- M.A., Norwich University, VT (1999)
- B.A., Tennessee Tech University (1996)
Prof. Knox earned his M.F.A. in creative writing at Vermont College in 1999. He has taught at Tennessee Tech Univ and Motlow State C.C. and began teaching full-time at MTSU in the Fall of 2001. He was one of the founding mentors in MTSU's Writers' Loft program (Now MTSU Writes), and he served as the poetry editor of 2nd & Church from 2012-2017. He is currently the Assistant Faculty Advisor to Sandbox.