John Nyman

John Nyman is a poet, critic, and book artist from Tkaranto/Toronto. His books include two full-length poetry collections, an erasure of words and images from the Choose Your Own Adventure series of children’s books, and a classic text of Lacanian psycho-analysis reprinted in a nearly illegible typeface. In addition to serving on Peripheral Review’s editorial committee, John is a regular book reviewer for Broken Pencil and CAROUSEL and a member of the plumb art gallery collective in Toronto. Find him online at


Issues Contributed:

2018 Publication

From the Archives:

Circulations of Intimacy Lawrence Abu Hamdan’s Many Silences: "Rubber Coated Steel" (2016)