Individual Author Record
Name: Jeff BiggersPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT C:YA nonfiction poetry Born: 1963 in Ohio Sites:
Illinois ConnectionJeff was raised in Illinois and he currently divides his time between Illinois and Italy.
Biographical and Professional InformationJeff Biggers is a writer, editor, journalist, and critic. He has worked as a writer, educator and community organizer across the United States, Europe, India and Mexico. His award-winning stories have appeared on NPR, PRI, and in travel, literary and music magazines, and national and foreign newspapers. Biggers is also a frequent blogger on ''Huffington Post'', ''Alternet'' and ''Common Dreams''. A contributing editor to ''The Bloomsbury Review'', his work has appeared in scores of American and foreign newspapers, magazines and numerous anthologies, including ''Coal Country'' and ''We All Live Downstream''. He has been a commentator on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition and for Pacific News Service national syndication.
*''No Lonesome Road: Selected Prose and Poems'', University of Illinois Press, 2004*''In the Sierra Madres: A Travel Memoir '', University of Illinois Press, 2007*''The United States of Appalachia: How Southern Mountaineers Brought Independence, Culture and Enlightment to America'', Shoemaker and Hoard, 2007*''Reckoning at Eagle Creek: The Secret Legacy of Coal in the Heartland'', Nation Books, 2010 reprinted by Southern Illinois University Press, 2014*''State Out of the Union: Arizona and the Final Showdown Over the American Dream'', Nation Books, 2012