About the Event
Renowned performance poet and author of the Real Cardiff books, Peter Finch, will read from his two most recent books Walking Cardiff and The Machineries of Joy. Followed by a short Q&A.
Peter Finch is a poet, author and critic who lives in Cardiff. His latest book Walking Cardiff (Seren, 2019) is a collection of twenty walks around the Welsh capital, written in conjunction with photographer John Briggs. His first collection of poetry in a decade The Machineries of Joy was published by Seren in February 2020.
Peter is a former publisher, bookseller and Chief Executive of the Welsh Academy (now Literature Wales), and recipient of the Ted Slade Award for Service to Poetry 2011. He compiles the poetry section for Macmillan’s annual Writer’s Handbook and the self-publishing section for A&C Black’s Writer’s and Artist’s Yearbook. His extensive website can be viewed at www.peterfinch.co.uk.
About the Book
Publisher:Poetry Wales Press
Publication date:14 Oct 2019