Joshua Marie Wilkinson (b. 1977, Seattle) is the author of five books of poetry, most recently The Book of Whispering in the Projection Booth (Tupelo 2009) and Selenography (Sidebrow 2010) with Polaroids by Tim Rutili. Two new collections are forthcoming: Swamp Isthmus (Black Ocean 2013) and The Courier's Archive & Hymnal (Sidebrow 2014). With Solan Jensen, he directed the film Made a Machine by Describing the Landscape (IndiePix 2011), a feature-length tour documentary about the band Califone. He lives in Tucson, where he teaches poetry at the University of Arizona and works as an editor for both Letter Machine Editions and a poetry & poetics site called The Volta.