Staff Information

Editor-in-Chief: Brenda Miller

Brenda Miller is the author of Listening Against the Stone (Skinner House Books, 2011), Blessing of the Animals (EWU Press, 2009), Season of the Body (Sarabande Books, 2002), and co-author of Tell it Slant: Writing and Shaping Creative Nonfiction (McGraw-Hill, 2003). Her work has received six Pushcart Prizes and has been published in numerous journals. She directs the English graduate program at Western Washington University, including the multigenre MFA program, and serves as editor-in-chief of the Bellingham Review. Her book The Pen and The Bell: Mindful Writing in a Busy World, co-authored with Holly Hughes, was published in 2012 by Skinner House Books.

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Managing Editor: Kaitlyn Teer

Assistant Managing Editor: Ellie Rogers

Poetry Editors

Kate Kenderish
Lauren Peterson

Fiction Editors

Britton Andrews
Ian Campbell
Berit Elvejord

Creative Nonfiction Editors

Shannon Kelly
Jocelyn Marshall
Benjamin Stone

Editorial Advisors

Bruce Beasley
Suzanne Paola
Oliver de la Paz

Editorial Advisory Board

Rita Dove
Tess Gallagher
Simon Ortiz
Alan Shapiro
Henry Taylor
Tobias Wolff

Founding Editor: Knute Skinner

Mascot: Abbe Miller

Abbe Miller divides her time between the bed, the couch, and Brenda Miller’s office, where she serves as co-director of the English graduate program at Western Washington University. Her literary tastes range from epic adventure to domestic comedy, and she welcomes the arrival of any kind of meat-flavored product in the vicinity.




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