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


Joseph Harrison Poems


Like the first cold trickles to slip
Between blue shingles of shale... more »

To An Aldabran Tortoise, Dead At 250

The races of the swift,
Who swiftly come and go... more »

To The Republic

What have we done, who once were hailed
Protectors of humanity... more »

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