Peter Galligan

Peter Galligan

Peter Galligan lives in Denver, Colorado with his wife and daughter. He is currently pursuing an MA in Interdisciplinary Studies (writing and business administration) from Western New Mexico University. His poetry has appeared in Metrosphere. He also produces electronic dance music under the name "Medias Res,” and his releases have been placed on a variety of EDM compilations and downloaded in over 65 countries.  

Peter Galligan

Disrupting the Rhythm

Alex Carroll interviews
Peter Galligan

 
 

Nonfiction reader Alex Carroll recently had this exchange with Issue #39 featured nonfiction author Peter Galligan. Here’s what he had to say about how music informs his work, revisiting traumatic times, gaining agency through writing, and more… 
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NONFICTION ISSUE #39

Take My Hand So I Can Walk

By Peter Galligan
 
 

April and I are married, expecting a child. We’re at Denver Health, the city’s municipal hospital, for an ultrasound. The room is dark. April is holding my hand as I sit next to the bed. Being terrified of having a child to begin with, I sit silently with sweaty pits…
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