Peter Maeck

Poet

700 Tower Street
Raleigh, NC 27607
Phone: 
612 930-3131
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Author's Bio

Peter Maeck is a writer and photographer. His book-length poem "Remembrance of Things Present: Making Peace With Dementia" (Shanti Arts Publishing 2017), illustrated with his own photographs, celebrates his father's brave, good-humored experience with Alzheimer's Disease. Peter has presented "Remembrance of Things Present" at multiple TEDx events and international mental health conferences. Peter's stage plays and dance scenarios, including for Pilobolus and MOMIX Dance Theatres, have been produced in New York City, Europe, and Africa. Peter served as a U.S. State Department Cultural Specialist in Tanzania and Morocco. His photographs are in private collections and international galleries. He holds a BA in English magna cum laude from Dartmouth College and an MFA in Playwriting from Brandeis University. Peter is a member of The Authors Guild, The Dramatists Guild, The Academy of American Poets, The World Dignity Project, and the World Federation for Mental Health. More at: http://www.petermaeck.com

Publications & Prizes

Book:
Remembrance of Things Present: Making Peace With Dementia (Shanti Arts Publishing, 2017)

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Vladimir Nabokov, Alain-Fournier, Sylvia Plath, T.S. Eliot, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Philip Larkin, Joseph Conrad, Richard Dawkins, Willa Cather, Anton Chekhov

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English, French
Born in: 
Hanover, NH
New Hampshire
Raised in: 
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Last update: Jun 29, 2021