Peter Finch

Peter Finch is a full-time poet, psychogeographer, critic, author, rock fan and literary entrepreneur living in Cardiff, Wales. Until 2011 he was Chief Executive of Literature Wales (formerly The Welsh Academy), the Welsh National Literature Development Agency. As a writer he works in both traditional and experimental forms. He is best known for his boundary pushing, his declamatory poetry readings, his creative work based on his native city of Cardiff, his editing of Seren's Real series, and his knowledge of rock and roll. He is currently working with the urban photographer John Briggs on a rediscovery of the south Wales hinterland, Walking The Valleys (due for publication at the end of 2022). Edging The City - a psychogeographic ramble around the capital's 50 mile boundary has just appeared. His Walking Cardiff was published by Seren Books in 2019. .

His two volume 1000 page Collected Poems appeared from Seren in May, 2022. His diy punk handmade chapbook of 2022 poetry Just When You Think It's Over - It Starts Again appeared in a limited edition from New Jersey's Between Shadows Press in 2022.

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