Start Year: 2012
Office: 251 Kleinpell Fine Arts
B.A., University of Minnesota
M.A., University of Nebraska
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Creative Writing and Creative Writing Pedagogy, Fiction Writing, World Literatures in English, Contemporary Novels
Joe Rein is a Wisconsin native and taught at five other midwestern institutions before coming to UWRF in 2012. He currently serves as faculty advisor to Prologue, UWRF's student-run literary magazine, and has editorial experience with a variety of literary journals including Prairie Schooner and cream city review. He is co-editor of the book Dispatches from the Classroom: Graduate Students on Creative Writing Pedagogy. His fiction, poetry, and essays have appeared in over fifteen journals and anthologies, most recently The Pinch Literary Journal, Hawai'i Review, Laurel Review, and Beyond the Workshop. His screenplay, 15 Minutes with Jacob, was produced into a short film in 2013.