Joseph Holt

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Department of Writing Studies
Room 337C NCCE

315 Pillsbury Dr SE


Joseph Holt (Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi) teaches humanities courses on technical writing, document design and digital rhetoric. He studies textual theory and scholarly editing, as well as craft methods and creative writing pedagogy. His fiction, nonfiction, poetry and book reviews have appeared in many leading journals, among them Colorado Review and Prairie Schooner.

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • BLS: Liberal Studies, University of South Dakota, 2003.
  • MA: English (Editorial and Textual Theory), University of North Dakota, 2007.
  • PhD: English (Creative Writing), University of Southern Mississippi, 2017.

Curriculum Vitae

Courses Taught
  • WRIT 1201: Writing Studio
  • WRIT 3562W: Technical & Professional Writing
Research & Professional Activities

Professional Activities

  • Presented at academic conferences in Columbia, SC; Binghamton, NY; Oxford, MS; and elsewhere.:
  • Holt's fiction has appeared in New Ohio Review, Gulf Coast, and in Tahoma Literary Review as the recipient of a 2016 AWP Intro Journals Award. He has also published poetry, nonfiction and book reviews in a variety of journals.