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Peter Schmitt

Author's Bio

PETER SCHMITT is the author of five collections of poems, including Renewing the Vows (David Robert Books); Country Airport, and Hazard Duty (Copper Beech Press); and the chapbooks, To Disappear, and Incident in an Apartment Complex: A Suite of Voices (Pudding House). His poems have appeared in many leading journals, including The Hudson Review, The Nation, The Paris Review, Poetry, and The Southern Review, and been featured on the Writers Almanac and in numerous anthologies and textbooks. A native Miamian, he also reviews poetry and fiction for The South Florida Sun-Sentinel and The Miami Herald. Mr. Schmitt has taught creative writing and literature at The University of Miami since 1986.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Renewing the Vows (David Robert Books, 2007), To Disappear (Pudding House Publications, 2006), Hazard Duty (Copper Beech Press, 1995), Country Airport (Copper Beech Press, 1989)
Chapbooks:
Incident in an Apartment Complex: A Suite of Voices (Pudding House Publications, 2009)
Journals:
Hudson Review, Paris Review, Ploughshares, Poetry, Southern Review, The Nation
Prizes:
The "Discovery"/The Nation Prize The Lavan Award from The Academy of American Poets Two-time recipient, Florida Arts Council grant Ingram Merrill Foundation grant The Sunken Garden Poetry Festival Open Competition

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Listing last updated: June 3, 2009

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Prefers to work with:
Adults
Born in:
Miami, FL
Raised in:
Miami, FL

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