Joseph Harrison (born 1957 Richmond, Virginia) is an American poet, and editor.
He grew up in Virginia and Alabama. He graduated from Yale University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1979, and from Johns Hopkins University with a Master of Arts degree in 1986. He is Senior American Editor for Waywiser Press. He lives in Baltimore.
2005 Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters
2009 Guggenheim Fellow