John Keeble's most recent collection of stories, Nocturnal America, is available from the University of Nebraska Press. He is also the author of four novels, including Yellowfish, which was reissued by the University of Washington Press in 2008, with an introduction by Bill Kittredge and a postscript by the author, and Broken Ground, which will be reissued by the University of Washington Press in spring of 2010. He is also the author of a work of nonfiction, Out of the Channel: The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill in Prince William Sound.
His short works of fiction and nonfiction have appeared in periodicals and anthologies, including Outside, The Village Voice, American Short Fiction, Prairie Schooner, Northwest Review, Zyzzyva, Idaho Review, and Best American Short Stories. He has held a Guggenheim Fellowship and was the writer for an award winning PBS documentary on the life of Raymond Carver, To Write and Keep Kind. A longstanding member of the MFA faculty at Eastern Washington University and now Professor Emeritus, he has also served as the Visiting Chair in Creative Writing at the University of Alabama on three separate occasions and as Visiting Professor of Creative Writing for one additional year.