Joseph Horst joined the English faculty as a lecturer in the Spring of 2006 and currently teaches Composition and Writing for Business and Industry. His full-length play Enemies has won 7th place in the 76th Annual Writer's Digest Writing Competition (Stageplay) in 2007 and received an Honorable Mention in the 2011 Ohio State University at Newark's Inaugural Play Competition. Enemies was also workshopped in the Mendenhall Student Center at ECU in February 2008, raising over $1,500 for a local charity for fallen police officers. In 2012, Horst's ten-minute play Calliope was performed in the Tenth Annual North Park Playwrights Festival (San Diego, CA) and the "8x10" Ten Minute Play Festival (Napa, CA). In December 2013, his short story Old Glory was published in the inaugural issue of Slippery Elm, a literary journal from the University of Findlay in Findlay, OH.
B.A. East Carolina University
M.A. East Carolina University
Primary Areas of Research/Teaching
Frame Story Narration
3880: Writing for Business and Industry