Joseph Harrison Biography

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.
Awards:
2005 Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters
2009 Guggenheim Fellow