This is the website of Peter Robinson, born 18 February 1953 in Salford, Lancashire (UK). He is an award-winning poet and translator, a widely published literary critic, and a university professor of literatures in English. Follow the links to find out more about this writer's life and work.

New books available now and coming soon:

September in the Rain: a novel

Holland House Books, 2016

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"A beautiful novel" - Jonathon Coe
"stunningly moving" - Ian Brinton

Collected Poems: 1976 - 2016

Shearsman Books, 2017

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"finest poet of his generation" - PN Review
"a major English poet" - Poetry Review

The Sound Sense of Poetry

Cambridge University Press, 2018

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"stimulating, lucid, and original" - RES
"a generous promoter of contemporary poetry" - TLS