Joshua Wheeler

Assistant Professor

E-mail: jwheeler@lsu.edu



Joshua Wheeler is from Alamogordo, New Mexico. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California, New Mexico State University and has an MFA in Nonfiction from the University of Iowa. His essays have appeared or are forthcoming in many literary journals including The Iowa Review, Sonora Review, [Pank] and The Missouri Review. He’s written feature stories for BuzzFeed News and Harper’s online. He is a coeditor of the anthology, We Might as Well Call it The Lyric Essay. His first book, Acid West: Essays, is forthcoming from Farrar, Straus & Giroux (FSG Originals).

Selected Courses

HNRS 2020 Literary Immersion Journalism
ENGL 2025 Intro to Fiction: The Mo/PoMo Novella
ENGL 3133 Nonfiction Film: Experimental Documentary and the Video Essay
ENGL 4001 Writing Creative Nonfiction
ENGL 7001 The Loose Sally: Graduate Essay Workshop
ENGL 7106 The Fake Memoir: Graduate Fiction Seminar