Individual Author Record
Name: Joseph G. PetersonPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Born: 1965 in Wheeling, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionJoseph 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 InformationPeterson 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