Brittany Cavallaro (Editor in Chief) is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin–Madison MFA program. Her collection of poems, Girl-King, is forthcoming from the University of Akron Press in early 2015, and her young adult novel, A Study in Charlotte, will be out in 2016 from HarperCollins/Katherine Tegen Books.
Jacques J. Rancourt (Managing Editor), a former Wallace Stegner Fellow, was raised in Maine. His poems have appeared in or will appear in Kenyon Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, New England Review, and Best New Poets 2014, among others. He has received fellowships from the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing, the Bread Loaf Writers Conference, and the Cité Internationale des Arts. He lives in Oakland, California.
Kasey Phifer-Byrne (Poetry Editor) is a native of southeastern Pennsylvania and an MFA candidate at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Her poetry appears in Hayden's Ferry Review and Spillway.
Derick Mattern (Fiction Editor) is an MFA candidate in Poetry at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. His work has appeared in Guernica, Crab Orchard Review, Kyoto Review, and Modern Poetry in Translation. He’s lived and worked all over the place.
Nancy Reddy's (Poetry Reviews and Interviews Editor) book, Double Jinx, is a winner of the 2014 National Poetry Series and will be published by Milkweed Editions in 2015. Individual poems have most recently appeared in 32 Poems, Tupelo Quarterly, and Smartish Pace. She holds an MFA from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, where she is currently a doctoral candidate in composition and rhetoric.
Ben Hoffman (Prose Reviews and Interviews Editor) is the author of a chapbook, Together, Apart. His fiction has won the Chicago Tribune’s Nelson Algren Award and Zoetrope: All-Story’s Short Fiction Contest and appears in The Missouri Review and tinhouse.com. A native of Pennsylvania, he received his MFA at UNC Wilmington and is currently the Carol Houck Smith Fellow at the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing
Walter Thompson (Senior Editor) is a native of Nashville, Tennessee. He is the 2014–15 Halls Emerging Artist Fellow at the University of Wisconsin. His short stories have appeared in Carolina Quarterly and The Bicycle Review.
Sarah Crossland (Production Editor) holds a BA in storytelling from the University of Virginia and an MFA in poetry from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. The recipient of the 2012 Boston Review Poetry Prize, a 2014 AWP Intro Journals Award, and the 2013 Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry, she was recently named one of Narrative's “30 Below 30” Emerging Writers for 2014. Currently, she's researching for a book of poems about the Romanov daughters, Slavic folklore, and the Russian Revolution.
READERS & REVIEWERS: Sarah Crossland, Rebecca Hazelton, Christian Holt, Josh Kalscheur, Will Kelly, and Ben Thompson
ADVISORY BOARD: Quan Barry, Oliver Bendorf, Louisa Diodato, Amaud Johnson, Jesse Lee Kercheval, Ron Kuka, Judith Claire Mitchell, and Ronald Wallace