Peter Austin lives with his wife and three daughters in Toronto, where he teaches English at Seneca College. He is a New Formalist poet. Over 200 of his poems have appeared in magazines/anthologies in the USA, Canada, the UK, Germany, South Africa, Australia, Israel and New Zealand. As well as poetry, he writes plays, and his musical adaptation of The Wind in the Willows has been produced four times, most recently in Worcester, Massachusetts. His first collection of poems, A Many-Splendored Thing, was published in July 2010.