James Matthew Wilson
James Matthew Wilson teaches in the Department of Humanities and Augustinian Traditions at Villanova University. He has authored many essays on philosophical-theology and literature, and is currently at work on two books: T.S. Eliot, Jacques Maritain, and the Return to the Real and Our Steps amid a Ruined Colonnade, the latter of which is running serially in Contemporary Poetry Review. A poet and critic of contemporary poetry, some of his work has appeared in The Dark Horse, Modern Age, Lucid Rhythms and Measure. For two years, he penned a regular column, "The Treasonous Clerk," which was published in First Principles, and also of a book of poems, Four Verse Letters (Franciscan University at Steubenville Press, 2010). He lives in Pennsylvania with his wife and children.