Peter Meinke and Jeanne Clark Meinke
Truth and Affection
Jeanne Clark Meinke is an artist with drawings in The New Yorker, Gourmet, Yankee, numerous other periodicals, and in her book Lines from Wildwood Lane. Peter Meinke is an author whose work has been published in The Atlantic, The New Yorker, The New Republic, Poetry, Tampa Review, seven books of the Pitt Poetry Series, and in two collections of fiction. He is Poet Laureate of St. Petersburg, Florida. Together they deliver Truth and Affection in the “Poet’s Notebook” columns that have appeared in Creative Loafing over a period of more than six years. As David Warner writes in his foreword, it “is difficult to define, a tasty bouillabaisse of poetry, politics, and personal essay . . . winning hearts and minds of all ages . . . and a few awards along the way.”
Peter Meinke is the author of sixteen books of poems, three collections of short stories, and several nonfiction books. His poems have appeared in The Atlantic, The New Yorker, Poetry, and many other magazines. He is Poet Laureate of the State of Florida.
Jeanne Clark Meinke is an artist whose work has appeared in books for children and adults, and on the pages of The New Yorker, Gourmet, Yankee, Western Humanities Review, Tampa Review, and other magazines. A collection of her drawings, Lines from Wildwood Lane, was published by the University of Tampa Press.