Peter Riley

Peter Riley was born in 1940 in Stockport, Cheshire. He studied at Pembroke College, Cambridge, and the universities of Keele and Sussex. He taught at the University of Odense (Denmark) but since 1975 has lived as a freelance writer, teacher and book-seller, first in the Peak District and then in Cambridge. Carcanet publish Passing Measures (2000) and Alstonefield (2003).