Writer. Reader. Editor. Design-Novice. Bad-Movie-Enthusiast. Loud-Political-Opinion-Haver.

FICTION

Keith writes fiction. His work has appeared in Able Muse, Rougarou, and Fiction 365. He holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of San Francisco and served there as Managing Editor of Switchback. He is a founder and the Managing Editor of Your Impossible Voice.

Hot, Hot, Heat

“Hot, Hot, Heat” appeared in Compose: A Journal of Simply Good Writing: Fall 2013.

Blood Stays Under the Nails

“Blood Stays Under the Nails” appeared in Fiction 365 on May 22, 2013.

Your Impossible Voice

Keith is a founder and the Managing Editor of Your Impossible Voice, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit (status pending) literary project dedicated to advancing literary arts by supporting writers and poets, encouraging readership, and promoting academic literary scholarship.

The Spirit of the New Millennium

“The Spirit of the New Millennium” appeared in Able Muse 12: Winter 2011.

Elephants

“Elephants” appeared in Rougarou vol 7, issue 1 spring 2012.

Switchback

Keith is the former Managing Editor of Switchback, the literary journal of the MFA Program at the University of San Francisco.

  • Hot, Hot, Heat

    Hot, Hot, Heat

  • Blood Stays Under the Nails

    Blood Stays Under the Nails

  • Your Impossible Voice

    Your Impossible Voice

  • The Spirit of the New Millennium

    The Spirit of the New Millennium

  • Elephants

    Elephants

  • Switchback

    Switchback

PLAYS

Keith writes plays. His work has appeared in Harcourt Textbooks’ Elements of English 12, Dramatics Magazine, and at Playscripts, Inc. He was a winner of The Blank Theater’s 2001 Young Playwrights Festival and the 2000 Thespian Playworks program. He loves it when people send him pictures of productions.

TELEVISION

Not Keith J. Powell

Not Keith J. Powell

Contrary to what you might hear, Keith does not work on NBC’s 30 Rock. While living in South Korea, he did briefly write for a program called I Love Gospel. True story.

ABOUT

Keith J. Powell was born in Kentucky but claims to be from Ohio. He received a BA in English from Bowling Green State University before moving to Seoul, South Korea where he taught ESL for four years. To his great shame, he never learned to speak Korean while living overseas. Years later, he would also fail to learn French. After returning to the United States, he moved to San Francisco where he earned his MFA in Creative Writing from the University of San Francisco. Currently Keith lives near Golden Gate Park with his wife and dogs.