Dr. Zeke Jarvis

Dr. Zeke Jarvis

Associate Professor of English

Office: 3rd Floor of Dickinson Hall
Phone: (309)467-6473
Email: zjarvis@eureka.edu
Works: The Crying Class


PhD, Creative Writing, UW–Milwaukee, 2008

BA, Math and English, UW–Madison, 2000

Research Interests

Contemporary Fiction
Creative Writing
Graphic Novels

Teaching Interests

Creative Writing

Professional Activity

My recent work has appeared in 2 Bridges Review, Petrichor Machine, KNOCK, Rolling Thunder Magazine, SNReview and other places. The story on this page appeared in Moon City Review.

Midwest Modern Language Association Conference, Panel Member & Chair 2013

Midwest Modern Language Association Conference, Panel Member 2010

Associated Writing Programs Conference Panel member 2009

Modern Language Association Conference, Chair and Panel Member 2008

Publications – Prose:
“Bigfoot”, SNReview, forthcoming

“Part of Our House”, Meat for Tea, forthcoming

“Man in a Windstorm”, Rolling Thunder, Summer 2013 Issue

“Supposedly Impervious to Fire”, Petrichor Machine, Summer 2013 Issue

“The Posted Limit”, 2 Bridges Review, Forthcoming

“The World’s Greatest Sweater”, Knock, Winter 2012 Issue

“Mr. Potatohead”, Print Oriented Bastards Fall 2012 Issue

“Convergence”, Scout and Engineer Fall 2012 Issue

“Baby Cats”, Heavy Feather Review Summer 2012 Issue

“Eulogy”, Kestrel, Summer 2011 Issue

“Caillou”, Petrichor Machine, Summer 2011 Issue

“Expect Major Delays”, Indigo Rising Magazine, Spring 2011 Issue

“Faith Healer”, Monkey Kettle Magazine, Fall 2010 Issue

“Breaking Point”, Falling Star Magazine, Fall 2010 Issue

“A Truly Awful Presence”, Superstition Review, Spring 2010 Issue

“The World’s Greatest Fluid”, Shakespeare’s Monkey Fall 2009 Issue

Publications – Poetry:
“So, Anyway…”, Autumn 2014
“Vector Field” and “Obscenity”, The Toucan, Spring 2011 Issue

“Grilling out in Naples, FL”, Spillway, Spring 2010 Issue


Originally from Northern Wisconsin, I’ve been working my way south. I like to cook, to write and to spend time with my wife and child.