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Joey Franklin

Associate Professor
English

4133 JFSB
Provo, UT 84602

Biography

I earned a PhD in English from Texas Tech University and an MA in English and Creative Writing from Ohio University. I earned a BA in English with honors from BYU and spent a year teaching English in Japan. My first book, "My Wife Wants You to Know I'm Happily Married," was published by University of Nebraska Press in 2015. My essays have appeared in The Writer's Chronicle, the 2012 Norton Reader, American Literary Review, Florida Review, The Normal School, Dialogue, Sport Literate and elsewhere.

Research Interests

creative writing; creative writing pedagogy; creative writing craft and theory;

Teaching Interests

creative writing in nonfiction, poetry, and fiction; history and theory of the memoir; 20th century American literature; history, craft, and theory of the personal essay

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy, English and Creative Writing: Nonfiction , 20th-Century American Regionalism, Texas Tech University (2012)
  • Master of Arts, English , Creative Writing: Nonfiction, Ohio University (2009)
  • Bachelor of Arts, English , Japanese, Brigham Young University (2007)

Honors and Awards

  • Faculty Citizenship Award, BYU English Department (2016 - 2016)
  • Utah Book Award Finalist - Nonfiction, Utah Humanities Council (2016 - 2016)
  • Faculty Research Award, BYU Redd Center for Western Studies (2013 - 2013)
  • Sport Literate Essay Contest Winner, Sport Literate Magazine (2011 - 2011)
  • 20something Essays by 20something Writers Essay Contest, Random House Inc. (2006 - 2006)

Memberships

  • Association of Writers and Writing Programs (2007 - Present)

Professional Citizenship

  • Editor, Associate Editor, Fourth Genre Literary Magazine (Michigan State University Press) (2019 - Present)

Courses Taught

Publications

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Presentations

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