Peter Kline teaches writing at the University of San Francisco and with Stanford University's Master of Liberal Arts Program. A former Wallace Stegner Fellow, he has also received residency fellowships from the Amy Clampitt House, James Merrill House, Artsmith Orcas Island, Marble House Project, and Kimmel Harding Nelson Foundation. His poems have won First Prize in the River Styx International Poetry Contest and Southwest Review's Morton Marr Poetry Prize, and have appeared in Ploughshares, Five Points, Poetry, Tin House, and many other journals, as well as the Best New Poets series, the Verse Daily website, and the 2015 Random House anthology of metrical poetry, Measure for Measure. He is director of the San Francisco literary reading series Bazaar Writers Salon, which he founded in 2012. His first collection of poetry, Deviants, was published by Stephen F. Austin State University Press in 2013. His newest collection, Mirrorforms, is forthcoming from Parlor Press/Free Verse Editions in the fall of 2019.