Author and BHS Grad

Joe Clifford Speaks to BHS Students
Posted on 10/18/2018
Joe Clifford Bio ImageSpecial Schedule:
Per 1  - 7:25-8:13
Per 3 - 8:17-9:05     9-10th grade to assembly
Per 5 - 9:09 - 9:57     11 -12th grades to assembly
Per 6    Lunch Wave 1  - 10:01-10:21
Lunch Wave 2 -   10:24-10:44
Lunch Wave 3 -  10:49-11:12
Per 7 -  11:16-12:04
Per 8 - 12:08- 12:56
Pep Rally  1:00- 2:00
Back to Per 8  -  2:00-2:10

Joe Clifford-

After spending the 1990s as a homeless heroin addict in San Francisco, Joe Clifford got off the streets and turned his life around. He earned his MFA from Florida International University in 2008, before returning to the Bay Area, where he currently lives with his wife and two sons. His autobiographical novel, Junkie Love, chronicles his battle with drugs and was published by Battered Suitcase (2010).

Joe Clifford is acquisitions editor for Gutter Books and producer of Lip Service West, a "gritty, real, raw" reading series in Oakland, CA. His bestselling Jay Porter Thriller Series (Oceanview Publishing) has received rave reviews from Publishers WeeklyLibrary Journal, and the San Francisco Chronicle, among many others. Joe is also editor of Trouble in the Heartland: Crime Stories Based on the Songs of Bruce Springsteen and the forthcoming Just to Watch Him Die: Crime Fiction Inspired by the Songs of Johnny Cash. Currently Joe teaches online writing courses for LitReactor and around the country at various conferences and retreats.