blackbird spring 2002 vol.1 no. 1



Allan Peterson’s second book, All the Lavish in Common, won the 2005 Juniper Prize for Poetry and is forthcoming from the University of Massachusetts in 2006. He is also the author of Anonymous Or, a collection of poetry (Defined Providence Press, 2002), as well as the chapbooks Stars on a Wire (Parallel Press, Institute for the Book Arts, Tuscaloosa, AL 1989) and Small Charities (#7 in the Panhandler Chapbook Series, University of West Florida, 1994). His poetry has appeared in many journals, including Prairie Schooner, Bellingham Review, Bellevue Literary Review, Natural Bridge, Tar Wolf Review, and the Marlboro Review, as well as the online journals Blackbird, Perihelion, and Stickman Review.