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Josh Roark

Antioch University Los Angeles

Joshua Roark is the author of Put One Hand Up, Lean Back (Unsolicited Press), a chapbook of sonnets recollecting and investigating his experience as a middle school teacher in the Mississippi Delta. He currently serves as the Editor-in-Chief of Frontier Poetry, a magazine for new voices in poetry. He and his wife live happily in the desert of Joshua Tree, CA.

Educational History

  • BA Literature, Eckerd College
  • MFA in Creative Writing / Poetry, Antioch University
  • Post-MFA Certificate in the Teaching of Creative Writing, Antioch University

  • Put One Hand Up, Lean Back (Unsolicited Press, 2017)
Josh Roark

Elective Faculty,

MFA in Creative Writing Program


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