Peter Serchuk

Poetry & Other Important Things

About Peter

headshot_webPeter Serchuk was born and raised in New York. He attended college and graduate school in the Midwest before stumbling on a career in the advertising business, working in Detroit, St. Louis, New York and Los Angeles. His poems and review-essays have appeared in a variety of journals including Boulevard, Poetry, American Poetry Review, Hudson Review, Denver Quarterly, North American Review, New York Quarterly, Poet Lore, Texas Review, South Carolina Review and many others. Additionally, a number of his poems have been anthologized, most recently in Against Agamemnon: War Poetry (WaterWood Press) and The Best American Erotic Poems 1800 to the Present (Scribners). He is the author of two collections: Waiting for Poppa at the Smithtown Diner (University if Illinois Press) and All That Remains (WordTech Editions). He lives in Los Angeles.