Jeff Mann

Jeff Mann

Associate Professor

Office

210 Shanks Hall
181 Turner St. NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Phone

(540) 231-7706

Email

Department Membership

English

Expertise

  • Gay Poetry
  • Appalachian Poetry
  • Gay Fiction
  • Appalachian Fiction
  • Gay Creative Nonfiction
  • Professional Activities
  • Saints and Sinners Literary Festival
  • Appalachian Studies Association

Education

  • B.A., West Virginia University
  • B.S.R., West Virginia University
  • M.A., West Virginia University

Awards and Honors

  • Lambda Literary Award, 2015
  • Pauline Réage Novel Award, 2015
  • Lambda Literary Award, 2007

Selected Publications

Books

  • Insatiable: A Novel. Maple Shade, New Jersey: Lethe Press, 2017.
  • Loving Mountains, Loving Men. Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press, 2005.
  • Rebels. Maple Shade, New Jersey: Lethe Press, 2015.
  • Salvation. Maple Shade, New Jersey: Bear Bones Books/Lethe Press, 2014.
  • Cub. Maple Shade, New Jersey: Bear Bones Books/Lethe Press, 2014.

Articles

  • “Offensive Hillbilly Queer.” Walk Till the Dogs Get Mean: Meditations on the Forbidden from Contemporary Appalachia. Ed. Karen Salyer McElmurray and Adrian Blevins. Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press, 2015. 94-101. 
  • “The Feast Hall, the Arsenal, and the Mirror: Teaching Literature to Students at Risk.” Appalachia in the Classroom: Teaching the Region. Ed. Theresa L. Burriss and Patricia M. Gantt. Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press, 2013. 82-94.
  • “Thomas.”  The Other Man:  21 Writers Speak Candidly About Sex, Love, Infidelity, and Moving On. Ed. Paul Alan Fahey. Glen Allen, Virginia: JMS Books, 2013. 125-136.
  • “Romantic.” Who’s Yer Daddy? Gay Writers Celebrate Their Mentors and Forerunners. Ed. Jim Elledge and David Groff. Madison: Terrace Books/University of Wisconsin Press, 2012. 90-98.