Josh Rathkamp

Josh RathkampJosh Rathkamp’s first collection of poetry, Some Nights No Cars At All, was published by Ausable Press and is now distributed by Copper Canyon. He was recently awarded the 2010 Sow’s Ear Poetry Prize and a 2011 Arizona Commission on the Arts Artist Grant.  His work has appeared in numerous literary journals and public art projects, including Rattle, Narrative, Arts and Letters, Indiana Review, Meridian, Gulf Coast and Verse Daily.  He is currently the Director of the Creative Writing program at Mesa Community College and the Fine Arts Coordinator for the Maricopa Community College District.