Peter has been interviewed by the other leading Korean journal in America, KOREAN EXPATRIATE LITERATURE. The interview was conducted by Kay Kyun-Nung Richards in Big Sur in July. The journal will also feature Kay's translations of Peter's poems into Korean.
Peter was the guest of Clara Hsu and John Rhodes on their San Francisco Public Access Cable Television Channel. His recent reading, with poet and artist Carolyn Mary Kleefeld, at the Henry Miller Library in Big Sur, was introduced by Clara in the Open Mic section of the show.
Peter has completed his commissioned multi-media (verse and prose) drama, THE FIRE IN THE WOOD, about Big Sur sculptor Edmund Kara, whilst a writer-in-residence in a cabin in Big Sur, California. The drama, which has been endorsed by Glen Cheda, Edmund’s benefactor, will have its world-premiere next year. See the Blurb for the drama in Poem Selections.
Peter's poem FRIEND IN FEBRUARY has been combined with New York artist Adel Gorgy's work ANTHOLOGY OF FRIENDSHIP for the on-going Immagine & Poesia Art and Poetry Project, which is based in Turin, Italy.
A group of poems from Peter's latest American book, POEMS FROM A CABIN ON BIG SUR, have been translated into Romanian by Dr. Olimpia Iacob and published in the Winter 2012 issue of ACOLADA, a leading Romanian journal.
Peter’s poem FRIEND IN FEBRUARY is included in "Seeing Art Anew and Other Photographic Works" by New York’s Adel Gorgy, a new exhibition at the Atrium Gallery, 10 Court St. in Morristown, New Jersey, from January 23rd to March 12th, 2012.
Peter is the Guest Editor of the 2012 Spring Issue of New York magazine SHABDAGUCHA, the American/Bengali publication edited by Hassanal Abdullah.
Peter's poem 'The Airport at San Francisco', from his latest American book POEMS FROM A CABIN ON BIG SUR (Cross-Cultural Communications, New York, 2011), has been nominated for a 2012 Pushcart Prize (USA). Also, his poem 'Listening to Gladdie' has been nominated for a 2012 Pushcart Prize by String Poet (USA).
STARS AT ELBOW AND FOOT and Other Poems, a new UK book by Peter, is forthcoming in 2012. The title poem is a long poem-sequence on the slave trade, which was performed at the National Waterfont Museum, Swansea, in 2007, to coincide with their exhibition EVERYWHERE IN CHAINS, a commemoration of the bicentenary of Britain’s 1807 Abolition of the Slave Trade Act.
Peter's poems STONES and BEREAVEMENT are featured in RHYTHMS…Winter to Fall and Other Works, an art exhibition by New York’s Adel Gorgy at the Bay Area Friends of the Fine Arts Gallery, 47 Gillette Avenue, Sayville, New York, in October 2011.
The exhibition was recently featured in the New York Times.
Peter has been interviewed by Michelle Chung of the Korean Poets Society of America, based in Los Angeles, for their publication Global Poetry & Poetics "Mijusihak”. The interview and a selection of Peter’s poems will appear in early 2012.