Peter Hughes is a poet and painter who was born in Oxford, worked in Italy for several years and is now based in East Anglia. His books include Blueroads (Salt, 2003), Berlioz (an Intercapillary Space e-book) and Nistanimera (Shearsman, 2007). The highly original collaboration with Milan-based poet Simon Marsh, The Pistol Tree Poems, continues to unfold on the Great Works website. Peter Hughes' paintings can be seen in several galleries, and on the covers of various books including his own, John Temple's Collected Poems (Salt, 2003) and Kelvin Corcoran's 2008 Shearsman collection Backward Turning Sea.
Beard of Bees Publications
- #53, from The Summer of Agios Dimitrios, by Peter Hughes (June, 2008)