Joe Bonomo

Illinois, United States

Member Since: 12/12/2011


Joe Bonomo’s books include Field Recordings from the Inside (essays), This Must Be Where My Obsession with Infinity Began (essays), AC/DC’s Highway to Hell (33 1/3 Series), Jerry Lee Lewis: Lost and Found, Installations (National Poetry Series), Sweat: The Story of The Fleshtones, America’s Garage Band, and Conversations With Greil Marcus (edited). He is the Music Columnist at The Normal School and a five-time Notables Essays selection at Best American Essays. Born and raised in suburban Washington D.C., he lives in DeKalb, Illinois and teaches at Northern Illinois University. He appears online at No Such Thing As Was (www.nosuchthingaswas.com and @BonomoJoe

Website: http://www.nosuchthingaswas.com

Twitter Username: @BonomoJoe


Publications

  • Field Recordings From The Inside , Soft Skull Press (2017)
  • This Must Be Where My Obsession With Infinity Began , Orphan Press (2013)
  • Conversations With Greil Marcus , University Press of Mississippi (2012)
  • AC/DC’s Highway to Hell [33 1/3 Series] , Bloomsbury (2010)
  • Jerry Lee Lewis: Lost and Found , Bloomsbury (2009)
  • Installations [National Poetry Series] , Penguin (2008)
  • Sweat: The Story of The Fleshtones, America’s Garage Band , Bloomsbury (2007)

Employment

  • Associate Professor of English at Northern Illinois University

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in English from University of Maryland
  • Master of Arts in English/Creative Writing from Ohio University
  • Doctoral Degree in English/Creative Writing from Ohio University

Genres of Interest

Creative nonfiction