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Peter Spagnuolo

Peter Spagnuolo is a poet and writer based in Greenpoint. He is the poetry editor of Booklyn (, an artists' book publisher.

Keeping Verse Alive

An exhaustion lately creeps over American readers of contemporary lyric poetry. Jerked for decades between stylistic poles of experimental and workshop/confessional verse, we persevere, keeping a sharp ear tuned for the real sound of our language, for the beat.


The Brooklyn Rail

APRIL 2021

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