Peter Biello is the host of All Things Considered on New Hampshire Public Radio and a writer of short stories, novels, radio journalism, book reviews, essays, and the occasional blogpost.
His fiction has appeared in a variety of literary journals and his story “Break and Enter” was nominated for a Pushcart Prize.
At NHPR, he’s the host of The Bookshelf, a twice-monthly podcast that is available on iTunes. As a reporter, he specializes in reporting on military veterans and anything else that happens to be newsworthy. He’s also the editor of NHPR’s Foodstuffs series and (for now) the host of the “Weekly New Hampshire News Roundup” on The Exchange.
Before working at New Hampshire Public Radio, he was a producer/announcer at Vermont Public Radio and the host of Morning Edition at WHQR-FM in Wilmington, North Carolina. Learn more about Peter’s career.
He holds an MFA in fiction from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and a BFA in creative writing from the University of Maine at Farmington.
He is the founder of the non-profit Burlington Writers Workshop, a free writing workshop for all Vermonters that is now the largest and most active writing organization in the state.
He is the founding editor of The Best of the Burlington Writers Workshop anthology series, and a co-founder of Mud Season Review.
Born and raised in Fall River, Massachusetts, he lives in Concord, New Hampshire.