Peter B. Harris

Zacamy Professor of English (Retired)

Box 5270

Phone: 207-859-5270
Fax: 207-859-5252
Mailing Address:
5270 Mayflower Hill
Waterville, Maine 04901-8852


B.A from Middlebury
Ph.D. from Indiana
M.F.A. from Warren Wilson.

Areas of Expertise

  • Creative writing
  • Contemporary American poetry
  • 19th-century American literature

Professional Information

Peter Harris teaches English Composition with a service-learning component which involves students in local public schools, 19th-century American Literature and Contemporary American Poetry. He also leads workshops in his current main interest, writing poetry. He has published poetry and essays in, among other places, The Atlantic Monthly, Ploughshares, and The Virginia Quarterly Review. He has published a chapbook of poems entitled Blue Hallelujahs.


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