Born in Miami, raised in England and West Virginia, and educated in Texas, Joy Castro is the award-winning author of two literary thrillers set in post-Katrina New Orleans, two memoirs, and a collection of short fiction. Editor of the anthology Family Trouble, she lives and works in Lincoln, Nebraska.


In Her Room interview with Sara Blackthorne

Make/Work interview with Scott Pinkmountain in The Rumpus

"Where the Story Begins and Ends: Practically a Fairy Tale" in Origins

"Donna Tartt's Multicultural Fantasy" in Salon

“On Length in Literature” in Brevity

“On Becoming Educated” in Scholar & Feminist Online, Barnard Center for Research on Women

"Turn of Faith" in The New York Times Magazine