Caki Wilkinson | Assistant Professor
Office: 304 Palmer Hall | Phone: (901) 843-3426 | Email: wilkinsonC@rhodes.edu

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Caki Wilkinson is the author of the poetry collections Circles Where the Head Should Be (UNT Press, 2011), which won the 2010 Vassar Miller Prize, and The Wynona Stone Poems (Persea Books, 2014), which won the 2013 Lexi Rudnitsky/Editor’s Choice Award. A graduate of Rhodes, she earned her MFA at The Johns Hopkins University and her PhD at the University of Cincinnati. Recent poems have appeared in the Kenyon Review, Yale Review, and CrazyhorseVita (pdf)


Education

Ph.D., English and Comparative Literature, University of Cincinnati, 2011
M.F.A., Poetry, Johns Hopkins University, 2006
B.A., cum laude, English, Phi Beta Kappa, Rhodes College, 2003


Courses

English 200 - Introduction to Poetry Writing: Form, Theory, Workshop
English 201 - Introduction to Fiction Writing: Form, Theory, Workshop
English 250 - Twentieth-Century Modernist Poetry
English 251 - Developments in Contemporary Poetry
English 300 - Intermediate Poetry Workshop: Form
English 400 - Advanced Poetry Workshop: Theory


Selected Publications

Books

The Wynona Stone Poems. Persea Books, November 2014.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Circles Where the Head Should Be. Denton, TX: University of North Texas Press, 2011.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recent Poetry Publications
“Nepenthe.” Crazyhorse Issue 85 (Spring 2014): 114.
“Suppositions for Skeptics.” Crazyhorse Issue 85 (Spring 2014): 115.
“Philter.” Yale Review Vol. 102 No. 2 (April 2014): 61.
“Via Negativa (II)” Yale Review Vol. 102 No. 2 (April 2014): 62.
“Via Negativa.” Kenyon Review Vol. 36 No. 1 (Winter 2014): 210.
“Welcome to Pleasant Bluff.” Kenyon Review Vol. 36 No. 1 (Winter 2014): 210-1.