Peter Richardson is the author of four collections of poetry: Bit Parts For Fools, released last October by Goose Lane Editions; Sympathy for the Couriers, winner of the 2008 A.M. Klein Poetry Award; An ABC of Belly Work, (2003), short-listed for the Acorn-Plantos Award; and A Tinkers’ Picnic, (1999), finalist for the Gerald Lampert Award. His poems have appeared in Poetry Magazine (Chicago), The Fiddlehead, Sonora Review, The Malahat Review, Prism, Poetry Ireland Review, and The Rialto (UK) among others. A retired airline worker, he lives in Gatineau, Quebec.