Peter Florek is a long-time New Jersey resident. Beyond writing, his passions include travel, exploration, teaching and learning. At the heart of all of this is a desire to better understand life, the universe, and everything.
Peter studied Creative Writing at Brookdale Community College and Fairleigh Dickinson University. He has plans to pursue an MFA in poetry, and is currently working on a collection of poems, tentatively titled The Talking Dead, which documents the stories and lives of his coworkers at a local pharmacy.
Splattervision, his poetic debut, is a collection of poems that attempts to explore the human experience through both the quotidian event and the singular spectacle. Sometimes mundanity can be sensational, and sometimes rarity can be simple. By decompressing these moments and meditating in them, a writer can strive to reveal some sort of elusive center—a seed, a truth, a notion, a connection, a flickering nucleus of empathy.
Get to know more about Peter Florek in his Breaking Bread interview here.