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Joseph Han, PhD

Antioch University Los Angeles

Joseph Han (he/they) is the author of Nuclear Family (Counterpoint Press, 2022), named a most anticipated book of the year by Buzzfeed, LGBTQ Reads, Goodreads, and The Millions. A recipient of a Kundiman fellowship, he was named a Writer to Watch in Spring 2022 by Publishers Weekly. His writing has appeared in Nat.Brut, Catapult, Pleiades Magazine, and Platypus Press Shorts. Currently, he is an Editor for the West region of Joyland Magazine and holds a Ph.D. in English & Creative Writing from the University of Hawaiʻi-Mānoa.

Educational History

  • PhD in English & Creative Writing, University of Hawaiʻ at Mānoa

  • Nuclear Family: A Novel (June 7, 2022). Counterpoint Press.
  • Kundiman Fellowship in Fiction, 2020
  • Oʻahu Water Protectors
  • Korea Peace Now Grassroots Network – Hawaiʻi Chapter
  • Hawaiʻi Peace & Justice
Joseph Han

Visiting Faculty,

MFA in Creative Writing


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