Joseph Horton


Joe Horton teaches creative writing and R1A for the CWP and the Fall Program for First Semester. He is also a Continuing Lecturer at UC Davis. 

He is formerly interim director of the English Department Writing Program at the University of Michigan, where he won three Hopwood Awards. A Pushcart Prize nominee, his recent fiction and nonfiction has appeared with Ploughshares, Midwestern Gothic, the Colorado Review and TIME magazine. He is also playwright-in-residence with Savio(u)r Theatre Company, and his plays have been nominated for six Off West End Awards in London, including Best New Play. 

He previously worked for the PBS NewsHour in Washington, DC and Ketchum Pleon PR in London. He has been a Sozopol Fiction Fellow and Writer-in-Residence with Dine' College on the Navajo Nation.