Peter has a unique creative background as a professional writer/videographer/teacher and has extensive experience in modern leadership development training and special education. As a writer with Teams and Leaders, Peter recently completed The Unlikely Hero, an 80,000-word adventure novel that explores modern leadership development in the context of Arthurian mythology and Joseph Campbell’s hero’s journey.
Peter graduated from Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven with a BA degree in English and completed both the Screenwriters' and Fiction Writers' Programs at the University of Washington. Peter's works have recently placed as semifinalists in the highly esteemed Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting, sponsored by The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Peter is the Producer/Creative director of Northwest Psych Fest, an annual three-day festival celebrating avant garde and neo psychedelic music, art and culture. Northwest Psych Fest hosts both local and international talent and is currently held at the iconic Sunset Tavern in Seattle, Washington.
Unique traits: Over fifteen years progressively complex writing experience, offering a unique combination of traditional literature foundation coupled with strong cinematic vision and the ability to work with deadlines.
The Tunnel Independent ⋄ Mystery ⋄ Crime ⋄ Drama A reclusive drifter takes a job as a janitor in a decrepit building. After meeting a troubled young woman, he begins hearing desperate cries rising from deep in a hidden basement. The mysterious sounds compel him on a harrowing journey from madness to redemption, from darkness to light. Nicholl Semifinalist 2014
Sunshine and The Lizard King Action ⋄ Independent ⋄ Mystery ⋄ Romance ⋄ Western Nick is a lonely drifter who wanders the desert with his six foot Iguana named Soul. Nick learns to love when he rescues Sunshine, a desperate prostitute on the run with the mysterious key to the future. Nicholl Semifinalist, 2001, 2002
Dust my Blues Independent ⋄ Music ⋄ Drama Johnny Curtis is a gifted blues player running from his troubled past.Desperate, broke and haunted by memories of a dead friend, Johnny travels to the Mississippi hill country to recruit his mentor, blues legend Red Light Red, to join him on a European tour. Nicholl Quarterfinalist, 2003, 2004, Fade In Semifinalist 2005, Houston Worldfest Broze Remi 2007, Slamdance Semifinalist, 2006 Written with Jon Morris, longtime sideman to Delta Blues Master R.L. Burnside.
Houston Worldfest Bronze Remi Award