There’s a campaign afoot (pun not entirely unintended) to gain celebrated SF author John Wyndham a star on Birmingham’s Walk of Stars in the city’s Broad Street.
Born in Knowle, Warwickshire, Wyndham spent most of his childhood years in Edgbaston, yet there is little or nothing commemorating the author’s links to the city. To date, the Walk of Fame has selected mainly people from the worlds of sport and music, with five for the former and three for the latter from the first dozen awarded. None for any literary figures (let alone genre).
To help support this campaign, all that’s required is a visit to http://www.walkofstars.net/?page_id=20
Once there, please:
1) Put John Wyndham in the