"Joe Wilkins has a big, true, highway-running American voice. When you see a new book of his, you should celebrate. Just buy it, put down the window, and let the music blow back your hair. It's nothing but alive." – Luis Alberto Urrea
My essay “My Mother’s Story: Retold and Annotated” is featured in this year’s edition of The Briar Cliff Review, which has to be one of the most beautifully-designed and -produced literary journals in the country!