Author Peter Challis

Peter Challis grew up in the Black Country and Lancashire, and has lived in Oxford for the last 35 years. He has a combined honours degree in Transport and Politics from Aston University in Birmingham, UK, a Master's in Urban Studies from the University of Akron, USA, and a Postgraduate Certificate in Education. He has worked in the public transport industry and adult education. His poems have recently appeared in Snakeskin magazine, and have been local winners (twice) and highly commended in the Ottakar-Faber and Edward Thomas poetry competitions. Peter was a founder-member of the Back Rooms Poets' group in Oxford.