John Wilkinson

John Wilkinson

John Wilkinson was born in London in 1953. He grew up in Cornwall & Devon before reading English at Cambridge. He passed a year at Harvard working on the poetry of John Wieners, thereafter training as a psychiatric nurse. John has worked as Head of Mental Health and Assistant Director of Public Health at East London & The City Health Authority.  During 2003-4 John was attached to the Center for the Study of Issues in Public Mental Health, New York, as a Fulbright Scholar.  He is now an associate professor at Notre Dame University in South Bend, Indiana. John is married to the literary critic Maud Ellman. His writing is collected in Contrivances (Salt, 2003), Effigies Against the Light (Salt, 2001), Oorts Cloud (Barque, 1999), Flung Clear (Parataxis 1994), Proud Flesh (Délires and Equofinality 1986) and Clinical Notes (Délires 1980).

An interview with Wilkinson by Andrew Duncan is published in Angel Exhaust.

Publications

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Oorts Cloud: Earlier Poems John Wilkinson £10.00, 208pp, ISBN 978-0-9666303-3-6, 1999
 
Iphigenia John Wilkinson 24pp, ISBN 978-1-903488-38-6, 2004
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