Peter Shippy

Peter Jay Shippy was born in Niagara Falls, New York. He was raised on his family's apple farm, on the shore of Lake Ontario. Shippy's first book, Thieves' Latin (University of Iowa Press) won the 2002 Iowa Poetry Prize. BlazeVOX Books will publish Alphaville, an abecedarian suite, as an eBook in 2006.  His work has been published in numerous journals, including The American Poetry Review, Jacket, McSweeney's Internet Tendency and Ploughshares, among others.  In 2005 he received a Gertrude Stein Award for
innovative poetry.

His website is at: www.peterjayshippy.com

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