Peter Reading was born in Liverpool in 1946 and now lives in Shropshire. Since 1971, he has published 12 volumes of verse. His early collections, published by Secker & Warburg, include Diplopic (1983), C (1984) and Ukulele Music (1986), which are republished in 3 in 1 (Chatto). A new collection will be published by Chatto & Windus in February. Among his many prizes, he has been awarded the Cholmondeley Award, Dylan Thomas Award and the Whitbread Prize for Poetry.
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