Joe O'Connell

Fiction Writer

1025 N Ash Cove
Hutto, TX 78634

Author's Bio

Joe O'Connell's novel-in-stories Evacuaton Plan follows a screenwriter into a hospice in search of a plot for his next script. It is loosely inspired by O'Connell's experiences in a project that sent him into a residential hospice to tell the stories of near death. O'Connell is also a documentary filmmaker with works including Danger God and Rondo and Bob. He's an associate professor of English and Creative Writing at Austin Community College where he coordinates the Balcones Fiction Prize.

Publications & Prizes

Book:
Evacuaton Plan (Dalton Publishing, 2007)
Journals: ,
Confrontation
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Other Voices
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the G.W. Review
Prizes won: 

North Texas Book Award/ Finalist for the Violet Crown Book Award/ Fiction Prize, Deep South Writers Conference

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Austin, TX
Texas
Raised in: 
Austin, TX
Texas
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Last update: Sep 22, 2019