Poetry

Sheffield Almanac coverMy 2017 pamphlet Sheffield Almanac is published by Longbarrow Press. It’s a poem in four chapters about rivers, rain, relocation and regeneration, exploring the industrial past and post-industrial future of my adopted home city.
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(See also: Model City, my essay for the Longbarrow blog about Sheffield’s civic identity and the implications of being a ‘city of making’)

Print journals

Recent issues of Route 57 feature my work, the most recent being #15 (theme: ‘environs’/urban nature), which includes ‘The River Don Shipping Forecast’ and ‘Three Views of Chapman’s Pond’. The railway-themed #14 has a couple in as well. Both are stunningly designed.
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Under the Radar issue 22 includes two of my poems: ‘If Anything Happens to Me’ and ‘Love Song of Ingleton Road’.
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The Fenland Reed includes my poem ‘The Absences’ in issue 7 (autumn 2018).
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Issue 26 of Prole, published in summer 2018, includes my poem ‘Millennials’.
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I’m the Featured Poet in issue 66 of The Interpreter’s House. This means it includes three of my poems (‘Growing Seasons’, ‘Far North Line’ and ‘I am the king of Belgium’) and they rather grandly call me Peter instead of plain old Pete.
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Online

You can find more of my poetry online in these publications:

Ink Sweat and Tears
Three tanka from Staithes

Caught by the River
Dan of the Don

The High Window
Issue 10
Prospects

Issue 5
Above the Party

Riggwelter
Issue 7
A Midweek Fixture

Issue 1
Mid-Afternoon

Three Drops From a Cauldron
The Night We Set The Clocks Back
Lady Jane Franklin on Out Stack

A Swift Exit
Diminished
(this also appears in the A Swift Exit anthology Absent Ginsberg)

Route 57
Issue 13
Night Walk by the River Don
The Astronomer’s Wife

Issue 12
Leaving Stromness
Staithes, April 2015

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