Peter Jay Shippy

(New York / United States)

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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. He was educated at Northwestern University, Emerson College, and the University of Iowa, where he received an MFA.

Shippy's first book, Thieves' Latin (University of Iowa Press) won the 2002 Iowa Poetry Prize. BlazeVOX Books published Alphaville, an ... more »

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