Josh Luckenbach is a poet whose recent work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Southern Review, Shenandoah, Nimrod, Nashville Review, Birmingham Poetry Review, Grist, and elsewhere. He received his MFA from the University of Arkansas and his BA from the University of Virginia where he graduated from the Area Program in Poetry Writing. He serves as Managing Editor for Iron Horse Literary Review and is the Web Editor and Designer for the Coalition for Community Writing.
“The Happening” and “Portrait of a Life Dreamed of but Lost” — forthcoming in New Ohio Review
“The Worst of It” — forthcoming in Shenandoah
“Tantra” and “An Answer” — forthcoming in Birmingham Poetry Review
“A Dark Room” — The Rupture, Fall 2022, issue 120.
“Landlord Ghazal” — The Southern Review, Spring 2022 (print)
“We See What We Look At” — Iron Horse Literary Review, January 2022
“You’re Invited if You Come Out” — Grist, Issue 14 (2021, print)
“After Reading the News” — Cumberland River Review, October 2021, issue 10-4
“After the Quarantine Ends” — Nimrod International Journal, Fall 2021 (print)
“Eating the Tootsie Roll” — Booth, July 2020
“Finally the Whispering Pines Motel Burned” — Nashville Review issue 27
Hold by Bob Hicok — The Arkansas International, 2018
Holy Moly Carry Me by Erika Meitner — The Arkansas International, 2018
Footnotes in the Order of Disappearance by Fady Joudah — The Arkansas International, 2018
Wade in the Water by Tracy K. Smith — The Arkansas International, 2018
The Cataracts by Raymond McDaniel — The Arkansas International, 2017
Certainty and Doubt (2018)
- By His Name
- Tired of Waiting
- What Might Be
- Repeat the Motion
- Mercy Song
- Grow Old
Release Date: October 3, 2018
All songs written and performed by Josh Luckenbach.
Kody Muhic — drums on tracks 1 & 2
Josh Rice — drums on track 4
David Brunson — fiddle on track 4
Emma Van Dyke — additional vocals on track 5
Special thanks to Philip Simpson, Jay Vipond, and Maddie Ward.
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