Joachim Frank, a German-born scientist and writer, moved in 1975 to Albany, New York and recently (2008) relocated to New York City. He took writing classes with William Kennedy, Steven Millhauser, Eugene Garber, and Jayne Ann Philipps. He wrote three novels, still unpublished. An excerpt of his novel The Observatory has appeared in WIPs Works (of Fiction) in Progress. He has published short stories, poems and prose poems in Lost and Found Times, The Agent, Inkblot, Heidelberg Review, Groundswell, Peer Glass, Open Mic, elimae, 3711 Atlantic, Cezanne's Carrot, Brilliant, Eclectica, Offcourse, The Noneuclidean Cafe, Ghoti Magazine, Duck and Herring Co. Pocket Field Guide, Hamilton Stone Review, Raving Dove, Bartleby Snopes, Red Ochre Lit, StepAway Magazine, Litbomb, and Black&White.
His work appears in Issue #53, #47, #34 and Issue #15 of Offcourse.