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Jeff Newberry

Jeff Newberry

Author's Bio

A native of the Florida Gulf Coast, Jeff Newberry is is the author of Brackish (Aldrich Press 2012) and A Visible Sign (Finishing Line 2008). With Brent House, he is the editor of The Gulf Stream: Poems of the Gulf Coast (Snake Nation Press). His work has appeared in a variety of print and online journals, including Anti-, The Florida Review, The Cortland Review, New South, Memorious, Hobble Creek Review, Saw Palm: Florida Literature and Art, and Barn Owl Review, as well as in the online anthology Best of the Net 2008. His writing has been twice nominated for a Pushcart Prize. He's given talks and led panels at the Flannery O'Connor and Other Georgia Writers Conference, The Conference on Christianity and Literature, The Florida Literary Arts Coalition's Other Words Conference, and the Gulf Coast Association of Creative Writing Teachers Conference. The recipient of a Tennessee Williams Scholarship from the Sewanee Writers' Conference, he teaches composition, literature, and creative writing at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton, Georgia, where he serves as faculty adviser for Pegasus, ABAC's literary magazine. He serves as president of the Gulf Coast Association of Creative Writing Teachers. He earned his PhD in English from the University of Georgia in 2010.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
The Gulf Stream: Poems of the Gulf Coast (Snake Nation Press, 2014), Brackish (Aldrich Press, 2013)
Chapbooks:
A Visible SIgn (Finishing Line Press, 2008)
Anthologies:
Aspects of Robinson: Homage to Weldon Kees (The Backwaters Press, 2012), Best of the Net (Sundress Publications, 2008)
Journals:
Anti-, Gulf Stream, Hobble Creek Review, New South, storySouth, The Chattahoochee Review, The Cortland Review, The Florida Review, Waccamaw

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Listing last updated: September 16, 2013

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Christian
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Panama City, FL
Raised in:
Port St. Joe, FL

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