(co-authored with M.T.C. Cronin)
About the author
Peter Boyle lives in Sydney. His first three collections of poetry Coming home from the world (1994), The Blue Cloud of Crying (1997), and What the painter saw in our faces (2001) have received several awards including the New South Wales Premier's Award, the South Australian Festival award and the National Book Council Award. His latest collection of poetry, Museum of Space, published in 2004 by University of Queensland Press, was shortlisted for the Queensland Premier's Award. A chapbook, Reading Borges was published by Picaro Press in December 2007. He is currently completing a long work The Apocrypha of William O'Shaunessy, fictive translations of imagined classical texts.
His translations from French and Spanish poetry include The Trees: selected poems of Eugenio Montejo (Salt Publishing, 2004), as well as translations of Federico García Lorca, Luis Cernuda, César Vallejo, Pierre Reverdy, René Char and Yves Bonnefoy. In 2004 he was shortlisted for the NSW Premier's Award for translation.