Peter Myers is a writer based in West Philadelphia. Originally from Takoma Park, Maryland, he recently moved to Philadelphia after spending time living in Valparaíso, Chile. He’s interested in literature, both classic and contemporary, as well as film and music. He tweets @metepie.
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Sebastian Schipper's 'Victoria'
More than a one-shot wonder
Shot in a single, breathless take, Victoria is a masterful display of cinematography. But this shouldn’t overshadow its successes as both a profound and unconventional character study and, in its second half, a nail-biting thriller.
Poet Eileen Myles at the Penn Book Center
On living twice
Eileen Myles’s reading at Penn Book Center gave fans a glimpse into the writing career of one of contemporary poetry’s biggest names. Her informal, conversational manner made the crowded reading feel unexpectedly intimate, making Myles’s words all the more powerful.