Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference Fellow 2019
About Kirk Wisland
Kirk Wisland is a Ph.D. Candidate in Creative Writing at Ohio University. His essay collection, The Melancholy of Falling Men, was selected by Roxane Gay as the winner of the 2015 Iron Horse Chapbook Contest. His work can also be found in Brevity, The Diagram, Proximity, The Normal School, Essay Daily, Terrain.org, Electric Literature, and Paper Darts. Wisland lives in Tucson, where he teaches Composition and Creative Writing at the University of Arizona.