Joe Bonomo

Joseph Bonomo

Joe Bonomo

Associate Professor

Writing Creative Non-fiction, Literary Non-fiction, 20th-century American Literature

Office: ZH 1010
Phone: 753-6653


Educational Background

Ph.D. Ohio University
M.A. Ohio University

Professional Interests

Creative Writing
Contemporary Literature
Popular Culture

Selected Publications

  • This Must Be Where My Obsession With Infinity Began (OrphanPress, 2013)
  • Conversations With Greil Marcus (Literary Conversations Series, University Press of Mississippi, 2012)
  • The Fleshtones: Histoire d’un Groupe Garage Américain (Camion Blanc, 2012)
  • Highway to Hell. Continuum Books, 33 1/3 Series, 2010.
  • In the anthologies The Rose Metal Press Field Guide to Prose Poetry: Contemporary Poets in Discussion and Practice (Rose Metal, 2010) and The Next Of Us Is About To Be Born: Wick Poetry Series Anthology (Kent State University Press, 2009)
  • Jerry Lee Lewis: Lost and Found. Continuum, 2009.
  • Installations. Penguin, 2008. Winner, National Poetry Series.
  • Sweat: The Story of The Fleshtones, America’s Garage Band. Continuum, 2007.
  • In the chapbook, Vanishings from That Neighborhood (Kent State University Press, 1996). Winner, Wick Poetry Chapbook Open Series Competition.
  • Essays and prose poems have appeared in Fourth Genre, Storyscape, Hotel Amerika, Brevity, New Ohio Review, Free Verse, Seneca Review’s “On The Lyric Essay,” Under the Sun, Caketrain, Gulf Coast, Denver Quarterly, DIAGRAM, nidus, Quarter After Eight, River Teeth, Southwest Review, and elsewhere.