Madison Jones is a Graduate Research Fellow at the University of Florida—where he studies ecocomposition and environmental rhetoric and works with the TRACE journal & innovation initiative. He is editor-in-chief of Kudzu House Quarterly, a literary and scholarly journal devoted to ecological thought. Reflections on the Dark Water, his second poetry collection was released spring 2016 from Solomon & George. His poems are forthcoming in ISLE, The Goose, and Birmingham Poetry Review with recent poems in Canary, Tampa Review, Painted Bride Quarterly, Greensboro Review, and elsewhere; book reviews in ISLE, Kenyon Review Online, Journal of Ecocriticism, and elsewhere.

He teaches courses in digital rhetoric, writing studies, and environmental theory. His research examines the role of the material environment in rhetorical invention, intersecting the fields of Rhetoric, Writing Studies, and Ecocriticism. His article “Augmented Vélorutionaries: Digital Rhetoric, Memorials, and Public Rhetoric” is forthcoming in Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy. His article interpreting bioregional, apocalyptic rhetoric in Plato’s Critias and Timaeus appears in the current issue of ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment. He coedited Writing the Environment in Nineteenth-Century American Literature (Lexington Books, 2015).