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

Keywords

Fiction; Poetry; Personal Essays; Writing Theory; Travel

Education

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

Occupation

Director of Creative Writing
English Teacher
College Professor

Places Worked

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

Honors

Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Associations

Bibliography

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

We appreciate corrections and additions to our information about authors, but please read the following guidelines and caveats carefully.

  • The Nebraska Authors database is based on publicly available sources. Unless you are the author contacting us in person, it helps us if you cite the source or sources of your information. We cannot include unsourced information in the database.
  • We may be appreciative of information we choose not to include in the publicly available database.
  • To include an image on an author profile, please send jpg attachment to nebraskaauthors@lincoln.ne.gov. A photo-release agreement is required before the image will be published on this site.
  • Because of the way we are staffed, expect corrections or additions to take time, sometimes up to three months.
  • While we initially included some actual links to external URLs in the database, we will in the future no longer provide functioning links. We will instead record the presence of specific external materials in language that we hope will help intelligent users find it themselves. Web rot, in which actual materials remain online but undergo changes in their URLs, is too demanding in terms of staff time for us to hope to keep external links current.

Please copy, fill out the form below, and email it to NebraskaAuthors@lincoln.ne.gov to suggest a change.

/
Jon Volkmer
jon-volkmer

Do you have corrections for the above information or other information to add?:

(e.g. Author is buried in Fremont, not in David City / Also wrote for the Daily Nebraskan during her time as a student)