Peter Finch was born in Cardiff, Wales where he lives today. He is a prolific author whose bibliography includes works of poetry, criticism and short ficiton. In the seventies, he edited Second Aeon, which introduced its readers to many European and American poets. Peter Finch worked for many years as a bookseller and until June 2011 he was Chief Executive of Literature Wales (formerly Academi). His New and Selected Later Poems was published by Seren in 2007.