Biographies: Last Name beginning with 'P'

Peter Cole is the author of two books of poems, recently reissued as What Is...
W. S. Di Piero is the author of ten books of poetry including his most...
Philip Levine is known for his original style and voice. Readers of American poetry recognize...
Paricio Martín is a staff attorney for the Mexican Center for Environmental Law, a non-governmental...
Julie Packard helped found the Monterey Bay Aquarium, a major public interpretive institution inspired by...
Photographer Trevor Paglen‘s work deliberately blurs the lines between science, contemporary art, journalism, and other...
Grace Paley, born in 1922 in the Bronx, New York, is a poet and short...
Born in Santiago, Chile in 1954, Rubén Palma grew up in one of Santiago’s larger...
Ilan Pappé, born in Haifa in 1954, is currently a Chair in the Department of...
Perhaps what most distinguishes the wide and varied work of Jorge Pardo is his distinctive...
Joseph Parisi was Editor-in-Chief of Poetry magazine from 1983 to 2003. His most recent books...
Glenn Patterson was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, in 1961, and holds an MA in...
Jacqueline Patterson is the Director of the NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program. Since 200...
Tom Paulin, critic, playwright, and “School of Ulster” poet was born in England and raised...
Octavio Paz (1914-1998) was born in Mexico and received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1990.
Doug Peacock is the author of Grizzly Years, Baja, and Walking It Off: A Veteran’s...
V. Penelope Pelizzon‘s first poetry collection, Nostos (Ohio University Press, 2000), won the Hollis Summers...
Dr. Craig Santos Perez is a native Chamorro from the Pacific Island of Guam. He...
Deniz Perin‘s poetry has appeared in Pacific Review, Atlanta Review, Golden Handcuffs, and other publications...
Mark Perlberg is a founder and board member of The Poetry Center of Chicago and...
Caryl Phillips was born in 1958 in St. Kitts, West Indies, and went with his...
Artist Sarah Pickering lists her interests as explosions, sci-fi, fakes, tests, gunfire, and hierarchy. Born...
Florence Pierce was a New Mexico-based abstract artist, where she was a staple of the...
Marge Piercy “is not just an author, she’s a cultural touchstone. Few writers in modern...
John Pilger is a world-renowned investigative journalist, author and documentary filmmaker, who began his career...
Wang Ping was born in China and came to USA in 1985. Her publications include...
Robert Pinsky is the author of six books of poetry: Jersey Rain, The Figured Wheel...
Elena Poniatowska is a journalist and novelist whose works include Nothing, Nobody: The Voices of...
Chad W. Post is the publisher of Open Letter Books at the University of Rochester...
Richard Powers has said, “fiction can travel anywhere, and probably should.” He is the author...

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