Peter Mishler was born in New Jersey, and lives in Kansas City. He is the author of Fludde (Sarabande), winner of the Kathryn A. Morton Prize in Poetry, selected by Dean Young. His poems have appeared at The Winter Anthology, Oversound, Prodigal, diode, Prelude, Conjunctions, and elsewhere. The title poem from this collection was anthologized in Best New Poets. He earned a BFA in literature from Emerson College and both an MS in English Education and an MFA in creative writing from Syracuse University. Mishler is the recipient of scholarships and fellowships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference and Syracuse University, and he presently curates a contemporary poetry feature for Literary Hub. This is his first book.
“The History of Your Private Life”: On Peter Mishler’s “Fludde”
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