Peter Everwine

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Peter Paul Everwine (February 14, 1930 – October 28, 2018) was an American poet.


Born on February 14, 1930 in Detroit, Michigan,[1] Everwine grew up in western Pennsylvania, and was educated in the Midwest.[2] In 1962, he joined Philip Levine, on the faculty of Fresno State University.[3] He retired from there in 1992.

He was a senior Fulbright lecturer in American poetry at the University of Haifa, Israel. In 2008, he was visiting writer at Reed College.[4]

Everwine is the author of seven collections of poetry. His poetry has appeared in The Paris Review,[5] Antaeus,[6] and American Poetry Review.[7]

He lived in Fresno, California, where he died on October 28, 2018, aged 88.[1]



  • "Aubade in Autumn". The New Yorker. October 15, 2007.

Poetry books[edit]

  • The Broken Frieze. The Hillside Press (Cornell College). 1958.
  • Collecting the Animals. Carnegie Mellon University Press. 1972. ISBN 978-0-88748-324-0.
  • Keeping the Night. Penumbra Press. 1977.
  • Figures Made Visible in the Sadness of Time. Brighton Press. 2003.
  • From the Meadow: Selected and New Poems. University of Pittsburgh Press. 2004. ISBN 978-0-8229-5844-4.
  • Listening Long and Late. University of Pittsburgh Press. 2013.
  • Pulling the Invisible but Heavy Cart; Last Poems. Stephen F. Austin State University Press at Nacagdoches, Texas. 2019. ISBN 978-1936205950.





  1. ^ a b Peter Everwine, poet and Fresno State professor emeritus, dies at 88
  2. ^ Christopher Buckley; Gary Young, eds. (1999). The geography of home: California's Poetry of Place. Heyday Books. pp. 65–69. ISBN 978-1-890771-19-5. Peter Everwine.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-06-02. Retrieved 2009-05-29.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-07-09. Retrieved 2009-05-29.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ Antæus. Villiers Publications. 1973-01-01.
  7. ^ "The American Poetry Review Article Archives | HighBeam Research". Archived from the original on 2013-01-25. Retrieved 2016-04-14.
  8. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-05-09. Retrieved 2009-05-29.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  9. ^ "The Best American Poetry 2008, Guest Edited by Charles Wright". Retrieved 2016-04-14.
  10. ^ Henderson, Bill (1992-10-01). The Pushcart Prize XVII : Best of the Small Presses: 1992-1993. Pushcart Press. ISBN 9780916366773.

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