Joey Franklin (b. 1980)

American graduate student and essayist. Franklin earned his B.A. in English at Brigham Young University and an M.A. in creative nonfiction at Ohio University. His essay “Working at Wendy’s” won the 2006 Random House Twentysomething Essays by Twentysomething Writers contest and appears in an anthology of the same name. More of his work can be seen online at Brevity: Journal of Concise Nonfiction. Currently, Franklin is working on his doctorate in English at Texas Tech University. See also