Peter Boyle (born 1951) is an Australian poet, translator, and teacher.
Boyle was born in Melbourne, Victoria, and grew up in Sydney.
He attended Riverview College, where he first became interested in poetry, and the University of Sydney, where he earned an Arts degree.
He has published 9 collections of poetry, including The Blue Cloud of Crying and Coming Home From the World.
Boyle has also published translations of Federico García Lorca, Luis Cernuda, Eugenio Montejo, César Vallejo, Pierre Reverdy, and others.
- New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards, Translation Prize and PEN Medallion, 2004: shortlisted
- Wesley Michel Wright Prize for Poetry, 1992: winner
- Queensland Premier's Literary Awards, Arts Queensland Judith Wright Calanthe Prize for Poetry, 2005: shortlisted for Museum of Space
- Festival Awards for Literature (SA), John Bray Award for Poetry, 1998: winner for The Blue Cloud of Crying
- NBC Banjo Awards, NBC Turnbull Fox Phillips Poetry Prize, 1997: winner for The Blue Cloud of Crying
- New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards, Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry, 1995: winner for Coming Home from the World
- NBC Banjo Awards, NBC Turnbull Fox Phillips Poetry Prize, 1995: joint winner for Coming Home from the World
- Wesley Michel Wright Prize for Poetry, 1992: winner for Coming Home from the World
- Coming Home from the World. Wollongong, NSW: Five Islands Press, 1994.
- The Blue Cloud of Crying. Sydney: Hale & Iremonger, 1997.
- Acceptance of Silent Waters. Sydney: Vagabond Press, 2000.
- What the Painter Saw In Our Faces. Wollongong, NSW: Five Islands Press, 2001.
- November in Madrid, and other poems. Warner’s Bay, NSW: Picaro Press, 2001.
- Museum of Space. St Lucia, Qld: University of Queensland Press, 2004.
- Reading Borges, and other poems. Warner’s Bay, NSW: Picaro Press, 2007.
- The Transformation Boat. Spit Junction, NSW: River Road Press, 2008.
- How Does a Man Who is Dead Reinvent His Body? The belated love poems of Thean Morris Caeli (with M.T.C. Cronin). Exeter, UK: Shearsman Books, 2008.
- Eugenio Montejo, The Trees: Selected poems 1967–2004. Cambridge, UK: Salt, 2004.
Except where noted, bibliographical information courtesy the Australian Poetry Library.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Peter Boyle b. 1951, Poetry Foundation, Web, Aug. 11, 2012.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Peter Boyle (1951- ), Australian Poetry Library, Web, Mar. 3, 2012.
- ↑ , Austlit page
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- ↑ Peter Boyle (Australia, 1951), Poetry International Rotterdam. Web, Dec. 23, 2013.
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