Dr. Jeffrey Newberry
English and Communication
Poet in Residence
Carlton Cntr Library
Office Hours (Fall 2016)
M 9:00-10:00 a.m., 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Also by appointment
ABAC’s Poet in Residence, Jeff Newberry is is the author of the novel A Stairway to the Sea (Pulpwood Press), the poetry collection Brackish (Aldrich Press), and the chapbook A Visible Sign (Finishing Line Press). His first novel, A Stairway to the Sea, is forthcoming from Pulpwood Press. With Brent House, he is the co-editor of The Gulf Stream: Poems of the Gulf Coast (Snake~Nation~Press).
His writing has appeared in a variety of print and online journals, including Crab Orchard Review, The Florida Review, The Cortland Review, New South, Memorious, Hobble Creek Review, Saw Palm: Florida Literature and Art, storySouth, Southeast Review, 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 has served on the faculty of the Gulf Coast Writers Conference, the prestigious Sanibel Island Writers Conference and serves on the conference committee for the Gulf Coast Association of Creative Writing Teachers.