Advisory Board

Nin Andrews

Nin Andrews’ poems have appeared in many literary journals and anthologies including Ploughshares, Agni, The Paris Review, and four editions of Best American Poetry.  The author of 6 chapbooks and 6 full-length poetry collections, she has won two Ohio individual artist grants, the Pearl Chapbook Contest, the Kent State University chapbook contest, and the Gerald Cable Poetry Award. She is also the editor of a book of translations of the Belgian poet, Henri Michaux, Someone Wants to Steal My Name.  Her book, Why God Is a Woman, was published by BOA Editions in 2015.

Sandra Gail Lambert

Sandra Gail Lambert is the author of the memoir A Certain Loneliness and a novel, The River’s Memory. Her work has also appeared in The Paris Review, LitHub, The Southern Review, Brevity, and Sweet. She is the co-editor of  the anthology Older Queer Voices: The Intimacy of Survival and is a 2018 NEA Creative Writing Fellow. Lambert lives in Gainesville, Florida.

Lee Martin

Lee Martin is the author of the novels, The Bright Forever, a finalist for the 2006 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction; River of Heaven; Quakertown; Break the Skin; and Late One Night. He has also published three memoirs, From Our House, Turning Bones, and Such a Life, in addition to a craft book, Telling Stories: The Craft of Narrative and the Writing Life.  His first book was the short story collection, The Least You Need To Know, and his most recent book is another story collection, The Mutual UFO Network. He is the co-editor of Passing the Word: Writers on Their Mentors. His fiction and nonfiction have appeared in such places as Harper’s, Ms., Creative Nonfiction, The Georgia Review, The Kenyon Review, Fourth Genre, River Teeth, The Southern Review, Prairie Schooner, and Glimmer Train. He is the winner of the Mary McCarthy Prize in Short Fiction and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Ohio Arts Council. He teaches in the MFA Program at The Ohio State University, where he is a College of Arts & Sciences Distinguished Professor, and where he was also the winner of the 2006 Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching.

Dinty W. Moore

Dinty W. Moore is author of Between Panic & Desire, winner of the Grub Street Nonfiction Book Prize, Crafting the Personal Essay, and numerous other books. He edited The Rose Metal Press Field Guide to Writing Flash Nonfiction and has published essays and stories in The Southern Review, The Georgia Review, Harpers, The New York Times Sunday Magazine, The Philadelphia Inquirer Magazine, Creative Nonfiction, and many other venues. Moore has won various awards for his writing, including a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship. He founded Brevity, an online journal of flash nonfiction, twenty years ago and continues to edit the journal, publishing award-winning and emerging writers and reaching a wide international audience of readers.

January O’Neil

January Gill O’Neil is the author of Rewilding (fall 2018)Misery Islands (2014), and Underlife (2009), published by CavanKerry Press. She is an assistant professor of English at Salem State University, and a board of trustees member with the Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) and Montserrat College of Art. From 2012-2018, she served as executive director of the Massachusetts Poetry Festival. A Cave Canem fellow, January’s poems and articles have appeared in the Academy of American Poets’ Poem-A-Day series, American Poetry ReviewNew England Review, and Ploughshares, among others. In 2018, January was awarded a Massachusetts Cultural Council grant, and is the John and Renée Grisham Writer in Residence for 2019-2020 at the University of Mississippi, Oxford. She lives with her two children in Beverly, Massachusetts.