Peter Biello is the host of All Things Considered at New Hampshire Public Radio. He has served as a producer/announcer/host of Weekend Edition Saturday at Vermont Public Radio and as a reporter/host of Morning Editionat WHQR in Wilmington, North Carolina.
Peter has won several AP awards for his journalism, which has appeared on NPR’s All Things Considered and This American Life.He’s also a fiction writer whose work appears or is forthcoming in Gargoyle, Lowestoft Chronicle, Green Writers Press,and South85 Journal. He’s also the founder of Burlington Writers Workshop, a nonprofit writing workshop based in Burlington, Vermont.
Peter lives in Concord, New Hampshire.
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