Joshua Marie Wilkinson (Wilson)

About Joshua Marie Wilkinson (Wilson)

Joshua Marie Wilkinson is the author of eight books of poetry, including Meadow Slasher (Black Ocean 2017).

He has edited five anthologies, including Poets on Teaching (University of Iowa Press 2010); Anne Carson: Ecstatic Lyre (University of Michigan Press 2015); and The Force of What’s Possible, with Lily Hoang (Nightboat 2015).

He directed a film about Califone with Solan Jensen called Made a Machine by Describing the Landscape (IndiePix Films 2011).

His poems have appeared in American Letters & Commentary, Boston Review, Chicago Sun-Times, New American Writing, Pen America, Verse, and in anthologies such as Postmodern American Poetry (W.W. Norton 2013). His essays have appeared in Poetry Northwest, The Poetry Society of America, and Among Margins. With Lisa Wells, he runs a Pushcart Prize-winning poetry site called The Volta and a small press called Letter Machine Editions, which has been a finalist for the National Book Award.

He teaches courses in poetry, literature, and film to undergraduates and graduate students here at the University of Arizona. He lives in Tucson and Seattle.

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Joshua Marie Wilkinson (Wilson)
Associate Professor, English
Telephone: (520) 621-6156
Office Hours: Tuesdays 1-3pm, Thursdays 1-3pm, & by appointment


BA in Secondary Education & English (Western Washington University 2000)

MFA in Creative Writing (University of Arizona 2003)

 MA in Film Studies (University College Dublin 2004)

 PhD in English (University of Denver 2007)

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences