Peter Boyle (poet)

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Peter Boyle (born 1951 in Melbourne, Australia), is an Australian poet and translator.

He has published nine collections of poetry, including The Blue Cloud of Crying and Coming Home From the World.[1]

Boyle has also published translations of Federico García Lorca, Luis Cernuda, Eugenio Montejo, César Vallejo, Pierre Reverdy, and others.[2]


  • Ghostspeaking, Vagabond Press, 2016.
  • Towns in the Great Desert, Puncher & Wattmann, 2013
  • How Does a Man Who Is Dead Reinvent His Body? : The Belated Love Poems of Thean Morris Caelli, Exeter, Devon (County), England : Shearsman Books, 2008.
  • The Transformation Boat 2008, River Road Press.
  • Reading Borges and Other Poems 2007, Picaro Press.
  • Museum of Space, University of Queensland Press, 2004.
  • November in Madrid and Other Poems, 2001.
  • What the Painter Saw In Our Faces, Five Island Press, 2001.
  • The Blue Cloud of Crying, 1997, Hale and Iremonger
  • Coming Home from the World, Five Islands Press, 1994.



  1. ^ [1], Austlit page
  2. ^ [2] Austlit page
  3. ^ Harmon, Steph (22 May 2017). "'Brave, ruthless and utterly compelling': Leah Purcell wins big at NSW premier's literary awards". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 23 May 2017.