Peter Kahn has twice been a commended poet in the Poetry Society’s National Poetry Competition (UK). A high school teacher at Oak Park/River Forest High School since 1994, Peter was a Featured Speaker at the National Council of Teachers of English annual convention. As a Visiting Fellow at Goldsmiths-University of London, he founded the Spoken Word Education Training Programme. Along with Patricia Smith and Ravi Shankar, Peter co-edited The Golden Shovel Anthology: New Poems Honoring Gwendolyn Brooks. Peter’s own collection—Little Kings—was recently published by Nine Arches Press (UK).