Dr. Jeffrey Newberry
Literature and Language
Associate Professor of English; Faculty Advisor for The Pegasus Literary Magazine
Office Hours (Fall 2013)
MWF: 8:00-9:00 a.m., 10:00-11:00 a.m.
TR: 8:30-9:30 p.m., 2:00-3:00 p.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, forthcoming). Recently, he was named as one of three finalists for the Richard Peterson Poetry prize, awarded by Crab Orchard Review. His wrting 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, 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 is the president of the Gulf Coast Association of Creative Writing Teachers. He earned his Ph.D. in English from the University of Georgia in 2010.
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