Peter Meinke

Poet Laureate of Florida. His work has received many national awards, among them two NEA Fellowships, a Fulbright Professorship, and three awards from the Poetry Society of America.

Highlights
February 9, 2017
7.30 p.m.
Peter Meinke: Reading, On-stage Interview, and Signing

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Morgan McConnell previews Meinke's visit.
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J. Diego Medrano recaps Meinke's visit.
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February 9, 2017, 2:00 p.m.

Peter Meinke: Master Class
SunTrust Auditorium

February 9, 2017, 7:30 p.m.

David Kirby and Peter Meinke: Joint Reading, On-stage Interview, and Signing
Bush Auditorium

Speaker Bio

Current as of October 11, 2017

Peter Meinke is Poet Laureate of Florida. He directed the Writing Workshop at Eckerd College for many years, and has been Writer in Residence at dozens of colleges and universities. His work has received many national awards, among them two NEA Fellowships, a Fulbright Professorship, and three awards from the Poetry Society of America. His most recent books are The Expert Witness (2016), a collection of short stories; The Elf Poem (2015), a children’s book (both illustrated by his wife, Jeanne Clark); and Lucky Bones (2014), his 8th collection in the prestigious Pitt Poetry Series. Last year he received the SunLit Festival’s Lifetime Achievement Award for “his outstanding contribution to Letters.”

Rollins Winter Park Institute

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Department of English
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