Joe Sacksteder

Instructor of Creative Writing, High School Fiction and Nonfiction, Interlochen Arts Camp; Instructor of Creative Writing, Interlochen Arts Academy

Ph.D. Candidate, Literature and Creative Writing, University of Utah, M.A., Creative Writing, Eastern Michigan University; B.A., Creative Writing and Music Composition, St. John's University, Minnesota

Joe Sacksteder's debut novel and story collection are forthcoming in 2019: “Driftless Quintet” from Schaffner Press and “Make/Shift” from Sarabande Books. His fiction, poetry, non-fiction, and audio-visual work have appeared in such journals as Salt Hill, Ninth Letter, The Rumpus, Passages North, and Denver Quarterly.

He received his Master of Arts in Creative Writing from Eastern Michigan University in 2011 and is currently a doctoral candidate in Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Utah, where he serves as managing editor of Quarterly West.