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Robert Peters Biography and Poems

Robert Peters Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on Robert Peters, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by Peters, as well as, a video biography...if available.

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Robert Louis Peters is a poet, critic, scholar, playwright, editor, and actor born in an impoverished rural area of northern Wisconsin in 1924. He holds a Ph.D in Victorian literature. His poetry career began in 1967 when his young son Richard died unexpectedly of spinal meningitis. The book commemorating this loss, Songs for a Son, was selected by poet Denise Levertov to be published by W.W. Norton in 1967, and it still remains in print. Songs for a Son began a flood of poetry.. American poet critic scholar playwright editor and actor

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