Photo by Matthew Leifheit (2021).

Eric Dean Wilson’s essays, poems, and criticism have been published in the Los Angeles Review of Books and Tin House, among other publications. A former Assistant Editor at Archipelago Books and graduate of The New School’s MFA program, Wilson is currently a Teaching Fellow in the Mellon Seminar on Public Engagement and Collaborative Research through the Center for Humanities at The Graduate Center, CUNY, through which he teaches climate-themed writing and environmental justice to undergraduates at Queens College. In addition to teaching, Wilson is also pursuing a PhD in the English Program at The Graduate Center, where his work focuses on American studies, environmental humanities, activist writing, and the Black radical tradition. Originally from Memphis, Tennessee, he now lives in Flatbush, Brooklyn.

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