John Wilkinson

Creative Writing

John Wilkinson is Professor of Practice in the Arts in the Department of English Language and Literature and the Committee on Creative Writing, and is Associate Chair for Creative Writing and Poetics. He has published seven collections of poetry and several works of literary criticism dealing with the peculiar properties of lyric poetry. His teaching interests include the theory and practices of close reading and of glossing, relationships between poetry and visual arts, New York School poetry (Frank O’Hara, Barbara Guest, John Ashbery, James Schuyler), and other mid-twentieth-century American poets.