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Author: Allan Peterson

Allan Peterson is author of eight previous chapbooks and five books of poems, including All the Lavish in Common (2005), winner of the Juniper Prize, and Fragile Acts (McSweeney's, 2012), finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. As a visual artist, Peterson has exhibited widely. He has been awarded fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and Florida's Fine Arts Council. Former chair of the visual arts department at Pensacola State College, he now divides his time between Gulf Breeze, Florida, and Ashland, Oregon.

Omnivore
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Omnivore

Bateau Press

Poetry. Winner of the 3rd annual Boom Chapbook Contest. OMNIVORE condenses the experience of a 21st first century thinker. The poems skirt the language of philosophy, biology, starfields, and nerves. Always emotive at their root, Peterson's poems ev...

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Other Than They Seem: Poems
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Other Than They Seem: Poems

Tupelo Press

Poetry. Winner of the Snowbound Chapbook Award, selected by Ruth Ellen Kocher. Soft spoken and intuitive, these deeply reflective poems demonstrate the miraculous common currency of thinking, expressed like confidences shared with a reader: "the lat...

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Precarious
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Precarious

42 Miles Press

Poetry. "Allan Peterson, in PRECARIOUS, his fifth full-length collection of poems, refuses the easy path of a consoling clarity, opting instead for a difficulty that more accurately reveals the blurred perspective of one human being's singular fixit...

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