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Joseph G. Peterson

Joseph G. Peterson attended Wheeling High School and received his B.A. in philosophy from the University of Chicago. He's worked in an aluminum mill, carried the hod for bricklayers, tended bar, and taught high school in the inner-city. He currently works in publishing. He is the author of the epic poem, Inside the Whale, and of the novels, Beautiful PieceWanted: Elevator Man and Gideon’s Confession. He lives in Chicago with his wife and two daughters.