Richard Byrt

  • Role:Joint Secretary
  • Location:Rutland
  • Introduction:Richard Byrt is a retired mental health nurse and a member of the WORD! team. He completed an MA creative writing at De Montfort University. He is an active participant in local poetry events. Richard’s first collection, Devil’s Bit, published by De Montfort Books, Ltd., was commissioned by Upstairs at the Western pub theatre. He has also had poems published in several magazines and anthologies.