Peter J. Stavros earned a BA in English from Duke University, where he received the Newman Ivey White Award for Fiction, and studied creative writing on a graduate level at Emerson College and Harvard University. A former reporter for the Associated Press, his work has appeared in literary journals, magazines, newspapers and other publications, including The Saturday Evening Post and The Boston Globe Magazine. He has also written for performance and podcast. His play, “Squirrels in a Knothole,” was named Audience Choice Winner at the Festival of Ten, The College of Brockport, State University of New York.

Peter writes fiction, creative non-fiction, essays and plays. Originally from Queens, New York, he lives in Louisville, Kentucky with his wife.


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