Jeff Weddle

Jeff Weddle, dapper as ever

Jeff Weddle is the author of the Eudora Welty Prize-winning Bohemian New Orleans: The Story of the Outsider and Loujon Press (University Press of Mississippi, 2007), a short story collection, When Giraffes Flew (SYP, 2015), several poetry collections, the most recent of which are It’s Colder than Hell / Starving Elves Eat Reindeer Meat / Santa Claus is Dead (Alien Buddha, 2018), Heart of the Broken World (Nixes Mate, 2017), and Comes to This (Nixes Mate, 2017). He is co-author of The Librarian’s Guide to Negotiation: Winning Strategies for the Digital Age (Information Today, 2012). His fiction, poetry, and essays have appeared in many print and online publications, such as Publishing History, Serials ReviewChiron Review, Beat Scene, Black Heart Magazine, Prime Number Magazine, Red Fez, Port Cities Review, Out of the Gutter Online, Roadside Fiction, Fiction on the Web, and others. A native Kentuckian, Jeff teaches in the School of Library and Information Studies at the University of Alabama. He spends entirely too much time on Facebook and this link will get you to him there:  His website can be found at

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