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How readers saved The Poetry Business in Sheffield

"I'm always surprised when people don't know we're here," says Ellen McLeod, manager and co-director of The Poetry Business which – challenging the idea that the UK's literary industry must be based in the capital – operates from an office on smart Campo Lane in Sheffield city centre, just behind the Anglican cathedral.
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Stan Skinny and Teah Lewis, who are organising 'Sheffield Does 69 Love Songs' at DINA on Cambridge Street later this month. Picture: Scott Merrylees

Sheffield Does 69 Love Songs: Musicians to play classic album in full

"I suppose I just wanted to do something pretty epic and a bit different," says the poet and comedian Stan Skinny who, along with fellow songwriter Teah Lewis, has taken on an enormous task - staging a concert in Sheffield that involves playing, live and acoustically, every single track from The Magnetic Fields' classic album 69 Love Songs, all in one go.
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