Jacob Lindberg Poetry

Jacob Lindberg

Poet ➳ Teacher ➳ Editor





Jacob Lindberg is poet and a third-year MFA student at the University of Arkansas. He is the co-founder and Editor-In-Chief of Up North Lit, as well as the founder and co-director of Hawk Moth Workshopsa collaborative effort between the University of Arkansas Brown Chair in English Literacy Initiative and The Arkansas Family Health Foundation. He teaches Creative Writing and Composition at the University of Arkansas. 

Lindberg was raised in Superior, Wisconsin and received his BA in English from University of Minnesota. Currently, he splits his time between Fayetteville, Arkansas and Victoria, MN, where he lives with his partner Tali and their two dogs. Lake Superior haunts him. 

His poetry has been featured or is forthcoming in Rattle, cream city review, Salamander, River Styx, and more. In 2017, he was awarded the James T. Whitehead Award for Poetry by the Department of English in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences at University of Arkansas. 

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Sycamore Review, forthcoming

“Sledding” (Honorable mention, Linda Bromberg Award in poetry)

Quiddity , Spring 2019

"You're Bound to See Someone You Know at Wal-Mart"

RattleFall 2018

"Ol' captain kurt"

Fairy Tale ReviewSpring 2018

"Pickup truck left in a field"

Midwestern GothicWinter 2018

"Ol' Farmer Litchke" & "the Hungover Tour Guide"

Sugar House Review, Fall 2017

"Apology on Blue-Collar Towns" & "Night Before Deer Opener"

The Pinch Journal, Fall 2017

“Midwest Exodus”

Painted Bride Quarterly, forthcoming

"The Fresher, the better"

Split Rock Review's Waters Deep: A Great Lakes Poetry Anthology, Winter 2018

"Elegy for Man Up North" & “Detective on Elegy”

Quiddity , Fall 2018

"Nailing the steps for a tree fort"

Salamander, Fall 2018

"In respect to dying Port Towns" & 
"This is how I say basketball"

River StyxSpring 2018

"Before winter comes"

cream city reviewFall 2017


Clackamas Literary ReviewSpring 2016






Jacob can be reached at jacobplindberg@gmail.com.

If the message relates to Up North Lit, please use director@upnorthlit.org. 

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