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Jim Peterson

Jim Peterson is a poet, novelist, playwright, and essayist. Early books include The Man Who Grew Silent (Bench Press 1989), and An Afternoon With K (Holocene 1996). His Red Hen Press books are The Owning Stone (2000, winner of The Benjamin Saltman Award), Paper Crown (2005), and The Bob and Weave (2006). Two poetry chapbooks have also been published: Carvings on a Prayer Tree (1994) and Jim Peterson's Greatest Hits (2001, 2003). His poems have appeared in such journals as Poetry, Georgia Review...See more