Jerry Eckert

8365 S. Tumbling R Ranch Pl.
Vail, AZ 85641

Author's Bio

I am an emeritus professor, returning to an earlier love – nonfiction writing. While an academic, I published over 150 papers, including two award winning journal articles, a research monograph that accelerated apartheid’s demise in South Africa, and several op-ed pieces that redirected America’s foreign policy toward South Africa. Recently, my literary nonfiction has appeared in Matter, Pilgrimage, The Superstition Review, Weber: The Contemporary West, Ars Medica, and Memoir. One essay won the Northern Colorado Writer’s 2011 nonfiction contest. I live in Colorado and Arizona, where I write of wild places and of our globally common humanity.

Publications and Prizes

Ars Medica: A Journal of Medicine, the Arts, and Humanities, Memoir Journal, Pilgrimage, Superstition Review, Weber—The Contemporary West
Prizes Won: 
2011 Best Nonfiction Essay, Northern Colorado Writers. 2014 Runner-up in Top of the Mountain contest for best unpublished book, and others.

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Creative Nonfiction Writer
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multiple, AZ
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Last updated: Mar 02, 2018