Peter Cooley

English Department
New Orleans, LA 70118
Phone: 
504-862-8174

Author's Bio

Director of Creative Writing and Senior Mellon Professor of English, Tulane University; Poet Laureate of Louisiana

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
A Place Made of Starlight
(Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2003)
, Divine Margins
(Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2013)
, Sacred Conversations
(Carnegie Mellon University Press, 1998)
, The Astonished Hours
(Carnegie Mellon University Press, 1992)
, The Van Gogh Notebook
(Carnegie Mellon University Press, 1987)
Journals: 
Atlantic Monthly, Esquire, New Republic, Poetry, The Nation, The New Yorker
Prizes Won: 
Marble Faun Prize from Faulkner Society of New Orleans; Atlas Grant from the State of Louisiana; Robert Frost Fellowship, Breadloaf Writers Conference

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Caucasian
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Detroit
Raised in: 
Detroit, MI
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Last updated: Aug 14, 2016