Peter Raynard's debut collection Precarious, was published by Smokestack Books in April 2018; and The Combination: a poetic coupling of the Communist Manifesto, by Culture Matters, in 2018. He is also the editor of Proletarian Poetry.
His poems have appeared in Culture Matters, the Interpreter’s House, the Morning Star, Prole, the Rialto, South Bank Poetry, Under the Radar and Vanguard Editions
BOOKS AND ANTHOLOGY
Masculinity, class, mental health. Its a book about precarious times, hard lessons and fragile lives, a defiant celebration of British working-class life. Provocative, funny, poingant and bloody angry. Published by Smokestack.
A poetic coupling of the communist manifesto
The communist manifesto is 80 pages long. Peter Raynard doubled it and turned it into a remarkable long poem to mark the 200th anniversary of Marx's birth. Published by Culture Matters.
Working class lives from many different angles; poems by Malika Booker, Kayo Chingonyi, Simon Armitage and many, many more. Commentaries by Peter Raynard