PhilIp Pacey, born in 1946, graduated from Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, and trained as a librarian at Aberystwyth. He was a winner of the Pernod National Young Poets' Prize, and the recipient of a Gregory Award. His poetry cycle Charged Landscapes was published by Enitharmon Press in 1979. He is also the author of A Sense of What is Right: the Arts and Existential Man (Brentham Press), and has been a regular contributor of poems, essays and reviews to arts and literary magazines in Wales and elsewhere. He is married with two children.