Sam Pereira

Sam Pereira

About Sam Pereira

Sam Pereira is an American poet. He published many books like The Marriage of the Portuguese (1978), Brittle Water (1987), and A Cafe in Boca, released in 2007. An expanded edition of his first book was published in April 2012 by Tagus Press at the University of Massachusetts. The poetry volume Dusting on Sunday was also published in December of the same year. In 2015, Bad Angels was published, followed in December, 2020, by True North and Untrue You, which is his seventh book.
Work of his has also appeared in several anthologies of contemporary American poetry in recent decades, among them: Piecework: 19 Fresno Poets (Silver Skates, 1987), The Body Electric (W. W. Norton, 2000), and How Much Earth: The Fresno Poets (Heyday/Roundhouse Press, 2001). His poems have been also included in numerous magazines as well, among them, Alaska Quarterly Review, The American Poetry Review, Antioch Review, CutBank, Manoa, The Missouri Review, Poetry, Connotation Press and Blackbird.
He lives in Los Banos, California.

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