Jeff Newberry

Fiction Writer, Poet

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Department of Languages & Literature
Tifton, GA 31793
Phone: 
229-391-4972

Author's Bio

A native of the Florida Gulf Coast, Jeff Newberry is is the author of A Stairway to the Sea (Pulpwood Press, 2016), 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 collaboration with the poet Justin Evans, Cross Country, is forthcoming from WordTech Editions.

His work has appeared in a variety of print and online journals, including The Florida Review, The Cortland Review, The Southeast Review, Memorious, Saw Palm: Florida Literature and Art, and Xavier 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 Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference, the Flannery O'Connor and Other Georgia Writers Conference, The Conference on Christianity and Literature, The Florida Literary Arts Coalition's Other Words Conference, the Sanibel Island Writers Workshop, and the Gulf Coast Association of Creative Writing Teachers Conference. He teaches in the Writing and Communication Program at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton, Georgia.

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Stone, River, Sky (Negative Capability Press, 2015)
,
Aspects of Robinson: Homage to Weldon Kees (Backwaters Press, 2012)
,
Best of the Net (Sundress Publications, 2008)
Books:
The Gulf Stream: Poems of the Gulf Coast (Snake Nation Press, 2014)
,
Brackish (Aldrich Press, 2013)
Chapbook:
A Visible SIgn (Finishing Line Press, 2008)
Prizes won: 

Author's Prize for "Name," Mary: A Journal of New Writing

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
FL
Florida
Raised in: 
Port St. Joe, FL
Florida
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Last update: Feb 06, 2019