Shae Sackman

Joy Castro has taught creative writing workshops at the A Room of Her Own retreat in New Mexico, Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference in Alaska, the Kentucky Women Writers Conference, the Macondo Writers Workshop, the University of Seville, the University of Iowa Creative Nonfiction Program, the Nebraska Summer Writers’ Conference, and The Ecology of Residency in Wyoming.

At the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where she is joint-appointed in the Department of English and the Institute for Ethnic Studies, she received the UNL Annis Chaikin Sorensen Award for Distinguished Teaching in 2011 and the UNL College of Arts & Sciences Outstanding Research and Creative Activity Award in 2013. In 2014, she was promoted to full professor.