Shae Sackman

Joy Castro recently keynoted the Hands On Literary Festival and Masquerade Ball in New Orleans. She has given readings and craft talks on crime fiction and memoir at the Miami Book Fair International, the In Print Festival at Ball State University, the Southwest Florida Reading Festival, and the Downtown Omaha Lit Fest.

She has served as a visiting writer at institutions including East Carolina University, Florida International University, Grinnell College, Lewis & Clark College, Ohio State University, Pomona College, Portland State University, Purdue University, Seattle Pacific University, Susquehanna University, University of Kansas, University of Montevallo, University of Northern Iowa, Vanderbilt University, and Washington College.