Cooley, Peter

Peter Cooley

Peter Cooley has published nine books of poetry, eight through Carnegie Mellon. His poetry has appeared in Poetry, The Atlantic, The Nation, The New Republic, and The New Yorker. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, he has lived over half his life in New Orleans. He is Senior Mellon Professor of the Humanities and Director of Creative Writing at Tulane University, and is the Poet Laureate of Louisiana.