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Jim Landwehr
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About the Author

In addition to Cretin Boy, a memoir published by Burning Bulb Publishing, Jim has also published two other memoirs, Dirty Shirt: A Boundary Waters Memoir and The Portland House: A '70s Memoir. He also has five poetry collections, Thoughts from a Line at the DMV, Genetically Speaking, Reciting from Memory, Written Life, and On a Road.


His non-fiction stories have been published in The Sun Magazine, Main Street Rag, Story News, and others. His poetry has been featured in Rosebud Magazine, Portage Magazine, The Orchards Poetry Journal, and many others.


Jim was the 2018-2019 poet laureate for the Village of Wales, Wisconsin and served as the nonfiction judge for the Jade Ring contest for the Wisconsin Writers Association in 2019. Jim lives in Waukesha, Wisconsin with his wife Donna, and works as a Land Information Systems Supervisor for Waukesha County. For more on his writing, visit:

Books by Jim Landwehr
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