Josh MacIvor-Andersen

Assistant Professor
MFA, University of North Carolina-Wilmington
BA, Eastern UniversityJosh MacIvor-Andersen


Josh MacIvor-Andersen is the author of the memoir On Heights & Hunger, and the editor of Rooted, An Anthology of Arboreal Nonfiction, both forthcoming from Outpost19. His essays, reviews, and reportage have won numerous awards and two nominations for the Pushcart Prize, and can be found in journals and magazines such as Gulf Coast, Paris Review Daily, Fourth Genre, Arts and Letters, Sycamore Review, Sojourners, Geez, Ruminate, Rock and Sling, National Geographic/Glimpse, Diagram, The Drum, The Collagist, Garden and Gun, Memoir (and), New Millennium Writings, Our State, Prism, and The Northwest Review, among others. He is currently at work on a collection of meditations on the dynamics of arrival, and striving daily, sometimes hourly, to explain the nuances of figurative versus literal rhetoric to his two children, both under five, who actually kind of get it.