals including the TLS, Poetry Review, The New Statesman, Financial Times and PN Review.

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