Prof. Wilkinson is a 2003 Rhodes alumna. Her poem, “When We Were Shepherds,” was published in the March 5 issue of The Nation, America’s oldest weekly magazine.
Rhodes professors Michael Nelson, Caki Wilkinson, and Jeffrey Jackson and Robert Francis have all been active in the academic literature world.
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.
By Emily Clark ‘15
“Smoke and Mirrors” by
Cacki Wilkinson ′03 returns to Rhodes to teach poetry writing.