About the author
Peter Dent was born in Forest Gate, London, but has spent most of his life in Surrey and Devon. A teacher for twenty years, he is now retired, devoting the greater part of his time to writing. He was the editor/publisher of Interim Press from 1975 to 1987, where he published numerous volumes of poetry and essays on such writers as George Oppen, Lorine Niedecker, Thomas A. Clark and Allen Upward. With others he has translated from the Sanskrit and Urdu. His own work, both poetry and prose-poetry, has been published widely in magazines and anthologies both in Britain and abroad.