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Teaching Associate Professor

2016, PhD English, University of North Carolina

2005, MFA, University of Massachusetts

1999, BA, University of Michigan


Joseph Fletcher’s research focuses on the intersections of literature and natural philosophy in the long eighteenth century. He is the author of the scholarly monograph William Blake as Natural Philosopher, 1788-1795 (Anthem), the poetry collection The Hatch (Brooklyn Arts Press), the novella Jenny Haniver (Bored Wolves), and five chapbooks. He is the Assistant Editor of the William Blake Archive.

To read more, visit my website


  • William Blake as Natural Philosopher, 1788-1795. (London: Anthem Press, 2021)
  • Jenny Haniver. (Kraków: Bored Wolves Press, 2023, forthcoming)
  • The Hatch. (New York: Brooklyn Arts Press, 2018)
  • The Parachutist. (Cambridge, MA: Ethel Press, 2023, forthcoming)
  • Kola Superdeep Borehole. (Bar Harbor, ME: Bateau Press, 2019)
  • Already it is Dusk. (New York: Brooklyn Arts Press, 2011).

Courses Taught:

  • (ENGL 125) Introduction to Poetry
  • (ENGL 123) Introduction to Fiction
  • (ENGL 105) First-Year Writing

Curriculum Vitae / Resume