Robert Peake is an American-born poet living near London.
Cyclone is coming July 2018
"A beautiful book that deserves to be lingered over and read widely."
"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."
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There was a point at which the analog world was overtaken by the digital, and I was right there, stumbling through puberty from childhood to adolescence. I can’t resist ekphrasis. So when Gill Stoker of the Mary Evans Picture Gallery sent me a few pictures from the collection and request to (poetically) respond, I gravitated […]
Owning to a family emergency, I was unable to attend the prize-giving for this year’s Ver Poets Ten-Liners Poetry Competition. Nonetheless, it was a pleasure to judge the entries, and a delight to discover who-wrote-what upon publication of the anthology (since I judged it blind). What follows is my adjudication report. If this piques your […]