Peter Riley

Peter Riley recently retired to Hebden Bridge. He has been a teacher, lecturer, bookseller, bus conductor, and a few other things. He is the author of fifteen books of poetry, and some of prose concerning travel and music. His most recent books are ‘The Glacial Stairway’ (Carcanet 2011) and a book-length poem, ‘Due North’ (Shearsman 2015), which was shortlisted for the Forward Best Collection Prize in 2015.