Robert Peake is an American-born poet living near London.
His collection The Knowledge is now available.
"Robert Peake's The Knowledge is a subtle, tender collection whose mixture of narrative and descriptive images inexorably draws the reader on to (occasionally painful) revelation."
"In consistently even, deeply muted tones, The Silence Teacher is a self-contained world ... an uneasy, affecting and unforgettable collection."
"These highly-crafted, long-considered poems have so much emotional resonance..."
= Past = Upcoming
“All that a man knows, and needs to know, is found in Berkeley.” -W.B. Yeats, mispronounced by Jack Spicer Some things are worth waiting for. I submitted “Reading James Joyce at the Berkeley Marina” to Berkeley Poetry Review in January 2013, and it was accepted in August that year. However, due to the Editor-in-Chief’s struggle […]
I receive my contributor’s copy of Acumen 86 this weekend, bearing my poem “Masters’ Palette”. I was pleased to recognise fellow former Highgate Poets member Anne Ballard in this issue, as well as Seán Street, who featured in a previous Transatlantic Poetry broadcast. I also enjoyed the interview with Wolfgang Görtschacher, tracing the origins of […]