Peter is indeed a man of many professions — including a microfilm clerk, an environmental and pharmaceutical chemist, a theatre actor, a freelance news camera operator, an NBC Page for The Tonight Show, a camera technician for NBC/Universal Studios, and, from 2004-2009, Owner/Managing Editor of Ex Machina Press, LLC, the proud parent of Silent Voices: A Creative Mosaic Of Fiction, until he finally discovered his niche: playwright, speculative fiction writer, freelance magazine writer, SEO web content copywriter, and certified copyeditor. His early literary influences include Ray Bradbury, Richard Matheson, Harlan Ellison, Edgar Allen Poe, Rod Serling, and many others. His theatrical influences include Eugene O'Neil, Anton Chekhov, Neil Simon, Arthur Miller, Tennessee Williams, Donald Margulies, David Mamet, Brian Friel, and Shakespeare, of course.

His fiction and poetry have been published internationally. His gothic horror novella, "The Chameleon's Addiction" was a semi-finalist in the 2004 Glacier Press Writing Contest and is now published in Bardic Tales and Sage Advice, Volume Two by Bards and Sages Publishing, who also published his short novel, The Grandmaster, a supernatural thriller that takes place during the Holocaust. Originally his graduate master's thesis, The Grandmaster ranked second in Bards and Sages nationwide Speculative Fiction Novel Contest, and has been awarded 2007 Best Science Fiction Novel by the Hollywood and New England Book Festivals. It is now available at the Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative. His short story collection, the PUSHCART PRIZE NOMINATED In Our House, has also been published by Bards and Sages and is also now available at the Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative. His short story, "Chamber Music" was awarded 2012 Best Short Story by the Electronic Publishing Industry Coalition (EPIC).

Peter has also transitioned into playwriting. His short play, "Call These Delicate Creatures Ours, and Not Their Appetites," was a finalist at Theatre Odyssey's Eleventh Annual Ten-minute Play Festival. His other short play, "Confessions at the Avenue P Barber Shop," was a finalist at the Weathervane Playhouse's 8X10 Theatrefest. But the third time was proven to be the charm when his short play, "The Boulder of Sisyphus Rolls Over Me Yet Again," (aka. "The 12 Dates of Christmas") was not only a finalist at the TheatreOne Play Festival at the Catherine Hickman Theatre, it was voted "Best Play/Audience Favorite" by the end of the production run. Because of this success, his playwriting has increased to 7 full length plays and 25 short plays. Whether they are good or not...well, the jury is out on that one.:) Fortunately, Peter got his answer during the month of February 2019 when his full-length play, "Out of the Mouths of Poets," was produced by Lab Theater Project in Tampa. The production was a huge success, leading to several sold-out shows. The production also resulted in Peter being nominated for Creative Loafing's Best of the Bay 2019 in the Playwright Category.

Another divine sign came when his short play, "From the Membrane of the Nucleus," debuted at The Newmarket International Festival of One Act Plays in Canada, and it was nominated in all festival award categories: Best Play, Best Director, Best Actress and Best Actor; the last category was a winner! Best of all, it was livestreamed on Facebook and is now on YouTube, where people can see the play for free. Come check it out. First, watch Peter's introduction to the play. After that, watch the play here. So, we'll see what happens in the future when it comes to his playwriting path.

He also served as a freelance magazine writer for Montage Magazine, Newport Beach Magazine, Bespoke Magazine, Laguna Beach Magazine,and LA Splash Magazine.

Peter is now living in Florida, working in the best job, and serving as a creative lens for his stories. And THAT is true paradise!