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Kwame Dawes, Jeremy Poynting elected Honorary RSL Fellows

Kwame Dawes and Jeremy Poynting have been elected Honorary RSL Fellows by the Royal Society of Literature, joining Jacob Ross, who has been a Fellow for some time. Friends of the press including Neil Astley (Bloodaxe Books), Nathalie Teitler (The Complete Works) and Ruth Borthwick (Arvon Foundation) have also been elected. Guyanese author Pauline Melville was also elected as an RSL Fellow.

New fellows sign the RSL Roll Book using one of three historic pens belonging to T.S. Eliot, Byron or George Elliot. Jeremy commented, 'I used the George Eliot pen and wondered how she managed to write Middlemarch with the scratchy object.'

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