Joy copy 2Dr. Joy Kennedy-O’Neill is an associate professor of English at Brazosport College, on the Texas Gulf Coast. She teaches composition and literature, including her class “Zombie Lit: The Bare Bones for Brains.” Her academic publications highlight the literary theory of ecocriticism (nature and environment).

Her short stories appear in various publications such as Strange Horizons, Nature, Flash Fiction Online, Daily Science Fiction, New Flash Fiction Review, New Orleans Review, and the Cimarron Review.

Winner of the Gris-Gris Summer Flash Fiction Award.

Finalist for the 2018 Lascaux Prize in Flash FictionNewsroom.