Editor-in-Chief: Kate Partridge
Kate is a third-year student in the MFA program at George Mason, where she teaches composition. She blogs for So to Speak, and her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in BLOOM, Barely South, MAYDAY, OVS Magazine, damselfly, and Weave Magazine, among others .
Managing Editor: Mike Stein
Mike Stein is a third-year student in the MFA program at George Mason and the 2012-2013 Nonfiction Completion Fellow. He is Minister of Propaganda for the DC Homebrewers club, and a Senior Staff Writer at DCBeer. His work has been published in New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Oxford, England and online. He lives in Vienna, Virginia with his wife, Sarah, and their dog, Athena.
Assistant Editor: Michele K. Johnson
Michele is a second year MFA candidate at George Mason University, with a concentration in poetry. She spent her first year working with students in the university’s Writing Center, and is looking forward to becoming more involved with undergraduate students this Fall when she will be teaching Composition 101. She has been published in the Ampersand Review, the Montuckey Review, and 491 Magazine, and has poems forthcoming in the Ucity Review.
Poetry Editor: Sheila McMullin
Sheila McMullin spent 2008-2010 traveling and teaching English as a foreign language in Prague and China. She is the 2012-2013 Heritage Fellow at George Mason University where is she an MFA Candidate in Poetry. Winning the 2012 Mary Reinhart Poetry Prize and 2012 Virginia Downs Poetry Prize, her work can be found or is forthcoming in Yew: A Journal of Innovative Writing & Images by Women, 1913: A Journal of Forms, Counterexample Poetics: Assemblage of Experimental Artistry and Gentle Strength Quarterly. Visit her at moonspitpoetry.com
Nonfiction Editor: Christine Widmayer
Fiction Editor: Dan Hong
Art Editor: Ceci Cole McInturff
Assistant Poetry Editor: Amber Cook
Amber L. Cook is a second-year poetry candidate at George Mason University, where she also teaches English composition and coordinates workshops for the Writing Center. Outside of GMU, Amber has the opportunity to interview and write about new and established poets for the online literary magazine The Collagist. She has previously been published in The Susquehanna Review.
Assistant Fiction Editor: Elizabeth MacLean
Assistant Nonfiction Editor: Jess Szalay
Jess is a non-fiction candidate in the MFA program at George Mason University. Originally from San Diego and northern Utah, she’s lived and written in Kyoto, Japan; Moose Pass, Alaska; Sharjah, United Arab Emirates; and Jerusalem, among other places. In the DC area, she enjoys dancing in drum circles, losing at pub trivia, and racing cars on her bicycle. Her work has appeared in National Geographic Traveler, various Utah newspapers, Dubai’s The National, and The Pubscriber. Jess has edited at The Kenyon Review and The Kyoto Journal.
Blog & Twitter Editor: Sheila McMullin
Sheila McMullin spent 2008-2010 traveling and teaching English as a foreign language in Prague and China. She is the 2012-2013 Heritage Fellow at George Mason University where is she an MFA Candidate in Poetry. Winning the 2012 Mary Reinhart Poetry Prize and 2012 Virginia Downs Poetry Prize, her work can be found or is forthcoming in Yew: A Journal of Innovative Writing & Images by Women, 1913: A Journal of Forms, Counterexample Poetics: Assemblage of Experimental Artistryand Gentle Strength Quarterly. Visit her at moonspitpoetry.com
Regular Guest Bloggers:
Alyse Knorr earned her MFA in poetry from George Mason University, where she served as poetry editor of So to Speak: a feminist journal of language and art. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in RHINO, Sentence, Puerto Del Sol, Salamander, Cold Mountain Review, and The Minnesota Review, among others. Visit her here.
Sarah Marcus holds an MFA in poetry from George Mason University. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Cimarron Review, CALYX Journal, Spork, Slipstream, Tidal Basin Review, and Cold Mountain Review, among others. She was the 2012 Booth Poetry Prize Runner-Up, as selected by Linda Gregg, was named a finalist for the Iron Horse Literary Review 2011 Single-Author Competition in Poetry, and a finalist in Glimmer Train’s November 2010 Short Story Award for New Writers competition. She is originally from Cleveland, OH. Visit her here.
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