|Born||1952 (age 66–67)|
William Peskett (born 1952) is a poet from Northern Ireland.
He has published two volumes of poems, The Nightowl’s Dissection (Secker & Warburg 1975) and Survivors (Secker & Warburg 1980), for the first of which he won an Eric Gregory Award for poetry. In the 1970s, Peskett edited the poetry magazine, Caret, with Trevor McMahon and Robert Johnstone. He wrote two novels, Pondlife and Losing Yourself. He has worked in teaching, journalism, marketing, design management and corporate relations and lives in Thailand.
- Booth, Martin (1985). British Poetry 1964 to 1984: Driving Through the Barricades. Routledge. p. 162. ISBN 0-7100-9606-2. Retrieved 2008-06-15.
- "Eric Gregory Trust Fund Awards (winners)". The Society of Authors. Archived from the original on 2008-05-17. Retrieved 2008-06-15.
- Conn, Stewart (1974). New Poems: A P.E.N. Anthology of Contemporary Poetry. Hutchinson. p. 178. ISBN 0-09-120400-3. Retrieved 2008-06-15.
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