Robert Peake is a British—American poet.
He created the Transatlantic Poetry reading series.
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..."
Midway on our life's journey, I found myself / In dark woods, the right road lost.
—Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy (trans. Robert Pinsky)
= Past = Upcoming
There is another world, and it is in this one.
—attributed to Paul Éluard
The film-poem genre has attracted considerable interest from various disciplines, and is beginning to gain astute critical insight as an emerging artistic form. One excellent vehicle is the German-based Poetryfilmkanal website. I was delighted to be asked to write an essay for them about the fascination of the film-poem. The relationship between art and memory […]
I have had poems coerced into handmade paper via letterpress printing techniques, laser printed on broadsides sheets, and even hung like advertisements in shop windows. I am really excited, though, to have a poem on a tote bag. Not just any tote bag — a concrete interpretation of my poem “Robin”, beautifully designed by Jane Commane, on […]