Peter Robinson

peter-robinson-at-the-portico-librarycropped-1Peter Robinson is the author of many books of poetry, translations, aphorisms, short fiction and criticism, and has been awarded the Cheltenham Prize, the John Florio Prize and two Poetry Book Society Recommendations. His recent publications include Collected Poems 1976–2016 (Shearsman Books), a novel, September in the Rain (Holland House Books) and The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary British and Irish Poetry, which he edited. He has edited the occasional prose of Roy Fisher and the complete poetry of Bernard Spencer, as well as editing critical volumes on both poets. He is Professor of English and American Literature at the University of Reading and poetry editor for Two Rivers Press.

‘… a major English poet’ – Poetry Review

The Draft Will

Approach to Distance: Selected Poems from Japan