Individual Author Record
Name:Pen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Mystery Poetry Born: 1964 in Geneva, Ohio Sites:
Illinois ConnectionWhelpley lives in Chatham. He works in Springfield and manages an electric efficiency program for 32 cities across Illinois.
Biographical and Professional InformationRodd seeks poetry in the everyday world. Early on, he hoped to be a fiction writer. He published a mystery novel, Capital Murder in 2002. In 2015, he began to write poetry in earnest. Since then, his poems have appeared in 2River View, Antiphon, The Chagrin River Review, Eunoia Review, Menacing Hedge, The Naugatuck River Review, Right Hand Pointing, Shot Glass Journal, Spillway, Star 82 Review, Tinderbox Poetry Journal, and elsewhere. He has written a poetry chapbook, Catch as Kitsch Can and has edited Governing Illinois: Your Connection to State and Local Government.
*"Capital Murder", Publish America, 2002 *"Governing Illinois: Your Connection to State and Local Government", Abraham Lincoln Presidential Center, 2003 *"The Last Bridge is Home", Kelsay Books, 2021