BIO

Peter Kline teaches writing at the University of San Francisco and with Stanford University's Master of Liberal Arts Program.  A former Wallace Stegner Fellow, he has also received residency fellowships from the Amy Clampitt House, James Merrill House, Artsmith Orcas Island, Marble House Project, and Kimmel Harding Nelson Foundation.  His poems have won First Prize in the River Styx International Poetry Contest and Southwest Review's Morton Marr Poetry Prize, and have appeared in Ploughshares, Five Points, Poetry, Tin House, and many other journals, as well as the Best New Poets series, the Verse Daily website, and the 2015 Random House anthology of metrical poetry, Measure for Measure.  He is director of the San Francisco literary reading series Bazaar Writers Salon, which he founded in 2012.  His first collection of poetry, Deviants, was published by Stephen F. Austin State University Press in 2013.  His newest collection, Mirrorforms, was published by Parlor Press/Free Verse Editions in the fall of 2019.

Peter is available for readings, workshops, and private consultations.

Contact: pdkline (at) usfca (dot) edu

BOOKS

Click on the images for more information.

Mirrorforms-Front.png

PARLOR PRESS/FREE VERSE EDITIONS, 2019

STEPHEN  F. AUSTIN STATE UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2013

 
 

POEMS & PRESS

POEMS

From the Fishhouse

Poetry Foundation

Voetica Anthology

Verse Daily

Terrain.org

Linebreak

PROSE & PRESS

Seattle City Arts (Interview)

SF Weekly (Interview)

Ploughshares (Prose)

 

NEWS & EVENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS

logo_edited.jpg

Sunday, March 15th, 2:00 p.m. - POSTPONED

Readings by Hugh Behm-Steinberg, Peter Kline, and Sarah Kobrinsky

Mom & Pop Art Shop

24 W. Richmond Ave, Point Richmond, CA

Saturday, March 21st, 2:00 p.m. - POSTPONED

Bridges to Poetry - Sponsored by Marin Poetry Center

Readings by Rebecca Foust and Peter Kline

Gearbox Gallery

770 W. Grand Ave, Suite B

Oakland, CA

NEWS

Measure for Measure: An Anthology of Poetic Meters

Random House/Everyman's Library, 2015

Click on the image to learn more about the anthology.

Satellite Convulsions: Poems from Tin House

Tin House Books, 2008

Click on the image to learn more about the anthology.

© COPYRIGHT 2019 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.