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Jeff Weddle

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Jeff Weddle grew up in Prestonsburg, a small town in the hill country of Eastern Kentucky. He has worked as a public library director, disc jockey, newspaper reporter, Tae Kwon Do teacher, and fry cook, among other things. His first book, Bohemian New Orleans: The Story of the Outsider and Loujon Press (University Press of Mississippi, 2007), won the Eudora Welty Prize and helped inspire Wayne Ewing's documentary, The Outsiders of New Orleans: Loujon Press (Wayne Ewing Films, 2007), for which Weddle served as associate producer. His poems, stories, and essays have appeared in dozens of venues, including the anthologies Mondo Barbie (St. Martin, 1993) and Stovepiper Book One (Stovepiper Books, 1994). Weddle is the author of a poetry collecti ...more

Average rating: 4.28 · 36 ratings · 12 reviews · 4 distinct works · Similar authors
When Giraffes Flew

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