Assistant Professor of English
and Director of the M.F.A. in Creative Writing
Joshua Isard is a native of the Philadelphia area and has been teaching creative writing, composition, and literature since 2004. Before coming to Arcadia, he held positions at Temple University and Drexel University.
He completed his undergraduate studies at Temple University, and then went on to earn a master's degree in creative writing at the University of Edinburgh. Following that, he attended University College London where he earned a degree in modern literature.
His fiction has appeared in journals such as StoryChord, NorthWind, and The Broadkill Review. His debut novel, Conquistador of the Useless, was published in 2013.