Joseph Wheeler

Joseph Wheeler is a senior English major at the University of Oklahoma and intern at World Literature Today. Born and raised in Oklahoma, he coaches baseball at his high school, Heritage Hall, in Oklahoma City and plans to attend law school upon graduation.

  • A photograph taken from behind a poised batter as a baseball appears to hang in mid-air in front of him
    March 28, 2019 | Joseph Wheeler
    Peter Miller, “Baseball,” April 12, 2016 / Flickr I see great things in baseball.—Walt Whitman The dawn of a new baseball season brings with it hope for all thirty Major League Baseba...
  • A small bird perches in an orange tree
    December 18, 2018 | Joseph Wheeler
    Photo by Eran Finkle / Flickr Jeff Talarigo’s third book, In the Cemetery of the Orange Trees (Etruscan Press, 2018), offers a compelling assessment of the collective psychological st...
  • The cover to three books from list below with the texture of baseball field in the background
    October 23, 2018 | Joseph Wheeler
    “Baseball’s time is seamless and invisible, a bubble within which players move at exactly the same pace and rhythms as all their predecessors.       This is the way the game was played in our youth a...

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