Lola E. Peters writes poetry to cleanse her soul and essays to clear her mind. Her commitment to creating a just and equitable world forms the underpinning to her writing. Her poems have been published in multiple anthologies as well as her own two collections. In addition to her published poems, she has written commentary for and edited several online journals and newsletters, such as southseattleemerald.com, seattlestar.net, crosscut.com. She also served as managing editor of a national newsletter for social justice activists.
Her first book of essays, The Truth About White People, is available at Elliott Bay Book Co. in Seattle, Third Place Books in Seward Park, and from online retailers. Her two volumes of poetry, Taboos and The Book of David: A Coming of Age Tale, are available at Third Place Books in Seward Park and online at lulu.com, barnesandnoble.com, and amazon.com. See the Publications page for more details.