Philip Hoy was born in London and educated at the Universities of York and Leeds. He has a Ph.D in Philosophy, a subject he taught most recently for the University of Oxford's Department for Continuing Education. Prior to founding The Waywiser Press, in 2002, Hoy joined forces with Peter Dale and Ian Hamilton and founded Between The Lines, a publishing company specializing in book-length interviews with senior contemporary poets. The three founders were subsequently joined by the then editor of The Yale Review, J. D. McClatchy. Hoy is the editor of A BOUNTIFUL HARVEST: THE CORRESPONDENCE OF ANTHONY HECHT AND WILLIAM L. MACDONALD (Waywiser, 2018), and his previous publications include W. D. Snodgrass in Conversation with Philip Hoy (Between The Lines, 1998), Anthony Hecht in Conversation with Philip Hoy (Between The Lines, 1999, 2001), and Donald Justice in Conversation with Philip Hoy (Between The Lines, 2001). A limited fine press edition of Anthony Hecht's last poems, Interior Skies: Late Poems from Liguria, for which Hoy wrote the foreword, was published in 2011 by Liv Rockefeller and Kenneth Shure's Two Ponds Press. And Hecht's one-volume Collected Poems, which has been edited and annotated by Hoy, is forthcoming from Knopf/Random House.