Full CV with Publications

EDUCATION

MFA, Writing Popular Fiction, June 2013. 

B.S., Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Houston Downtown, May 2008

Adjunct Certification Program, Lone Star College

PUBLISHED FICTION WORKS

Joseph, R. J. The Road to Freedom Runs Straight Through Hell. Death’s Head Press. 2023. Print.

Joseph, R. J. “Where the Horizon Kisses the Sky”: Into the Forest: Tales of the Baba Yaga. Black Spot Books. 2022. Print.

Joseph, R. J. Hell Hath No Sorrow Like a Woman Haunted. The Seventh Terrace. 2022. Print.

Joseph, R. J. “The Crazy with Daisy”: Picnic in the Graveyard. Binghampton, NY: Cemetery Gates Media. 2022. Print.

Joseph, R. J. “Her Heart’s Desire”: Shattered and Splintered Anthology. Charity anthology. 2022. Print.

Joseph, R. J. “Betrayer”: Under Her Skin: A Women in Horror Poetry Collection, Volume I. Black Spot Books. 2022. Print.

Joseph, R. J. “Danse de la Morte”: Under Her Skin: A Women in Horror Poetry Collection, Volume I. Black Spot Books. 2022. Print.

Joseph, R. J. “Black Like That”: The Dead Inside. Dark Dispatch. 2022. Print.

Joseph, R. J. “The Collector”: Slash-Her: A Women of Horror Anthology. Kandisha Press. 2022. Print.

Joseph, R. J. “Suffer the Little Children”: Dark Dispatch Issue #3: Winter 2022 Onsite Issue. Dark Dispatch. 2022. Electronic.

Joseph, R. J. “Invisible No More”: Dark Dispatch Issue #3: Winter 2022 Onsite Issue. Dark Dispatch. 2022. Electronic.

Joseph, R. J. “Conflict Resolution”. Nightlight Podcast. February 2022. Audio Performance.

Joseph, R. J. “Skinnie Minnie”. Something Scary Podcast. February 2022. Audio Performance.

Joseph, R. J. “I Would Have Rescued Them All”. Something Scary Podcast. February 2022. Audio Performance.

Jackson Joseph, Rhonda. “Regrets Never Die”: Americana Diabolical. Keith Anthony Baird. 2021. Print.

Joseph, R. J. “Mine Offenses”: Horror Writers Association Poetry Showcase VIII. Sherman Oaks, CA: Horror Writers Association. 2021. Print.

Joseph, R. J. “Soulmates”: Dark Dispatch Issue #2: Deadly Love. Dark Dispatch. 2021. Electronic.

Joseph, R. J. “Poppin the Bodies and Lockin the Rocks”: Rock Band: An Anthology of Music Inspired Dark Microfiction (Hundred Word Horror). Ghost Orchid Press. 2021. Print.

Joseph, R. J. “Skritch”: Beneath: An Anthology of Dark Microfiction (Hundred Word Horror). Ghost Orchid Press. 2021. Print.

Joseph, R. J. “I Want to Be Free”: Paranormal Contact: A Quiet Horror Confessional. Binghampton, NY: Cemetery Gates Media. 2021. Print.

Joseph, R. J. “Witness Bearer”: Twisted Anatomy: A SF&S Body Horror Anthology. Sci-Fi and Scary. 2021. Electronic.

Joseph, R. J. “I Would Have Rescued Them All”: Campfire Macabre. Binghampton, NY: Cemetery Gates Media. 2021. Print.

Joseph, R. J. “Old-Fashioned Type of Girl”: Slashertorte: An Anthology of Cake Fiction. Sliced Up Press. 2020. Print.

Joseph, R.J. “Distorted Lies”: Horror Writers Association Poetry Showcase VII. Sherman Oaks, CA: Horror Writers Association. 2020. Print.

Jackson Garcia, Rhonda. “Conflict Resolution”. Southwest Review. Autumn 2020, Volume 105.3. Dallas, TX: Southern Methodist University. 2020. Print.

Joseph, R.J. “So She Burns It All Down”: Horror Writers Association Poetry Showcase V. Sherman Oaks, CA: Horror Writers Association. 2018. Print.

Joseph, R. J. “Left Hand Torment”: Black Magic Women. Winston-Salem, NC: Mocha Memoirs Press. 2018. Print.

Joseph, R. J. “Mirrored Devourer”: Horror Writers Association Poetry Showcase IV. Sherman Oaks, CA: Horror Writers Association. 2017. Print.

Joseph, R. J. “Mama’s Babies”: Road Kill: Texas Horror by Texas Writers, Vol 2. Fort Worth, TX: Eakin Press. 2017. Print.

Joseph, R. J. “To Give Her Whatsoever She May Ask”: Sycorax’s Daughters. San Francisco, CA: Cedar Grove Books. 2017. Print.

Joseph, R. J. “A Woman’s Work”: Transitions and Awakenings: No Regrets. Austin, TX: Sanguine Press. 2016. Print.

Joseph, R. J. “Monstrous Domesticity”. Houston, TX: Tea and a Tome Publishing, 2015. Electronic.

Joseph, R. J. “Flesh of My Flesh”. MicroHorror July 30, 2013. Electronic.

Jackson Joseph, Rhonda. Author Suggestion. Deep Cuts: Mayhem, Menace, & Misery. Ridge, New York. 2013: 254. Electronic.

 PUBLISHED NON-FICTION WORKS

Joseph, R. J. “Love Letter to My Boo, the Horror Genre”: Horror Addicts Guide to Life 2.  HorrorAddicts.net Press. 2022. Print.

Joseph, R. J. “Horror Blackacademic is a Real Thing”: Horror Addicts Guide to Life 2.  HorrorAddicts.net Press. 2022. Print.

Jackson Garcia, Rhonda. “Expressions of Radical Hope”. Contingent Magazine. September 2020. Electronic

Jackson Joseph, Rhonda. “The Beloved Haunting of Hill House”. Essays on the Haunting of Hill House. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc. 2020. Print.

Jackson Joseph, Rhonda. “Gaslighting, Marginalization, and the Well-Coiffed in Stranger Things”. Uncovering Stranger Things: Essays on Eighties Nostalgia, Cynicism and Innocence in the Series. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc.. 2018. Print.

Joseph, R. J. “I’m That Chick Who Starts The Conversation”: Nasty!. Portland, OR: King Shot Press. 2018. Print.

AWARDS

2022 Black Authors Matter TV award winner, Best Interview, Fantasy/Horror/Paranormal/Sci Fi

2020 Bram Stoker Award™ nomination in Superior Achievement in Short Nonfiction Category

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

2015-present Texas Community College Teacher’s Association

2017-present Horror Writers Association

2017-present National Council of Teachers of English

2018-present Two-Year College English Association

2018 Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

2022 Ann Radcliffe Academic Conference. Virtual. “I Am My Sister’s Keeper: The Dynamics of Black Sisters in Candyman (2021), Lovecraft Country, and Eve’s Bayou”. May 2022.

2022 Final Girls Berlin Film Festival. Berlin, Germany. “Mothers, Lovers, and Others”. February 2022.

2021 Ax Wound Film Festival. Virtual: “Love Is a F*cking Horror Show”. October 2020.

2021 Siren’s Conference. Denver, CO. “Powerless, Marginalized Monstrosity: Female Vampires with No Bite”. October 2021.

2021 Ann Radcliffe Academic Conference. Virtual. “Not Your Typical Mammy: Subverting the Mammy Trope in Horror Portrayals of Black Motherhood”. May 2021.

2020 Multiverse Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention. Virtual: “Monstrous Motherhood: Haunted Houses as Defiled Femininity”. October 2020.

2020 Salem Horror Festival. Virtual: “Rendering the Invisible Visible: Black Femininity in Horror”. October 2020.

2019 The Two-Year College Association Southeast Conference. Conroe, TX. “Wrappers Delight: Using Wrappers in the Co-Requisite Classroom”. October 2019. 

2019 International Vampire Film and Arts Festival. London, England: “Female Vampires with No Bite”. July 2019.

2018 Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts. The Woodlands, TX. “Rendering the Invisible Visible: Black Femininity as Unsympathetic, Powerless Monstrosity”. October 2018. 

2018 International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts. Orlando, FL. Returning Their Gaze: The Need for More Horror Media from a Female POV”. March 2018. 

2018 Ann Radcliffe Academic Conference. Providence, RI. “When We Are The Monsters: Female Monsters and the Subversion of Patriarchy”. April 2018.

2018 Lone Star College Faculty Symposium. The Woodlands, TX. “Snow White, Beyonce’, Lil’ Wayne, and Celebrity Press Conferences: Using Popular Culture to Teach Composition Components”. 2017.

2017 International Vampire Film and Arts Festival. Sighisoara, Transylvania: “Where My Girls At: The Absence of Black Femininity from Vampire Culture”. 2017.

2017 Across the Curriculum Conference. Alvin, TX: “Snow White, Beyonce’, Lil’ Wayne, and Celebrity Press Conferences: Using Popular Culture to Teach Composition Components”. 2017.

2016 Houston Area Community College English Conference. Houston, TX: “Birthing the Essence of Darkness”: Using the Black, Female Experience to Re-Shape the Conventions of Horror”. 2016.

COMMITTEES AND INSTITUTIONAL SERVICE

2021-present Online ENGL 1301 Equity Committee Member

2020-present Project ROAR Instructional Team Member

2020 Hiring Committee Member

2019-present Student Success Initiative Summer Bridge Program Committee Member

2018-2019 English Textbook Committee Member

2017-2019 Volunteer Instructor for Academy of Lifelong Learning

2018-present POP-UP Academic Conference Planning Committee Member (Developed conference)

2018-present Student Success Initiative Mentor

2018-2020 Puente Instructional Team Member

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Speculative Fiction Academy, 2021

Various courses on the nonfiction and horror writing tracks

Lone- Star College, August 2014 to present (LMS: Brightspace)

American Literature I

American Literature II

British Literature I

British Literature II

Composition I 

English Composition I

English Composition II 

Honors English Composition I

Honors English Composition II 

Honors Writing Seminar 

Women in Horror (Developed course) 

Education 1300 

San Jacinto Community College, August 2014 to May 2017 (LMS: Blackboard)

English Composition I 

English Composition II 

Creative Writing

Integrated Reading and Writing 

Alvin Community College, August 2016 to May 2017 (LMS: Blackboard)

English Composition I

English Composition II