Peter Boyle 
Author

poèmes

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Why the Minotaur is Always Sad anglais

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Towns in the Great Desert (11) anglais

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to poem

The Joys of Mathematics anglais

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Two Poems by Irene Philologos anglais

The tree’s ambition anglais

The Banker who owns the stars anglais

Peter Boyle 
Author

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* 23.08.1951, Melbourne, Australie
Réside à: Sydney, Australie

Peter Boyle was born in Melbourne in 1951. He contracted polio as a young child and spent considerable time in hospitals, and at the age of eleven he moved with his family to Sydney. He attended Riverview College, where he discovered his gift for languages and interest in poetry, and he subsequently completed an Arts degree at the University of Sydney. He has worked as a teacher of English, History and Communications in secondary schools and in technical colleges.

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Boyle’s first book of poetry, Coming Home From the World (1994), won the New South Wales Premier’s Award and the National Book Council Banjo Award. The Blue Cloud of Crying(1997) also won the Banjo Award and the Adelaide Festival Poetry Prize. Besides publishing his own work, Boyle has translated extensively from French and Spanish poets, notably Lorca, Vallejo, Eugenio Montejo and Pierre Reverdy.

Publications
  • Coming Home From the World

    Five Islands Press, 1994

  • The Blue Cloud of Crying

    Hale and Ironmonger, 1997

  • Acceptance of Silent Waters

    Vagabond Press, 2000

  • What the Painter Saw in Our Faces

    Five Islands Press, 2001

  • November in Madrid and other poems

    Picaro Press, 2001

  • Museum of Space

    University of Queensland Press, 2004

  • Reading Borges and other poems

    Picaro Press, 2007

  • The Transformation Boat

    River Road Press, 2008

  • Apocrypha: Texts Collected and Translated by William O’Shaunessy

    Vagabond Press, 2010

Prix
  • 1992 Wesley Michael Wright Poetry Prize

  • 1994 National Book Council 'Banjo' Award

  • 1995 New South Wales Premier's Literary Award

  • 1997 National Book Council 'Banjo' Award

  • 1998 South Australia Festival Award for Poetry

Liens
  • Peter Boyle - Poetry International Web

    Website
  • Peter Boyle - Poetry Archive

    Website
  • Peter Boyle - The Poetry Foundation

    Website
  • Peter Boyle - Red Room Company

    Website