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Joseph W Killiany

Joseph W Killiany

Joseph W Killiany



Joe Killiany received his M.A. in literature from New Mexico State University in 2009 and has been teaching at Mason since 2013. He is one of the co-founding fiction editors of Barrelhouse, a nationally distributed literary magazine. Previous to coming to Mason, he was a full-time technical writer focusing on issues of substance abuse and mental health.  In addition, Joe spent three years as a special education teacher in the DC public school system. 


MA, Literature, New Mexico State University, 2009

BA, English, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 2000