Joseph G. Peterson attended Wheeling High School and received his B.A. in philosophy from the University of Chicago. He is the author of the epic poem, Inside the Whale, and of the novels, Beautiful Piece, Wanted: Elevator Man and Gideon’s Confession. He works in publishing and lives in Chicago.
Publications and Prizes
Gideon's Confession (Northern Illinois University Press, 2014), Inside The Whale (Wicker Park Press, 2012), Wanted: Elevator Man (Northern Illinois University Press, 2012), Beautiful Piece (Northern Illinois University Press, 2009)
Exquisite Corpse, Joyland, New Millennium Writings