Home » Third Man Books' Joshua Marie Wilkinson "Afterparty"

Josh says of Afterparty: "I wrote this poem as a result of falling in love with Abelardo Morell's photographs, and after being invited by Amber Tamblyn & Mindy Nettifee to read at the Getty in Los Angeles for a celebration of Morell's work. I think it's about desire, frustration, not getting it, getting away with it, and whatever's after love, because of love."

"Afterparty" can be downloaded here

Also, for the more curious, here’s a a good interview with Josh in Bomb Magazine

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Joshua Marie Wilkinson (b. 1977, Seattle) is the author of Swamp Isthmus, The Courier's Archive & Hymnal, and Meadow Slasher (all from Black Ocean and Sidebrow Books). With Solan Jensen he directed a tour documentary about the band Califone called Made a Machine by Describing the Landscape (IndiePix 2011). He lives in Tucson, where he runs a journal called The Volta and a small press called Letter Machine Editions. He teaches at the University of Arizona, too. Learn more at his site.