Author, Poet, Travel Writer, Fell Walker, Long Distance Walker & Runner. With a beautiful wife, daughters, granddaughter & grandson. 

Peter Kay was born in Heywood, 1950, and now lives in West Yorkshire.  He is the author of “A Pennine Way Odyssey” (self-published 2012),   “Show Me The Way to Santiago” (Curious Cat Books 2020)  and “A Very Alternative Coast to Coast” (Curious Cat Books 2022).  He has written a soon to be published Children’s Book, “The Owl And The Mole”, illustrated by one of his daughters. He has written and performed poetry, thirteen poems have been published, in anthologies or on-line; six poems can be found in: “TUESDAY AFTERNOONS: AN ANTHOLOGY OF THIRTY POEMS BY FIVE POETS”. He is currently writing a murder mystery, set in 1930’s Yorkshire and ghost writing the Autobiography of a Congolese refugee RAP star.

Peter Kay
Poetry on The Moor ’24 #POTM24

Poetry on The Moor ’24 #POTM24

Hello all, POTM24 is happening!! It will be on the 21st July, kicking off at 12.30pm. Get in touch quick to get yourself a 6 minute slot! Same format as previous times. Cinder caves up in Baildon moor, near the café. #poetsoftwitter #Poetry #poems Have some amazing collection of headliners. It would be good if […]
Peter KayMay 20, 20242 min read
A little “Soundbite” of my Poetry reading at SOUNDBITES

A little “Soundbite” of my Poetry reading at SOUNDBITES

A little “Soundbite” of my Poetry reading at SOUNDBITES on Monday for their Monthly Poetry Open Mic Event #WritingCommunity #Writerslift #poetrycommunity #poetrylovers #Poems #Authors #ShamelessSelfpromoWednesday https://peterkaywordspace.co.uk/soundbites-monthly-poetry-open-mic-may-13th/
Peter KayMay 15, 20241 min read
SOUNDBITES Monthly Poetry Open Mic – May 13th

SOUNDBITES Monthly Poetry Open Mic – May 13th

On Monday 13th May I will be at SOUNDBITES – Monthly Poetry Open Mic Event, sharing 2 or 3 poems, first time back to a regular haunt in nearly a year! Bennett Road, LS6 3HN Leeds, United Kingdom – Live in the Assembly Bar + Kitchen! I am meeting with RDC to discuss his book, […]
Peter KayMay 8, 20241 min read
Shoe rack

Shoe rack

This week’s poem, is a prose poem inspired by something I saw at the home of my grandson’s friend when he went to play there after school…. As always, I hope you enjoy! #WritingCommunity #Writerslift #poetrycommunity #poetrylovers #Poems #Authors #ShamelessSelfpromoWednesday
Peter KayMay 1, 20241 min read
Book sales update April 2024

Book sales update April 2024

Books update following the Harrogate Flower Show last weekend! #writersoftwitter #AuthorLife #BooksWorthReading #WritingCommunity Latest figures show: 172 copies of Show Me the Way to Santiago sold with £946 raised for MNDA 145 copies of A Very Alternative Coast to Coast sold with £433 raised for Emergency Disasters Committee and 10 copies of The Owl and […]
Peter KayMay 1, 20241 min read
Great day at The RHS Flower Show at Harrogate 27th Apr 2024

Great day at The RHS Flower Show at Harrogate 27th Apr 2024

Great day at The RHS Flower Show at Harrogate @HarrogateFlower helping promote Yorkshire Authors and their books. With one further day to go, and so far I’ve sold 10 of my books! What was even better was the interest shown in all the books on display and the conversations held with so many people about […]
Peter KayApr 27, 20241 min read
Harrogate Spring Flower Show 25 – 28 APRIL 2024

Harrogate Spring Flower Show 25 – 28 APRIL 2024

#AuthorsOfTwitter #WritingCommunity #SelfPromoWednesday #writerslift I’ll be there on Saturday 27th April (My books will be there from Thursday) Hope to see you then! https://flowershow.org.uk/spring-show/ A variety of authors will be around from Thursday 25th April until Sunday 28th April. Talk to the authors – Get signed copies – a signed copy of a book makes […]
Peter KayApr 10, 20241 min read
Sundays down The Moss

Sundays down The Moss

This week’s poem, Sundays down The Moss – from times gone by. Have a good Friday everyone… As always, I hope you enjoy! #WritingCommunity #Writerslift #Books #poetrycommunity #poetrylovers #Poems #Authors #Writers #ReadersCommunity #ShamelessSelfpromoFriday
Peter KayMar 29, 20241 min read