Jacob Knabb

Visiting Assistant Professor of English


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:

Profiled by Chicago Now Network for my work in Publishing.

Ranked #38 in Newcity’s annual “Lit 50” list of movers and shakers in the Chicago Literary World. 

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.

Ranked #42 in Newcity’s annual “Lit 50” list of movers and shakers in the Chicago Literary World. 

Recent and Forthcoming Publications include:

 “Big Man With A Gun.” Consequence of Sound.  2014.

 “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).

“Pig Sweatin’.” THE2NDHAND. the2ndhand.com. 19 Dec 2011.

 “Studebaker.” Everyday Genius. everyday-genius.com. 25 Oct 2011.