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Dr. Jeffrey Newberry

Literature and Language
Associate Professor of English; Faculty Advisor for The Pegasus Literary Magazine

Conger 305
(229) 391-4972
jnewberry@abac.edu


 

 

Office Hours (Spring 2014)

MWF:  9:00-10:00 a.m.
TR:  9:00-11:00 a.m.

Jeff Newberry is is the author of Brackish (Aldrich Press) and A Visible Sign (Finishing Line 2008). With Brent House, he is the co-editor of The Gulf Stream:  Poems of the Gulf Coast (Snake~Nation~Press 2013). Recently, he was named as one of three finalists for the Richard Peterson Poetry prize, awarded by Crab Orchard Review. His writing  has appeared in a variety of  print and online journals, including The Florida Review, The Cortland Review, New South, Memorious, Hobble Creek Review, Saw Palm:  Florida Literature and Art, storySouth and Barn Owl 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 Flannery O’Connor and Other Georgia Writers Conference, The Conference on Christianity and Literature, The Florida Literary Arts Coalition’s Other Words Conference, and the Gulf Coast Association of Creative Writing Teachers Conference.  The recipient of a Tennessee Williams Scholarship from the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, he teaches composition, literature, and creative writing at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton, Georgia, where he serves as faculty adviser for Pegasus, ABAC’s literary magazine.  He serves on the conference committee for the Gulf Coast Association of Creative Writing Teachers.

Education

PhD (Major field:  Creative Writing/Poetry, Minor Fields:  20th Century American Literature, 20th Century British Literature), University of Georgia, 2010

MA (English/Creative Writing),  University of West Florida, 2000

BA (English),  University of West Florida, 1998

Philosophy of Education

Teaching Philosophy

 

Resources

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