Merry Christmas from the Carter Press

Merry Christmas From The Carter Press
For a long time now I have been attempting to secure a meeting with Arthur’s publisher, Graham Carter. Having handed over control of the Carter Press sometime ago, Graham now works as an aloof and occasional agent in the London literary scene.

After a series of frustrating and labyrinthical telephone conversations with secretaries, assistants and answer phones that led only to dial tones, I decided to write to Graham directly. I explained my interest in Arthur, The Hayseed Chronicles and all things Toppit and requested a moment of his time to discuss his memories of those heady Hayseed days. What stories he must have.

I am beset with excitement to report that Graham accepted and we shall meet in the New Year for lunch. He replied with this rather charming Carter Press Christmas card. The mantel is my own.

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One Response to “Merry Christmas from the Carter Press”

  1. […] Graham Carter, Arthur’s onetime editor and publisher, now divides his time between his role as a literary agent and family life. During the leisurely lunch Graham, a natural raconteur, regaled me with his recollections of Arthur, Martha (pictured above in the Darkwood), Luke and Rachel as well as his experience of the Hayseed phenomenon in the 1980s. […]

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