Jacob Knabb

Visiting Assistant Professor of English

Education

MFA in Fiction at Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

BA English, Minor: Creative Writing Concentration at West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

Teaching Experience

Visiting Assistant Professor of English, Lake Forest College, 2013-Present

Lecturer of Composition, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2007-2012          

Adjunct English Instructor, Columbia College, 2003-2007

Editorial and Freelance Experience

Editor-in-Chief, Curbside Splendor Publishing, 2011-Present.

Editor-in-Chief, ACM, 2009-2012. 

Fiction Editor, ACM,  2005-2011

Publications and Achievements

Achievements Include:

Interview by Bad At Sports for its “How We Work” column:
http://badatsports.com/2014/how-we-work-an-interview-with-jacob-s-knabb/ 

Profiled by Chicago Now Network for my work in Publishing.
http://www.chicagonow.com/chicago-literati/2014/01/curbside-splendor-publishings-senior-editor-jacob-s-knabb-in-conversation-with-abby-sheaffer/

Ranked #38 in Newcity’s annual “Lit 50” list of movers and shakers in the Chicago Literary World. 
http://lit.newcity.com/2013/06/06/lit-50-who-really-books-in-chicago-2013/4/

Selected by the City of Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs to curate and host an event held at the Chicago Cultural Museum to celebrate Another Chicago Magazine’s 50th issue.
http://www.chicagopublishes.com/2011/06/the-new-chicago-style-readings-from-acms-50th-issue-celebrating-chicago/

Ranked #42 in Newcity’s annual “Lit 50” list of movers and shakers in the Chicago Literary World. 
http://lit.newcity.com/2011/06/02/lit-50-who-really-books-in-chicago-2011/5/ 

Recent and Forthcoming Publications include:

 “Big Man With A Gun.” Consequence of Sound.  2014.
http://consequenceofsound.net/2014/03/reallife-nine-inch-nails-the-downward-spiral/10/

 “The Dirt of Luck.” Another Chicago Magazine. 51(2013).

 “Bad Penny.” CCLaP’s “A Podcast Dreadful.” 2012. http://www.cclapcenter.com/dreadful/

 “The Brown’s Chicken Massacre.” The Collagist. 25 (2011).
http://www.dzancbooks.org/the-collagist/2011/8/15/issue-twenty-five.html

“Pig Sweatin’.” THE2NDHAND. the2ndhand.com. 19 Dec 2011.
http://the2ndhand.com/THE2NDHANDTXT/pig-sweatin-by-jacob-s-knabb/

 “Studebaker.” Everyday Genius. everyday-genius.com. 25 Oct 2011.
http://www.everyday-genius.com/2011/10/jacob-s-knabb.html