Peter Boyle

Peter Boyle. Courtesy PoemHunter.

Peter Boyle (born 1951) is an Australian poet, translator, and teacher.[1]


Boyle was born in Melbourne, Victoria, and grew up in Sydney.[1]

He attended Riverview College, where he first became interested in poetry, and the University of Sydney, where he earned an Arts degree.[2]

He has published 9 collections of poetry, including The Blue Cloud of Crying and Coming Home From the World.[3]

Boyle has also published translations of Federico García Lorca, Luis Cernuda, Eugenio Montejo, César Vallejo, Pierre Reverdy, and others.[4]





  • Eugenio Montejo, The Trees: Selected poems 1967–2004. Cambridge, UK: Salt, 2004.[5]

Except where noted, bibliographical information courtesy the Australian Poetry Library.[2]

See alsoEdit


  1. 1.0 1.1 Peter Boyle b. 1951, Poetry Foundation, Web, Aug. 11, 2012.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Peter Boyle (1951- ), Australian Poetry Library, Web, Mar. 3, 2012.
  3. [1], Austlit page
  4. [2] Austlit page
  5. Peter Boyle (Australia, 1951), Poetry International Rotterdam. Web, Dec. 23, 2013.

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