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Mark Amory's diary: Confessions of a literary editor

Most editors had at least one person they couldn't bear, and one banned poems

20 September 2014

9:00 AM

20 September 2014

9:00 AM

Until recently I used to claim that I had been literary editor of The Spectator for over 25 years; now I say almost 30. The trouble is I am not quite sure and it is curiously difficult to find out. Dot Wordsworth arrived on the same day as me but she cannot remember either.

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Mark Amory has been literary editor of The Spectator since approximately 1985.

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