Pete Green is a poet and musician based in Sheffield, Yorkshire. They write about coastlines and islands, edgelands, cities and the post-industrial, walking, railways, love, football, rock and roll, whisky, underachievement, and getting lost.

Sheffield Almanac

Debut poetry pamphlet
(Longbarrow Press, 2017)


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We’re Never Going Home

Second solo album
(Precordial Catch Records, 2016)

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Poem: I am the king of Belgium


“from this spot the tracks
to Europe’s endpoints radiate
just like the spokes of union jacks…”
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Nothing lasts forever: Hope Gardens and the meaning of permanence


In which the poet visits a new estate which will be dismantled in 2024, and has a think about our understandings of home and the temporary
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The provincial sublime: transcendence and the post-industrial

A California poppy on a suburban street

Poetry can still offer a kind of transformative power, but to appreciate it your gaze may have to shift in some unexpected ways
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