St. Bonaventure University

School of Arts & Sciences Faculty


Hall, Joseph

Dr. Joseph Hall

ACADEMIC DEPARTMENT
English
ACADEMIC SCHOOL
School of Arts and Sciences

TITLES/RESPONSIBILITIES
Visiting Assistant Professor, English
CONTACT
Office phone: (716) 375-7880
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OFFICE
Plassmann Hall 320
COURSES TAUGHT
  • ENG 102. Writing II
  • ENG 270. Creating Writing: Fiction
  • ENG 271. Creative Writing: Poetry
ACADEMIC DEGREES
  • Ph.D., University at Buffalo SUNY, 2018
  • M.F.A., George Mason University, 2008
  • B.A., St. Mary’s College of Maryland, 2004
OTHER EDUCATION
PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND
  • Research & Instruction Librarian, Daemen University, 2019 – 2022
  • Creative Writing Instructor, SUNY Fredonia, 2019 – 2021
  • Teaching Artist, Just Buffalo Literary Center, 2013 – Present
ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Books

  • Fugue & Strike. Black Ocean Press, Forthcoming in 2023.
  • Someone’s Utopia. Black Ocean Press, 2018.
  • The Devotional Poems. Black Ocean Press, 2013. 
  • The Container Store Vols. I & II by Joe Hall and Chad Hardy. SpringGun Press, 2012. 
  • Pigafetta Is My Wife.  Black Ocean Press, 2010.

Poems in Journals (Selected)

  • Ocean State Review, “Fugue 156 | Business Backs Goal to Plant a Billion Trees," "Sonnet on Fourteen One Dollar Bills...#11," and "Hello, Dave” (Forthcoming)
  • Afternoon Visitor, “Fugue 87 | Where We Walk w/Grief,” “Fugue 113 | The Municipality of Daydreams” (2022)
  • Snail Trail: An Ecopoetics Journal, “[trashcan emoji, fire emoji],” “On Other Water,” “Laban Meatpacking” (2021)
  • Poetry Northwest, “I Hate That You Died” (2019)
  • PEN America Blog, “from People Finder Buffalo” (2019)
  • saltfront: studies in human habit(at), “On River Road,” “Buffalo’s Intestines” (2019)
  • Poetry Daily, “Amnesia 2007 / Nightshift, Mandatory Overtime II” (2018)
  • Academy of American Poets Poem-a-Day, “Utopia: Love As Last Day” (2016)
  • Yalobusha Review, “Amnesia ’97,” “Amensia ‘13” (2014)
  • PEN America Blog, “Dawn, Third Shift” (2013)
  • Sink Review, “I Was Living in a Boarded Up House Without Heat,” “Exorcism ‘Even Iron Heals’” (2013)
  • Puerto Del Sol, “Brothers” (2013)
  • Academy of American Poets Poem-a-Day, “Utopia: Love As Free as a Fountain” (2013)

Scholarly Publications

  • “Sea-Floor Property and Imperial Futures in Thomas Heyrick’s ‘The Submarine Voyage.’” Eighteenth-Century Fiction 31.4 (2019): 639-657. 
  • “Shared Sorrow, Shared Abundance: Water-Waste Flows in Palestinian Literature.” 
    The Journal of Postcolonial Studies 22.1 (2015): 1-22.
TEACHING PHILOSOPHY
CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS/PROJECTS
PERSONAL INTERESTS/COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
LINKS
Someone’s Utopia, by Joe Hall