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Peter McCarey

Peter McCarey
Books by this author: Collected Contraptions
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  • Peter McCarey was born in Paisley in 1956 and brought up in Glasgow. He has studied and worked in Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. In 1988 he moved with his family to Geneva. His major audiovisual work The Syllabary, a poem he has been composing since the mid-1990s, can be found at www.thesyllabary.com. Cleikit, a large audio visual collaboration, can be found on www.cleikit.com.
    Awards won by Peter McCarey Commended, 2011 Selected by Stuart Kelly in The Scotsman for Book of the Year (Collected Contraptions)
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