John Wilkinson

John Wilkinson
John Wilkinson is an English poet who chairs the Committee on Creative Writing at the University of Chicago and also teaches in the Department of English. He entered academic life in 2005 after a career on mental health services in the UK, latterly in the East End of London. The most recent books are Reckitt's Blue (Seagull Books, 2013), and  Schedule of Unrest (Salt Publishing, 2014).

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John Wilkinson

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John Wilkinson is an English poet who chairs the Committee on Creative Writing at the University of Chicago and also teaches in the Department of English. He entered academic life in 2005 after a career on mental health services in the UK, latterly in the East End of London. The most recent books are Reckitt's Blue (Seagull Books, 2013), and  Schedule of Unrest (Salt Publishing, 2014).

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Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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