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us: Meinke, Peter


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  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        1932
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Flatbush (New York, N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Saint Petersburg (Fla.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Hamilton College (Clinton, N.Y.)
        • Affiliation End: 1955
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Mountain Lakes High School (N.J.)
        • Affiliation Start: 1958
        • Affiliation End: 1960
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Hamline University
        • Affiliation Start: 1961
        • Affiliation End: 1966
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Minnesota
        • Affiliation End: 1965
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Florida Presbyterian College
        • Affiliation Start: 1966
        • Affiliation End: 1972
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Eckerd College
        • Affiliation Start: 1972
        • Affiliation End: 1993
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Poetry
          (lcsh) Short stories
            (lcsh) Literature--History and criticism
          • Occupation

              (lcsh) Poets, American
                (lcsh) College teachers
                  (lcsh) Poets laureate--Florida--Saint Petersburg
              • Sources

                • found: His The legend of Larry, the lizard, 1968.
                • found: NUCMC data from Washington Univ. Libr. for Nemerov, H. Papers, 1939-1984 (Meinke, Peter, 1932- ; American author)
                • found: Peter Meinke WWW page, viewed December 16, 2015 (born in Flatbush in 1932; moved to New Jersey and Mountain Lakes High School in 1944; graduated from Hamilton College in 1955; two years in the Army, mostly in Würzburg, Germany; married artist Jeanne Clark in 1957, and they soon had four children: Perrie, Peter, Gretchen, and Timothy; English teacher, Mountain Lakes High School, NJ, 1958-60, then went to the University of Michigan, receiving his M.A. in Literature in 1961; assistant professor of literature, Hamline University, St. Paul MN, 1961-66; finished his Ph.D. in English Literature in 1965 at the University of Minnesota; professor of literature and director of the Writing Workshop, Eckerd College (formerly Florida Presbyterian College), 1966-93; writes poetry, short stories, and literary criticism; on May 14th, 2009, appointed the first ever Poet Laureate of St. Petersburg, Florida)
              • LC Classification

                • PS3563.E348
              • Change Notes

                • 1980-04-14: new
                • 2014-12-21: revised
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