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Skidmore College
English Department

Peggy BoyersPeggy Boyers

Executive Director, Salmagundi 

B.A., Skidmore College

Office: Palamountain 327
Phone: (518) 580-5186

Courses Taught:

  • EN 379: Poetry Workshop
  • EN 381: Advanced Projects in Writing
  • EN 381P: Advanced Projects in Writing Poetry

Special interests: 

  • Poetry and Poetry Writing
  • Little Magazines
  • the Publishing World
  • Art and Culture
  • translation from Italian and Spanish
  • Poetry Staff member of the New York State Summer Writers Institute.

Selected Publications: 

  • To Forget Venice (University of Chicago Press, 2014)
  • Honey with Tobacco (University of Chicago Press, 2007) 
  • Hard Bread (University of Chicago Press, 2002). 
  • Essays, interviews, translations and poems have appeared in Paris ReviewThe New RepublicRaritanSlateGuernica, Sewanee ReviewSouthern ReviewPartisan Review,Ontario ReviewNew England Review and other magazines as well as in the following anthologies: Gondola, Signori Gondola: Poesia Americana Ispirata da Venezia (American Poetry Inspired by Venice, Supernova Edizioni, 2007) and Women's Work (Seren Books, 2009).