JOY DEVA BAGLIO is a fiction writer living in Northampton, MA. Her short stories have appeared in Tin House, The Iowa Review, TriQuarterly, Ohio Review, PANK, SmokeLong Quarterly, and elsewhere, and she's the recipient of scholarships, fellowships, and grants from Yaddo, Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, The Vermont Studio Center, The Elizabeth George Foundation, The Speculative Literature Foundation, and Martha's Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing. She holds an MFA from The New School, serves as associate fiction editor at Bucknell University's literary magazine West Branch, a writing instructor at Grub Street in Boston, and Founder/Director of Pioneer Valley Writers' Workshop. She's at work on a collection of short stories and a novel about the ocean. Read her full bio here!
- Recent News -
September 5 - 27: Joy will be in residence at Yaddo, working on her novel and short story collection.
August 21: Joy's story "Box of Ghosts" made the 2019 Flash Fiction Contest shortlist at The Master's Review.
August 17: Joy will be teaching an all-day workshop, The Path to Publishing Your Fiction, at Grub Street in Boston.
August 5: Joy has been awarded a Vermont Studio Center Fellowship and will be in residency at VSC for four weeks this fall (10/27 - 11/22)!
July 10: Joy was a panelist at an event hosted by Western New England University's MFA program addressing life post-MFA.
July 8 - 19: Joy is thrilled to be teaching writing at Smith College this summer, as a member of the Young Women's Writing Workshop faculty.
June 20: Joy was honored at Business West's 40 Under 40 gala for her work as Founder and Director of Pioneer Valley Writers' Workshop. She was interviewed by 22 News.
June 9 - 15: Thanks to the Teach! Write! Play! fellowship, Joy spent the week at Martha's Vineyard Institute for Creative.
April 30: Joy is named one of Business West's 40 Under 40, an award that honors young civic and business leaders in Massachusetts' Pioneer Valley - for her work as Founder/Director of Pioneer Valley Writers' Workshop.
April 1: Joy's short story "Ron" (published in Tin House last spring) is featured in Seth Fried's reading list for Electric Literature, The Funniest Writing You Haven't Read.
February 20: Joy is the winner of the 2019 Teach! Write! Play! Fellowship at Martha's Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing, and will be attending MVICW's summer conference from June 9 - 15.
January - April: Joy is on the admissions board for the 2019 Bread Loaf Writers' Conference.
November 17: Joy was a panelist at WriteAngles Conference at Mount Holyoke College.
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- Upcoming Events -
• October 12: Teaching Speculative, Fabulist, and Reality-Bending Fiction at Pioneer Valley Writers' Workshop
• December 7: Teaching Creating Tiny Universes: Flash Fiction Intensive at Pioneer Valley Writers' Workshop
• October 27 - November 22: Vermont Studio Center Fellowship/Residency