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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

Josh holds a BA in Literature from Eckerd College and an MFA in Creative Writing / Poetry from Antioch University, where he also received his Post-MFA Certificate in the Teaching of Creative Writing.

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

Josh Roark

Elective Faculty,

MFA in Creative Writing Program


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