About Author: Peter Austin

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Peter Austin lives with his wife and three daugh­ters in Toronto, where he teaches Eng­lish at Seneca Col­lege. Over a hun­dred of his poems have been pub­lished, in mag­a­zines and antholo­gies in the USA (includ­ing The New For­mal­ist, Con­tem­po­rary Son­net, The Lyric, Iambs & Trochees, Chi­maera, Lucid Rhythms and Road not Taken), Canada, the UK, Aus­tralia, New Zealand, South Africa, Israel and Ger­many. As well as poetry, he writes plays, and his musi­cal adap­ta­tion of The Wind in the Wil­lows has enjoyed four pro­duc­tions, the most recent in July ’07, in Worces­ter, Massachusetts.

Posts by Peter Austin

  • Roma­nia, she came from, on a plane, To pros­per­ous Toronto. Only nine, She knew enough of poverty and pain To occupy a month of show-and-tell. She learned to boat and […]

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    Roma­nia, she came from, on a plane, To pros­per­ous Toronto. Only nine, She knew enough of poverty and pain To occupy a month of show-and-tell. She learned to boat and […]

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