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Lake: and Other Poems of Love in a Foreign Land
Jeff Fearnside (Kazakhstan 2002–04)
Kent, Ohio: Standing Rock Cultural Arts, 2011
Peace Corps poetry

At Home on the Kazakh Steppe: A Peace Corps Memoir
by Janet Givens (Kazakhstan 2004–06)
Ant Press, 2014; Birch Tree Book, 2015
Peace Corps memoir

Sixteen Months of Mutton: Meat–Eating Journeys Through Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Mongolia
Stu Lamb (Kazakhstan 2000–01)
Booksurge Publishing 2009
Peace Corps memoir



Portraits of Innocence: The Children of Ahero
Bie  Bostrom (Kenya  2004–06)
CreateSpace, 2017
Peace Corps photography

Sketches of Joy: Drawings by the Children of Ahero, Kenya
Bie  Bostrom (Kenya  2004–06)
CreateSpace, 2014
Peace Corps childrens’ book

Voices: A Retrospective on the Vietnam War and the Peace Corps
Jack W. Boyd (Kenya 1967–68)
CreateSpace, 2017
Peace Corps memoir

My Peace Corps, My Vietnam War
Jack  Boyd (Kenya 1967–68)
Independently published 2020
Memoir with portion on the Peace Corps

RISKS: A Memoir
William  Claassen (Kenya)
Cornel & Williams Publishing 2017
Biography with Peace Corps portion

Houses of Clay: A White Boy’s Adventure in Africa
Anthony  Deland (Kenya 2005–07)
Independently published 2009
Peace Corps memoir

Peace Corps Roller Coaster
Dan and Lisa Hebl (Kenya 1991–93)
Menomonie, WI: Roller Coaster Press, 1994
Peace Corps memoir

Kenya: An East African Education
Bob  Flannery (Kenya 1964–66)
Independently published 2012
Peace Corps memoir

Reaching Out
Rainette Bannister Holimon (Kenya 1974–77; Sierra Leone, 1990–91)
iUniverse.com, 2001
Peace Corps memoir

A Journey of Love, Faith, Strength, and Determination: World State City Farm
Grover Jackson (Kenya 1967–69), Mary Fullard and E. Christine Jackson
Newman Springe Publishing
Peace Corps memoir

Dear Exile: The True Story of Two Friends Separated (for a Year) by an Ocean
Kate Montgomery (Kenya 1996–97) and Hilary Liftin
Vintage Books, 1999
Peace Corps letters/journals

No Hurry in Africa: Life as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Kenya
Theresa Munanga (Kenya 2004–07)
iUniverse, 2010
Peace Corps memoir

Brevité: A Collection of Short Fiction
Stephen  Mustoe (Kenya 1983–84)
Peace Corps Writers, 2016
Peace Corps short stories

Me Here in Kenya I am Fine: Walking the Peace Corps Road
Maxine Valdez (Kenya 1980–81)
Winlock Publishing Co., 2004
Peace Corps memoir

Jackson’s Kenya: A Peace Corps Story
Richard Otto Wiegand (Kenya 1970–74, Paraguay 1977–79)
Independently published 2020
Peace Corps memoir


What Sahel Am I Doin’ Here?: 30 Years of Misadventures in Africa
Steve  Wisecarver (Senegal 1976–78; Staff/ CD Madagascar, CD Kenya 2008–2013)
Booklocker.com, 2018
Peace Corps true stories



Learning to Love Kimchi: Letters Home from a Peace Corps Volunteer
Carol MacGregor Cissel (Korea 1973–75)
CreateSpace 2015
Peace Corps letters

Witnessing Gwangju: A Memoir
Paul  Courtright (South Korea 1979–81)
Hollym 2020
Peace Corps memoir

Mukho Memories: A Peace Corps/Korea Memoir
Don  Haffner (Korea 1972–75)
Dog Ear Publishing, 2017
Peace Corps memoir

Through Our Eyes: Peace Corps in Korea, 1966–1981
William Harwood (Korea 1976–78), editor
Korea: COMA, the Artist Company
Peace Corps photos

The Time of the Monkey, Rooster, and Dog: A Peace Corps Volunteer’s Years in Korea
by Charles A. Hobbie (Korea 1968–71)
iUniverse, 2011
Peace Corps memoir

East of Edgerton: A Memoir of Peace Corps and Beyond
Jim  Krosschell (Korea 1975–77)
CreateSpace, 2018
Peace Corps memoir

Diary of a Peace Corps Volunteer: My Years in Korea and Beyond
Jack  Maisano (Korea 1971–73)
Independently published 2021
Peace Corps diary

A Hint of Light
David L. Meth (Korea 1971–72 )
CreateSpace Writers’ Productions
Peace Corps novel

Land of Morning Calm: My Journey in Korea
Laren Metzer (Korea 1976–78)
Peace Corps memoir

Jeju Island Ramblings: Self-exile in Peace Corps, 1973–1974
David J. Nemeth (Republic of Korea 1973–74)
Digital Repository, U of Toledo, Dept of Geography and Planning
Peace Corps memoir

Rides of Passage: Along the Road to Poona
David J. Nemeth (Korea 1972–74)
Digital Repository, U of Toledo, Dept of Geography and Planning

Festival for Three Thousand Maidens
Richard Wiley (Korea 1967–69)
Peace Corps novel

The Seed of Joy
William Amos (Korea 1979–80)
London and Bordeau: Online Originals, 2000
Peace Corps novel



Come Sit Next to Me: Memoirs of a Peace Corps Volunteer
Robert  O’Quinn (Kyrgyzstan 1997–99)
Xlibris, 2016
Peace Corps memoir

This Is Not Civilization
Robert Rosenberg (Kyrgyzstan 1994–96)
Mariner Books
Peace Corps novel

100 Letters Home: My Two Years in Kyrgyzstan
Emily Ross (Kyrgyzstan 1997–99)
Independently published, 2009
Peace Corps letters

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