Peter Gould

Peter Gould is the recipient of the 2016 Arts Education Award from the Vermont Arts Council. Gould wrote the legendary back-to-the-land novel Burnt Toast (Alfred A. Knopf)—the first fictional treatment of the 1970s commune movement in New England. Peter’s young adult novel, Write Naked (Farrar Straus) won the 2009 Green Earth Book Award. Peter received his BA and doctorate from Brandeis University and studied mime and clown in Mexico with Sigfrido Aguilar and with Tony Montanaro at the Celebration Mime-Theatre School. Gould leads a life of writing, directing, performing, gardening, teaching, and political activism.

Katherine Partington