Joe O'Connell

English/Creative writing


I teach English and creative writing at Austin Community College. I'm also a fiction writer, journalist, photographer and documentary filmmaker.

If you're in my Summer 2017 Comp II class, your textbook is Analyzing Short Stories by Joe Lostracto and George Wilkerson. You can use any edition as we won't read the short stories in the book. Get the least expensive copy you can find.

You will find the class on Blackboard at

For my Summer 2017 Memoir-writing students, your textbook is Fearless Confessions by Sue William Silverman. You will find the class on Blackboard at

My email address is joconne at Drop me a line if you have any questions.