Peter Daniels has published three pamphlets with Smith Doorstop, twice as a Poetry Business competition winner: Peacock Luggage with Moniza Alvi (1992); Be Prepared (1994), Through the Bushes (2000).
Peter has also won the Ledbury (2002), Arvon (2008) and TLS (2010) poetry competitions. He was listings editor of Poetry London in the 1990s, and took the MA in Writing at Sheffield Hallam before leaving poetry for a while for a busy job. He returned to poetry through translation, and was a Hawthornden Fellow in 2009 when he started his translations of Vladislav Khodasevich from Russian: a collection of these is due from Angel Books in 2013. He has recently been Queer Writer in Residence at the London Metropolitan Archives.
Peter has a long-awaited first full collection Counting Eggs in April 2012 with Mulfran Press.