Peter V. Dugan


10 Oceanview Road
Lynbrook, NY 11563
(516) 596-9243

Author's Bio

Peter V. Dugan, Nassau County Poet Laureate (2017-19). He was born and raised on Long Island and a graduate of The New School in New York City. He has authored five collections of poetry and over the years, his poetry has been published in numerous anthologies and magazines both online and in print. Most notably of these are Grub Street Literary & Arts magazine, Soul Fountain , and Reckless Writing: The Modernization of Poetry by Emerging Writers of the 21st Century, 2012 and 2013. Mr. Dugan co-edited and formatted the Writing Outside the Lines, a poetry anthology, Wyld Syde Press 2012 and co-edited LI Sounds 2015,  a poetry anthology, Wyld Syde Press. In 2017 two of his poems were nominated for the Pushcart Poetry Prize, in 2014, he was awarded the LI Bards Poet Mentor Award by the Bards Initiative and in 1993 received Honorable Mention from the American Academy of Poetry.  Mr. Dugan also hosts a reading series at the Oceanside Library, NY and an open mic at Sip This Café in Valley Stream, NY. 

Publications & Prizes

Bards Annual 2016 (Local Gems Press, 2016)
Reckless Writing 2013 (Chatter House Press, 2016)
Long Island Sounds 2015 (Wyld Syde Press, 2015)
Bards Annual 2014 (Local Gems Press, 2014)
Bards Annual 2011 (Local Gems Poetry Press, 2013)
Bards Annual 2012 (Local Gems Poetry Press, 2013)
Reckless Writing 2012 (Chatter House Press, 2012)
Writing Outside The Lines (North Sea Poetry Scene Press, 2012)
Examination Anthology (Local Gems Poetry Press, 2010)
Toward Forgiveness Anthology (Writers Ink Press, 2010)
Long Island Sounds 2009 (North Sea Poetry Scene Press, 2009)
Long Island Sounds 2008 (North Sea Poetry Scene Press, 2008)
Long Island Sounds:2007 (North Sea Poetry Scene Press, 2007)
The Prowess Of Immodest Emptiness (Chatter House Press, 2016)
Eulogies for Dreams (Lulu Press, 2012)
A Cul-de-Sac Off of Main Street (Lulu Press, 2010)
Members Only (Lulu Press, 2009)
Medusa's Overbite (Wysteria, 2000)
Jesus Never Rode A Harley (Lulu Press, 2018)
Oasis of Chaos (Lulu Press, 2018)
Vistas And Other Poems (Lulu Press, 2018)
Brownstone Review
Contemporary American Voices
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First Literary Review-East
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Long Island Quarterly
Performance Poets Literary Association
Soul Fountain

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Last update: May 06, 2019