Poetry, Music

& Other Important Things

About Peter

Peter has been writing poems and songs since his college days at the University of Illinois. As a graduate student at the University of Michigan he was awarded the top poetry prize in the annual Hopwood Awards, the nation’s largest collegiate creative writing competition. Since that time his poems and review-essays have appeared in a wide variety of journals including Boulevard, Poetry, Denver Quarterly, New Letters, Hudson Review, American Poetry Review, North American Review, Texas Review, Atlanta Review and others. His work also appeared on Garrison Keillor’s The Writer’s Almanac as well as in more than a half-dozen anthologies. He lives in Carmel, CA.

Books by Peter Serchuk

His two published collections are Waiting for Poppa at the Smithtown Diner (University of Illinois Press) and All That Remains (WordTech Editions).