Siddhesh Joshi (Editor)

Peter Meinke

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
Name  Peter Meinke

Role  Poet
Peter Meinke wwwpetermeinkecomhomepicturejpg
Education  Hamilton College, University of Minnesota
Awards  Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction
Books  The Piano Tuner, The shape of poetry, Liquid Paper: New and, The Contracted World, Trying to surprise God

Florida poets project peter meinke

Peter Meinke (born 1932 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American poet and author. He has published 18 books of poems and short stories. The Piano Tuner, won the 1986 Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction. His poetry has received many awards, including 2 NEA Fellowships and 3 prizes from the Poetry Society of America. His work has appeared in The New Yorker, Atlantic Monthly, Poetry, and other magazines.


Poet laureate peter meinke reads his poem one year later


Meinke and his wife, the artist Jeanne Clark, have lived in St. Petersburg, Florida since 1966. For 27 years, Meinke was a professor at Eckerd College, where he was a director of the EC Writing Workshop. In February 2004, he was inducted as a foundation member into the Eckerd College Phi Beta Kappa chapter, Zeta of Florida. He also served on the faculty of the Eckerd College's Third Annual Writers in Paradise Conference in January 2007. From 2003 through 2005, he held the Darden Chair in Creative Writing at Old Dominion University.


Peter Meinke Peter Meinke Poetry Foundation

Meinke's published books include:

Peter Meinke Emeritus Professor of Literature Peter Meinke named Floridas Poet
  • Unheard Music: Stories (2007)
  • The Contracted World: New & More Selected Poems (2006)
  • Zinc Fingers: Poems A to Z (2000)
  • The Shape of Poetry: A Practical Guide to Writing Poetry (1999)
  • Scars (1996)
  • Campocorto (Sow's ear) (1996)
  • The Piano Tuner: Stories (1994)
  • Liquid Paper (1992)
  • Far from Home (1988)
  • Night Watch on the Chesapeake (1987)
  • Underneath the Lantern (1986)
  • Trying to Surprise God (1981)
  • The Rat Poems: Or, Rats Live On No Evil Star (1978)
  • The Night Train & The Golden Bird (1977)
  • Lines from Neuchatel (1974)
  • Very Seldom Animals (1969)
  • Howard Nemerov (1968)
  • The Legend of Larry, the Lizard (1968)
  • Peter meinke florida poet laureate poetry music unite naples fl 8 15 17

    Naked poetry by peter meinke


    Peter Meinke Wikipedia

    Similar Topics
    The Laughing Cavalier (film)
    Erik Nylander
    Chris Robinson (writer)