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Born: 1950 in Granite City, Illinois
Elledge was born in Granite City.
Biographical and Professional Information
Jim Elledge is an award-winning author and editor of twenty-two books, including a textbook on publishing, four anthologies on queer culture, and numerous poetry collections and chapbooks.
He has been at Kennesaw State University in Georgia since 2006. Currently, he is the Director of the MA in Professional Writing Program and Specializes in Creative Writing & Queer Studies. Previously, he was a professor of English at Illinois State University, in Normal, Illinois. He earned his PhD from the University of Illinois Chicago.
Along with the books written below, he has also edited the book, Who's Yer Daddy? Gay Writers Celebrate Their Mentors and Forerunners, with David Groff in 2012.
- James Dickey: A Bibliography, 1947-1974, Scarecrow Press, 1979
- Various Envies, Poems, Copper Beach, 1989
- Standing Between the Dead and the Living, Eastern Illinois University, 1992,
- Real Things: An Anthology of Popular Culture in American Poetry, Indiana State University, 1999
- Masquerade: Queer Poetry in America to the End of World War II, Indiana State University, 2004
- A History of My Tattoo, Stonewall Publishing, 2006
- Voices from a Darkened Room, BookSurge Publishing, 2007
- The Book of the Heart Taken by Love, Woodland Editions, 2007
- Queers in American Popular Culture, 3 vols., Praeger, 2010
- H, Lethe Press, 2012
- Henry Darger, Throwaway Boy: The Traffic Life of an Outsider Artist, Overlook Press, 2013
Titles at Your Library
Release Date: 1989-01-01
Standing "between the dead and the living": The elegiac technique of Wilfred Owen's war poems (Research and review series)
Release Date: 1992
Real Things: An Anthology of Popular Culture in American Poetry
Release Date: 1999-03-22
Masquerade: Queer Poetry in America to the End of World War II
Release Date: 2004-03-03
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
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