KW Peery


417 NE Sunview Circle
Blue Springs, MO 64014

Author's Bio

Americana songwriter and Kansas-City-based storyteller K.W. Peery is the author of twelve poetry collections. He is founder and editor of The Angel's Share Literary Magazine and Scattergun Poetry Journal (Shine Runner Press).

His work is included in the Vincent Van Gogh Anthology Resurrection of a Sunflower, The Cosmic Lost and Found: An Anthology of Missouri Poets (Spartan Press), The Konza Poetry Project Presents: Somewhere Between Kansas City And Denver (Spartan Press), Best of Mad Swirl Anthology 2018 and the Walsall Poetry Society Anthology, Diverse Verse II & III.

Peery’s work has been published in The Main Street Rag, Chiron Review, San Pedro River Review, The Gasconade Review, Big Hammer, Blink Ink, Rusty Truck, Mad Swirl, Veterans Voices Magazine, Outlaw Poetry, Mojave River Review, The Asylum Floor, Horror Sleaze Trash, Ramingo's Porch, From Whispers to Roars, Fearless Poetry Zine, Culture Cult Magazine, Punk Noir,  Mutata Re, The Beatnik Cowboy and Apache Poetry.

Credited as a lyricist and producer, Peery's work appears on more than twenty studio albums over the past decade.



Publications & Prizes

Bootlegger's Bluff (Spartan Press, 2018)
Prizes won: 

Tales of a Receding Hairline was a semifinalist in the Goodreads Choice Awards – Best in Poetry 2016 ~

Nominated for the Pushcart Prize in 2019 ~

Nominated for Best of the Net in 2019


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Chillicothe, MO
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Chillicothe, MO
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Last update: Jan 25, 2020