Peter Hrastovec grew up in Windsor, Ontario where he continues to reside with his family. He is a lawyer as well as a poet, and has had work appear in The Windsor ReView’s Special FILTH issue (Spring 2012). In Lieu of Flowers was Peter Hrastovec’s first book of poetry, and appears in the Black Moss Press First Lines Series. In 2015 he published Sidelines with Black Moss Press. He is also part of Windsor’s Group of Seven poets published in the 2017 anthology Because We Have All Lived Here.