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Joe Breslin

About Joe

Fifth Grade Homeroom

Joe Breslin (Heights Class of ‘01) teaches and coaches at the Heights School and is also a professional author, having published a collection of short speculative fiction in 2022 entitled Other Minds: 13 Tales of Wonder and Sorrow. A second collection in the vein of Other Minds will be released in the summer of 2024. Samples of Joe’s fiction and some of his essays may be found at

Joe lives in Maryland with his musical wife, Elizabeth Breslin, who teaches at Mother of God School. A displaced Annapolitan, Joe loves to visit the state capital with Liz, while entertaining improbable fantasies about someday owning a home on Duke of Gloucester Street. Speaking of imaginative scenarios, the Breslins share a love of science fiction, fantasy, comic books, movies, and other nerdy and/or relatively inexpensive diversions. Joe reviews books and movies for the Heights Forum, and has published articles for, The American Conservative, and The International Indian. His favorite sci-fi authors include Ray Bradbury, Philip K. Dicke, John C. Wright, and Michael Flynn.