Joel Tomfohr's writing has appeared in Joyland Magazine, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, X-R-A-Y Literary Magazine, BULL, Hobart, and others. He is currently a member of the San Francisco Writers' Grotto. He has held residencies at The Wellstone Center in the Redwoods, the New York Mills Cultural Center, and The Vermont Studio Center. He was an Affiliate Artist at The Headlands Center for the Arts in 2014-15. He lives in Oakland.