Long Day

By , August 7, 2019

Long Day


By Peter Sears

$13.95 Paperback (9780899241579)
Published: August 2019
40 pages, 5.5 x 8 in.
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The poems in this volume bring us a taste of Peter Sears’ unique range of sensibility. Entertaining, somberly hilarious, exquisite and filled with refreshment, these are poems for all seasons, reasons, purposes, and tastes. This small book is a treasure.

Peter Sears was born in New York City in 1937 and educated at Phillips Exeter Academy, Yale, and the University of Iowa. He taught at Reed College and Pacific University, and served as Dean of Students at Bard College and as community services director for the Oregon Arts Commission. His work appeared in many anthologies and journals, including The AtlanticPloughshares, and The Iowa Review. He also published five collections of poems, including, while serving as Oregon’s Poet Laureate in 2014, Small Talk: New & Selected Poems. He died in Corvallis, Oregon, on July 20 2017. This small book contains his last poems.

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