Nebraska Authors

Joel B. Peckham, Jr.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE
Huntington, WV
Batavia, OH

Author Of

  • Nonfiction
  • Poetry


Literary criticism; poetry; reviews


BA, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT
MA, Baylor University, Waco, TX
PhD, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE


Editorial Assistant
Assistant Professor of American Literature, The University of Cincinnati, Clermont College
Associate Professor of Regional Literature and Creative Writing, Marshall University

Places Worked

University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Prairie Schooner
Marshall University, Huntington, WV
The University of Cincinnati, Clermont College


Fulbright Scholar


Resisting Elegy. 2012.
God's Bicycle. 2015.
Body Memory. 2017.
Outraged and Amazed: William Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom! 2018.
Wild Gods: The Ecstatic in Contemporary Poetry and Prose. 2021.
Bone Music. 2021.

Published in:
African American Review
American Literature
The Anthology of New England Poetry
The Black Warrior Review
Cave Wall
The Malahat Review
The Mississippi Quarterly
The North American Review
Passages North
The Sycamore Review
The Southern Review
The Sugar House Review
Texas Studies in Literature and Language
Yankee Magazine

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