Nebraska Authors

Jon Volkmer

Born 1956 NE (USA)

Associate Professor of English and Director of Creative Writing at Ursinus College, Collegeville, Pennsylvania.

Places Lived

Nebraska City, NE
Lincoln, NE
Denver, CO
Collegeville, PA

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction
  • Poetry


Fiction; Poetry; Personal Essays; Writing Theory; Travel


Bachelor of Arts Degree, University of Colorado, Denver, CO
Master of Arts Degree in Creative Writing, Denver University, Denver, CO
Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE


Director of Creative Writing
English Teacher
College Professor

Places Worked

University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA
Book Reviewer for Philadelphia Inquirer


Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Nebraska-Lincoln



Fiction Workshop Companion. 1995.
Eating Europe: A Meta-Nonfiction Love Story. 2006.

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