Peter LaBerge grew up in Connecticut, and currently lives in Redwood City, California. He is the author of the poetry chapbooks Makeshift Cathedral (YesYes Books), and Hook (Sibling Rivalry Press), which was acquired by the U.S. Library of Congress.
In 2017, Peter graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Summa Cum Laude from the University of Pennsylvania, where he studied English and Consumer Psychology. He is the editor-in-chief of the Adroit Journal, a global literary publication he founded as a high school sophomore in November 2010.
He has been recognized from TED to Teen Vogue for his work as a writer, editor, and publisher. His work has appeared in Beloit Poetry Journal, Best New Poets, Colorado Review, Crazyhorse, Harvard Review, Indiana Review, Iowa Review, Kenyon Review Online, Pleiades, Sixth Finch, Tin House, and others.
He edited Poets on Growth (Math Paper Press) with poet Talin Tahajian, and received a 2015 fellowship from the Bucknell University Stadler Center for Poetry. He has earned his certificate in Business Analytics, Financial Accounting, and Managerial Economics from Harvard Business School's HBX Program.
He founded the Adroit Journal Summer Mentorship Program in 2013, and currently co-directs the program alongside Carly Joy Miller. He has held roles at the Araca Group, TripleLift, and NewsCred, and works in content marketing at a tech start-up in Redwood Shores, California. He remains an ardent defender of the Oxford comma.