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2016 Guest Prose Editor // Jedediah Berry

Jjedediah-berryedediah Berry’s first novel, The Manual of Detection, won the Crawford Award and the Hammett Prize. The book has been translated into a dozen languages, and an audio adaptation was produced by BBC Radio. His short fiction appears in journals including Conjunctions, Fairy Tale Review, and Ninth Letter. His story in cards, “The Family Arcana,” was published in the form of a poker deck by Ninepin Press, for which he serves as co-editor. He lives in Western Massachusetts and teaches at the Solstice MFA Program of Pine Manor College.



2016 Guest Poetry Editor // Iain Haley Pollock

Iain_PollockIain Haley Pollock is the author of Spit Back a Boy, winner of the 2010 Cave Canem Poetry Prize. His new work has appeared in African American Review and online at the Academy of American Poets and Poetry Society of America websites. He teaches English at Rye Country Day School in Rye, New York, and is on the poetry faculty at Pine Manor College’s Solstice MFA Program.




2016 Guest Children’s Lit Editor // Laura Williams McCaffrey

Laura_McCaffreyLaura Williams McCaffrey’s stories have been published by Cicada, YA Review Network, Solstice Literary Magazine, and Soundings Review. Her story “Into the Vast” was awarded the 2014 SCBWI Magazine Merit Award for fiction. In February 2016, Clarion Books released Marked, a dystopian mixed-media fantasy for teens. She’s the author of two children’s fantasy novels, Water Shaper, selected in 2007 for the NYPL Books for the Teen Age list, and Alia Waking, an IRA Notable Book and a Teens’ Top Ten Books nominee. Alia Waking also was a nominee for the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award. Laura teaches at Solstice, the low-residency MFA program at Pine Manor College, as well as at Pacem School, an independent school for middle and high school students.



Editor // Miciah Bay Gault

Miciah_Bay_GaultMiciah Bay Gault’s fiction and essays have appeared in Tin House, The Sun Magazine, Agni, The Southern Review, The Literary Review, and in the anthology Contemporary Vermont Fiction. She is director of the MFA in Writing & Publishing at Vermont College of Fine Arts, editor of Hunger Mountain, and coordinator of the Vermont Book Award.




Assistant Editor // Katie Stromme

Visual Art Editor // Humberto Ramirez

Assistant Creative Nonfiction Editor // Laurie Easter

Assistant Poetry Editor // Rebecca Macijeski

Assistant Children’s Literature Editor // Tirzah Price

Assistant Fiction Editor // Andrea Rothman

Editorial Assistant for Fiction //Dale Francis Smith

Contributing Editor // Daniel Torday

Editorial Fellow // Lara Gentchos

Contributing Fellows // Jennifer Gibbons & Michael Demyan

Creative Nonfiction Manuscript Readers // Ellen Sprague, Hollie Loveless, Holly Huckeba, Jennifer Thornburg, Judy Padow, Kate Tagai, Leslie Ward, Melissa Cronin, Mo Duffy Cobb, & Catherine Buni

Poetry Manuscript Readers // Nancy Bryan, Audrey Friedman, Laura McCoy, Shea Montgomery, Caitlyn Paley, Emily Vizzo, Summar West, & Kenny Williams

Children’s Literature Manuscript Readers // Kelly Barson, Kelly Bingham, Stephen Bramucci, Cheryl Coupe, Meredith Davis, Jessica Dils, Melanie Fishbane, Gwendolyn Heasley, Robin Herrera, Maureen Hourihan, Daphne Kalmar, Ann Jacobus Kordahl, Elizabeth Kuelbs, Galen Longstreth, Lianna McSwain, Kat Miller, Hannah Moderow, Sandra Nickel, Ellen Reagan, Lori Steel, Mima Tipper, Sharon Van Zandt, Linda Washington, Anne Westrick, & Meg Wiviott

Fiction Manuscript Readers // Nikki Boss, Jennifer R. Cohen, Chanel Dubofsk, Aaron Fentress, Warren G. Green, Angela Hart, Aj Jones, RF Levine, K. C. Norton, Carolyn Ogburn, Kraig Pickel,  Neal Gilbert Redman, Jessica Gilbert Redman, Frank Richardson, Wendy Roberts, Jean-Marie Saporito, & Barbara Sosman


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Administrator // Michael Demyan

Art Director // Michael Demyan

Assistant Art Director // Tyler Friend

Managing Editor // Tierney Ray

Assistant Managing Editor // Magaly Garcia

Webmaster // Jeremy Wolf

Book Reviews Editors // Daniel Cretero & Jad Yassine

Assistant Book Reviews Editor // Amelia Marchetti

Interviews Editors // Breanne Cunningham & Brianna Stallings

Craft Essays Editors // Jennifer Kathleen Gibbons & Gina Tron

Etc. Editor // Lara Gentchos

Assistant Etc. Editor // Amy O’Neal