Joseph Starr

Joseph Starr

Denver, CO, US



In addition to architecture and design, Joseph Starr writes fiction and short prose. He also writes about movement culture, alternative health/wellness, and approaches to embodiment. His work has appeared in The Literary Review, Phoebe, The Denver Quarterly, and Modern In Denver. Currently the Editor at Designer Pages Media, he's the co-author of The Anatomy of Body Worlds (McFarland Press) and The Princess and the Pea (a re-telling of the classic tale as a teaching aid for American Sign Language). He's also the author of She-Wolf, an un-produced television pilot. More of his writing can be found on Medium. He lives with his wife, daughter, two large dogs, and two regular-sized cats. He enjoys Denver, but his heart in the mountains. See his website to collaborate on a project or contact him directly at [email protected].



Designer Pages Media, New York, NY, US, Editor

Write about architecture and design. Research and write 20-25 product reviews/month. Publish blog posts. Select products and manage a monthly editorial calendar for a team of contributing writers. Communicate with designers, product manufacturers,distributors,and marketers to obtain and disseminate product information. Write and edit semi-annual print publication on design analytics and product trends in collaboration with company CEO.

Jan 2008 - current

Forethought, Miami, FL, US, Lead Writer and Creative Development for Marketing Agency

Create brand strategies and produce creative materials for clients in construction, healthcare, finance,and education. Direct and collaborate with designers to produce marketing collateral. Write, proof, edit, and approve newsletters, website content, email blasts, flyers, brochures, web banners, billboards, and Facebook Posts.

Jan 2009 - Jul 2017


University of Denver, Denver, CO, US, Masters, Literary studies and Creative Writing

Literature and Creative Writing. Specialty in Modernist lit. and Narratology.

Sep 1998 - May 2002

University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO, US, Bachelors, Spanish Language and Literature

Spanish language and literature. Honors thesis on Don Quixote and James Joyce.

Sep 1988 - May 1991


Creative Writing, 2nd Place

First runner-up in Lorian Hemingway fiction contest for his story, "Every Inch a Wolf."


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