Joy Castro

Nebraska, United States

Member Since: 04/13/2013

Joy Castro is the author of the memoir The Truth Book (2005; U of Nebraska, 2012), the literary thrillers Hell or High Water (St. Martin's, 2012) and Nearer Home (St. Martin's, 2013), the essay collection Island of Bones (U of Nebraska, 2012), and the short fiction collection How Winter Began (U of Nebraska, 2015). She edited the collection Family Trouble:  Memoirists on the Hazards and Rewards of Revealing Family (U of Nebraska, 2013) and founded and edits the Machete series in creative nonfiction for The Ohio State University Press. She teaches creative writing, literature, and Latinx studies at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln.


Twitter Username: @_JoyCastro

Genres of Interest

Fiction, Creative nonfiction, Poetry