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Peter Seaton

Born in December 16, 1942 / Died in May 18, 2010 / Australia / English

Peter Seaton poet from Australia was born on December 16, 1942, had 67 years and died on May 18, 2010. Poems were written mainly in English language. Dominant movement is other.


Peter Seaton (December 16, 1942 – May 18, 2010) was a U.S. poet associated with the first wave of Language poetry in the 1970s. During the opening and middle years of Language poetry many of his long prose poems were published, widely read and influential. Seaton was also a frequent contributor to L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E, one of the influential magazines and theoretical venues for Language poetry, co-edited by Charles Bernstein. In 1978, Bernstein published Seaton's first book of poetry, Agreement, the same year that L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E magazine made its first appearance. Some of Seaton's work from this time has been reprinted in The L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Book (1984).. American Language poet