This collection was a winner in The Poetry Business Competition 2002.

Peter Bennet lives in Northumberland near the Wild Hills o’ Wanney. He taught at five schools, including the Royal Grammar School. Newcastle upon Tyne, and then worked in adult education for a number of institutions in the North East of Englad, including Derwentside College, Newcastle University, Northumberland College, the Open University, and Sunderland University. He subsequently spent sixteen years as Tutor Organiser for Northumberland with the Workers’ Educational Association. He was Associate Editor of Stand from 1995 to 1998, and is Co-editor of Other Poetry.