Joy Marie Clarkson
Joy Marie Clarkson is an author, podcaster, and editor. She is a Research Associate in Theology & Literature at King's College London and the Books and Culture Editor at Plough Quarterly. She also hosts Speaking with Joy, a podcast exploring art, theology, and culture, and writes for publications like Christianity Today, Mere Orthodoxy, and Transpositions. Joy's PhD thesis argued that art can prepare people to die a good death, and her overall research focuses on the intersection between literature, moral formation, and devotional practice. She wrote her debut book Aggressively Happy: A Realist's Guide to Believing in the Goodness of Life (Bethany House Publishers, 2022).