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Language  English
Role  Poet
Name  Richard Peabody

Notable works  Gargoyle Magazine
Genre  Poetry
Education  American University
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Alma mater  University of Maryland; American University
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Edited works  Electric Grace: Still More Fiction by Washington Area Women, Alice Redux, Kiss the Sky
Books  Alice Redux, A Different Beat, Speed Enforced by Aircraft, The Richard Peabody, I'm in Love with the Morton S

Richard peabody


Richard Peabody is a poet, editor, and publisher, based in Washington, D.C.

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Biography

A native of the Washington DC metropolitan region, Peabody received a B.A. in English from the University of Maryland in 1973 and a M.A. in Literature from American University in 1975.

Peabody is perhaps best known as one of the founding editors for Gargoyle Magazine, which he largely funded with his own income. He is also editor for the anthology series Mondo and runs a small press called Paycock Press. Paycock Press was originally established in 1976 to publish Gargoyle Magazine, but it also has released a number of anthologies and works by individual authors.

Peabody's own fiction and poetry is often set in Washington, D.C. and the surrounding region. It is often noted for strong influences from the Beat Generation and experimental authors of the 1960s like Ken Kesey.

During his writing and publishing career, Peabody has taught fiction writing for the University of Maryland, University of Virginia, Johns Hopkins University, and the Writer's Center. In addition, Peabody has taught creative writing courses and workshops at St. John's College, Writer's Center, Georgetown University, and University of Maryland.

He currently resides in Arlington, Virginia with his wife and two daughters.

References

Richard Peabody Wikipedia


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