Hitchhiker Driving through blue-collar suburbs, I see a thumb shoot up, brake fast, taking her in— light hair, tight jeans, lots of... Read more →
Peter Neil Carroll is the author of three collections of poetry, most recently Fracking Dakota: Poems for a Wounded Land (Turning Point, 2015) and A Child Turns Back to Wave: Poetry of Lost Places (Press Americana, 2012) which won the Prize Americana from the Institute for American Popular Culture. Other books include a memoir titled Keeping Time. He has taught creative writing at the University of San Francisco, taught history and American Studies at Stanford and Berkeley, and hosted “Booktalk” on Pacifica Radio. He lives in Belmont, California.
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