Joelle teaches writing at Boston University, Northeastern University, and the Boston Collegiate Charter School.
Since moving to Boston, she has also taught writing and public speaking/communications at Emerson College, Lesley University, and Quincy College.
In 2006, she received her Masters of Fine Arts in creative writing from the University of British Columbia. Her thesis was in fiction, though she also took courses in non-fiction, poetry, screenwriting, and writing and editing for radio. In 2000, she received her Bachelor of Arts in English, with a subconcentration in creative writing, from the University of Michigan.
Joelle currently maintains a blog about the relationship between science and science fiction, for which she received a 2012 Somerville Arts Council Fellowship Grant.
Her work has appeared in Slate, Carousel, Briarpatch, the Means, the Allegheny Review, Sycamore Review, the New York Inquirer and others.
Her collection of essays, Letters to Ray Bradbury, will be published by Aqueous Press in 2014.
Joelle is the recipient of a Somerville Arts Council 2012 fellowship grant, the CBC Television Jim Burt Prize in Creative Writing, the Hopwood Award for Poetry, the Virginia Voss Writing Award, and the Wesleyan Writers Conference Scholarship.
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