Peter J. Ramos

Peter Ramos’s poems have appeared or will appear in The Cincinnati Review, Colorado Review, Puerto del Sol, Painted Bride Quarterly, Verse, Fugue, Indiana Review, Mississippi Review (online) and other journals.  Nominated three times for a Pushcart Prize, he is the author of one book of poetry, Please Do Not Feed the Ghost (BlazeVox Books, 2008) and three shorter collections: Television Snow (Back Pages Books, forthcoming); Watching Late-Night Hitchcock & Other Poems (handwritten press 2004), and Short Waves (White Eagle Coffee Store Press 2003).  His criticism has appeared in MELUS, College Literature, The Faulkner Journal, The CEA Critic, Mandorla, Verse, Pleiades, Poetry Daily, as well as in the collections The Other Latin@: Writing Against a Singular Identity (Eds. Blas Falconer and Lorraine M. López, 2011) and Critical Insights: The Awakening (Ed. Robert C. Evans, 2014).  An associate professor of English at Buffalo State College, Peter teaches courses in nineteenth- and twentieth-century American literature.