Joseph G. Peterson
Pen Name: None
Born: 1965 in Wheeling, Illinois
Joseph Peterson went to the University of Chicago and lives in Chicago's Hyde Park area. He has published many short stories set in the city.
Biographical and Professional Information
Peterson is a novelist working out of Chicago. His work deals with estranged working-class outsiders who try to find their place in the world, but who often miss it. His work draws from his experience growing up in a working class suburb of Wheeling Illinois and working in factories, restaurants and construction. He currently works in publishing.
- Beautiful Piece, Northern Illinois University Press , 2009
- Inside The Whale: A Novel in Verse, Wicker Park Press Ltd, 2011
- Wanted: Elevator Man, Switchgrass Books, 2012
- Gideon's Confession, Switchgrass Books, 2014
- Twilight of the Idiots, Chicago Center for Literature and Photography, 2015
Titles at Your Library
Release Date: 2009-10-01
Inside The Whale: A Novel in Verse
Release Date: 2011-11-21
Wanted: Elevator Man
Release Date: 2012-05-15
Release Date: 2014-04-28
Twilight of the Idiots
Release Date: 2015-02-07
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)
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