Simon Perril is a Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing and English. He has a degree from Anglia Polytechnic, an MA from Leeds University, and a PhD from Cambridge University. He is a poet whose publications include Hearing Is Itself Suddenly a Kind of Singing (2004), and the chapbooks Volume (1998) and Spirit Level (1996). He is one of 4 poets featured in the mini-anthology New Tonal Language (1999), and has also written widely on contemporary poetry. He edited Tending the Vortex: The Works of Brian Catling (2001), and is currently editing a collection of essays on the poetry of John James, and working on a monograph on contemporary British Poetry. His current creative project is Nitrate / the Intermission; a book of poems concerning early and silent cinema. For samples of poems, weblinks, images and mp3 files of readings, visit the Brunel University Archive of the Now. Click on 'Authors' and scroll down until you find him.