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.

Publications & Prizes

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

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

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Austin, TX
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Austin, TX
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Last update: May 06, 2019