An Afternoon with Nils Peterson
Date: January, 24 2010 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Location Address (City, State, Zip):
Private home in Palo Alto foothills, directions to be provided upon registration
(650) 938-9300 ex. 17
Exploring a Sense of Place is delighted to host an afternoon with Nils Peterson, First Santa Clara County Poet Laureate
Space is limited to the first 30 people! Please make reservations and payment by January 15th by contacting Laurel Smith at (650) 938-9300 ex. 17 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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About the Instructor/Speaker:
Nils Peterson, Professor Emeritus, taught for the English and Humanities Departments at San Jose State University from 1963 to 1999. For over twenty years he was the Coordinator of the Creative Writing Emphasis as well as the Coordinator of the Creative Arts and Chair of the Humanities Department. The Student Honor Society also chose him as Professor of the Year.
Peterson is a published poet and science fiction author, and has written articles in a wide array of subjects ranging from nature to Shakepeare. He has been an editor for “Discover America”, a contributing editor of “The Blue Sofa Review”, and a poetry consultant for San Jose State Studies.
Peterson was nominated for a Pushcar prize in 2005, and was named Santa Clara County’s first Poet Laureate in March of 2009.