Thoughts on terminals in the Literary Press Group’s “All Lit Up” blog.

A primer on Kashuo Ishiguro in the Globe and Mail.

The cover story for the April 2017 issue of the Walrus

Review of Kazuo Ishiguro's The Buried Giant in the Globe and Mail

Four essays (here, here, here, and here) in the National Post's “Afterword” blog

"Red Pen of Fury!": essay in the Ottawa Poetry Newsletter (and be sure to check out Catherine Owen's rebuttal)

Review of Paul Vermeersch's The Reinvention of the Human Hand in the Mansfield Revue  


"Campaign," a short story in the Rusty Toque.

"Valentine's Day": short story in Joyland


"Sunrise with Sea Monsters," a Vogon-style poem responding to a Turner painting

"Shards," shortlisted for the Montreal Poetry Prize

Three Poems from The Gun That Starts the Race in Lemon Hound

"Super's Report": poem from The Gun That Starts the Race on the Véhicule Press blog

"Growth": poem in Literary Review of Canada

"Uncivil Elegy 1: Glassed": poem based on one of Dennis Lee's "Civil Elegies" in the Puritan

"The Child and the Man": poem in the Walrus

"The Turnips," poem from Water Damage on the Véhicule Press blog

Two poems, runners-up for the Thomas Morton Memorial Prize, in the Puritan, plus these notes on their creation

"To Staples": poem from Water Damage in The Week Shall Inherit the Verse

Issues 7, 9, and 12 of Ottawater

Three poems from Water Damage in the Rusty Toque

"The Ring Bin": short story in the Walrus

The Shape Inside, a 2003 New Formalist e-book.


The New Quarterly asks Peter to show us around his workspace and divulge what he needs in order to write.

The Town Crier digs into music in Peter's poetry; topics include Mobb Deep, the King James Bible, and Margaret Avison.

Open Book Ontario talks to Peter about lyric poetry, forthcoming fiction, and what it feels like to win the Battle of the Bards.

The International Festival of Authors has some questions about Emberton.

Writing the Wrong Way subjects Peter to its legendary 8-Ball Interview.

"Globs of Memoir": the Torontoist interviews Peter about his debut book.

rob mclennan's blog puts Peter through its "12 or 20 Questions" mill.