Robert Peake is an American-born poet living near London.
His newest collection is The Knowledge
"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..."
When it rains it pours. Especially in an English autumn. I just received my contributor’s copy of Acumen 89. The poem they took is a companion in some ways to the poem published yesterday at The Clearing. Here’s a snap of the poem in situ. You can order single copies and subscribe at the Acumen […]
I have a new poem up at The Clearing, Little Toller’s online journal of poetry and place. It has come at an especially important moment, as I understand the current editors, having been flung far and wide by academic post and pursuits, will be handing over to a fresh new team. Here’s hoping they preserve […]
I received my contributor’s copy of Bare Fiction 9 today. I love the format of this magazine — broad, art deco; it even smells nice. Inside, stunning poems by some familiar names — Mary Jean Chan, who will read for Transatlantic Poetry this summer; three corkers by Jane Commane; and two from Abegail Morley, on whom I can always […]