Peter Jacoby


I am a Professor of English at a college in San Diego, California. I have been writing for years in fiction, non-fiction, self-help, and poetry. It is fun. I think I will keep doing it for many years.

Where to buy in print


Crows In the Birches: Collected Poems
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A second and arguably darker collection of some of Mr. Jacoby's finest poetic work from the years 1963 to 2007.
Leaves: Collected Poems
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
This is the first digital publication of of some of Mr. Jacoby's finest poetic work. Mr. Jacoby is (mostly) of the Modernist School, and uses poetry to examine the little and often overlooked things in life . . . and in people. His work, then, gives us a sometimes unique view into our world, and especially into ourselves.
Tecopa Cocoa
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 115,670. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Tecopa Cocoa is a fanciful, realistic, funny, insightful, scholarly and uniquely optimistic coming of age tale. During his fifteenth summer, his dad sends him west to visit his eccentric Uncle Henry, in the tiny Mojave Desert town of Tecopa. There he finds home amongst a ragtag crew of mind readers. It's also where he undergoes a bizarre metamorphosis.

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comedy    coming of age    drama    fantasy    literature    poetry