Joe Paddock
Finnish North American Literature Association
Biogrqphical Information

Joe Paddock lives in Litchfield, Minnesota, and has served as Community Poet for
Olivia, Minnesota; as Regional Poet for the Southwestern Minnesota Arts and
Humanities Council; as Poet in Residence for Minnesota Public Radio; and as
Humanist in Residence for the American Farm Project of the National Farmers


Paddock, Joe. Handful of Thunder: A Prairie Cycle. Millville, MN: Anvil Press, 1982.

Earth Tongues: Poems by Joe Paddock. Minneapolis, MN: Milkweed Editions,

Boars' Dance: Poems by Poe Paddock. Duluth, MN: Holy Cow Press, 1993.

Stored Light. A chapbook.

A Song Like My Own. A chapbook.

---. “Sauna.” In
Red, White, and a Paler Shade of Blue: Poems on the Finnish
American Experience
. Rhinelander, WI: Tamarack Publishing for FinnFest USA
'96, 1996.