About Josh Medsker

Josh Medsker is a New Jersey teacher and writer originally from Alaska. He began publishing poetry first in his late teens, and moved swiftly into music writing. From there, he dabbled in fiction and memoir, winding up in New York City, then New Jersey. For the last decade, he’s worked nearly exclusively in poetry. He’s currently an English teacher in Newark, New Jersey.


Awards and Nominations:


Elgin Award Nomination — Full-Length Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry Book, for Cacophony.

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Poetry Collections and Chapbooks

10 Crass Poems – Twenty-Four Hours Press (2017)

Cacophony – Alien Buddha Press (2019)

Selections from PARK – Red Wolf Editions (2022)

New Life – 718 Press (Forthcoming)

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