Nonfiction

Caitlin Hill

Caitlin Hill

Caitlin Hill is an essayist and columnist living in Spearfish, South Dakota. She will begin her MFA candidacy in creative nonfiction in the fall of 2016 at the University of Idaho. Her writing has appeared next to recipes for rhubarb cake in small town newspapers, and is also forthcoming in Silk Road Review.

Caitlin Hill

Caitlin Hill

Caitlin Hill is an essayist and columnist living in Spearfish, South Dakota. She will begin her MFA candidacy in creative nonfiction in the fall of 2016 at the University of Idaho. Her writing has appeared next to recipes for rhubarb cake in small town newspapers, and is also forthcoming in Silk Road Review.

Caitlin
Hill

David Lazar

David Lazar

David Lazar is a Guggenheim Fellow in Nonfiction for 2015-16. Books include Who's Afraid of Helen of Troy, After Montaigne, Occasional Desire, The Body of Brooklyn, Truth in Nonfiction, Essaying the Essay, Powder Town, Michael Powell: Interviews, and Conversations with M.F.K. Fisher. Six essays have been “Notable Essays of the Year” in Best American Essays. Lazar founded the PhD program in nonfiction at Ohio University and the M.F.A. program in Nonfiction Writing at Columbia College Chicago, where he is Professor of Creative Writing. He is founding editor of Hotel Amerika, and co-series editor of 21st Century Essays, at OSU Press.

David Lazar

David Lazar

David Lazar is a Guggenheim Fellow in Nonfiction for 2015-16. Books include Who's Afraid of Helen of Troy, After Montaigne, Occasional Desire, The Body of Brooklyn, Truth in Nonfiction, Essaying the Essay, Powder Town, Michael Powell: Interviews, and Conversations with M.F.K. Fisher. Six essays have been “Notable Essays of the Year” in Best American Essays. Lazar founded the PhD program in nonfiction at Ohio University and the M.F.A. program in Nonfiction Writing at Columbia College Chicago, where he is Professor of Creative Writing. He is founding editor of Hotel Amerika, and co-series editor of 21st Century Essays, at OSU Press.

David
Lazar

Diane Payne

Diane Payne

Diane Payne’s most recent publications include: Obra/Artiface, Reservoir, Spry Literary Review, Watershed Review, Tishman Review, Whiskey Island, Kudzu House Quarterly, Superstition ReviewBlue Lyra PressFourth RiverCheat River Review,The Offing, Elke: A little JournalSouvenir Literary JournalResevoir, and Outpost 19.  Diane is the author of Burning Tulips (Red Hen Press) and co-author of Delphi Series 5 chapbook. 

Diane Payne

Diane Payne

Diane Payne’s most recent publications include: Obra/Artiface, Reservoir, Spry Literary Review, Watershed Review, Tishman Review, Whiskey Island, Kudzu House Quarterly, Superstition ReviewBlue Lyra PressFourth RiverCheat River Review,The Offing, Elke: A little JournalSouvenir Literary JournalResevoir, and Outpost 19.  Diane is the author of Burning Tulips (Red Hen Press) and co-author of Delphi Series 5 chapbook. 

Diane
Payne

Jane Satterfield

Jane Satterfield

Jane Satterfield has received awards in poetry from the NEA, Bellingham Review, Ledbury Poetry Festival, Mslexia, and more. Her books of poetry are Her Familiars, Assignation at Vanishing Point, Shepherdess with an Automatic, and Apocalypse Mix, winner of the 2016 Autumn House Poetry Prize selected by David St. John. Recent nonfiction is out or forthcoming in Hotel Amerika, Superstition Review, Animal: A Beast of a Literary Magazine, and Diagram. She is married to poet Ned Balbo and lives in Baltimore where she is an associate professor at Loyola University Maryland.

Jane Satterfield

Jane Satterfield

Jane Satterfield has received awards in poetry from the NEA, Bellingham Review, Ledbury Poetry Festival, Mslexia, and more. Her books of poetry are Her Familiars, Assignation at Vanishing Point, Shepherdess with an Automatic, and Apocalypse Mix, winner of the 2016 Autumn House Poetry Prize selected by David St. John. Recent nonfiction is out or forthcoming in Hotel Amerika, Superstition Review, Animal: A Beast of a Literary Magazine, and Diagram. She is married to poet Ned Balbo and lives in Baltimore where she is an associate professor at Loyola University Maryland.

Jane
Satterfield

Joe Oestreich

Joe Oestreich

Joe Oestreich is the author of two books of creative nonfiction: Lines of Scrimmage (co-written with Scott Pleasant, 2015) and Hitless Wonder (2012). His work has appeared in Esquire, Creative Nonfiction, River Teeth, Fourth Genre,The Normal School, and many other magazines and journals. Four of his pieces have been cited as notable essays in the Best American series, and he's received special mention twice in the Pushcart Prize anthology. He teaches creative writing at Coastal Carolina University in Conway, SC, where he is the nonfiction editor of Waccamaw.

Joe Oestreich

Joe Oestreich

Joe Oestreich is the author of two books of creative nonfiction: Lines of Scrimmage (co-written with Scott Pleasant, 2015) and Hitless Wonder (2012). His work has appeared in Esquire, Creative Nonfiction, River Teeth, Fourth Genre,The Normal School, and many other magazines and journals. Four of his pieces have been cited as notable essays in the Best American series, and he's received special mention twice in the Pushcart Prize anthology. He teaches creative writing at Coastal Carolina University in Conway, SC, where he is the nonfiction editor of Waccamaw.

Joe
Oestreich

Jonathan Louis Duckworth

Jonathan Louis Duckworth

Jonathan Louis Duckworth is an MFA student at Florida International University, where he serves as a reader and copy-editor for the Gulf Stream Magazine. His fiction, poetry, and non-fiction appears in or is forthcoming in New Ohio Review, Fourteen Hills, Literary Orphans, Cha, Off the Coast, Superstition, and elsewhere. He is a dual-citizen with American and Belgian citizenship. Apart from his love of the written word, he also loves to cook, and hopes to start a cooking blog one day.

Jonathan Louis Duckworth

Jonathan Louis Duckworth

Jonathan Louis Duckworth is an MFA student at Florida International University, where he serves as a reader and copy-editor for the Gulf Stream Magazine. His fiction, poetry, and non-fiction appears in or is forthcoming in New Ohio Review, Fourteen Hills, Literary Orphans, Cha, Off the Coast, Superstition, and elsewhere. He is a dual-citizen with American and Belgian citizenship. Apart from his love of the written word, he also loves to cook, and hopes to start a cooking blog one day.

Jonathan Louis
Duckworth

Kristina Moriconi

Kristina Moriconi

Kristina Moriconi is a poet and essayist. Her work has appeared most recently in Cobalt Review, Change Seven, Crab Creek Review, december, and is forthcoming in Brevity. She earned her MFA from the Rainier Writing Workshop in Tacoma, Washington, and she lives and teaches now in the Philadelphia area.

Kristina Moriconi

Kristina Moriconi

Kristina Moriconi is a poet and essayist. Her work has appeared most recently in Cobalt Review, Change Seven, Crab Creek Review, december, and is forthcoming in Brevity. She earned her MFA from the Rainier Writing Workshop in Tacoma, Washington, and she lives and teaches now in the Philadelphia area.

Kristina
Moriconi

Megan Harlan

Megan Harlan

Megan Harlan’s creative nonfiction essays have recently appeared in Alaska Quarterly Review and The Common. She is the author of Mapmaking (BkMk Press/New Letters), awarded the John Ciardi Prize for Poetry. Her poems, short stories, and articles have appeared or are forthcoming in Hotel Amerika, AGNI, TriQuarterly, The New York Times, Prairie Schooner, New Orleans Review, Meridian, and Arts & Letters, among other publications. She holds an MFA from New York University’s Creative Writing Program and lives and works as a writer and editor in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Megan Harlan

Megan Harlan

Megan Harlan’s creative nonfiction essays have recently appeared in Alaska Quarterly Review and The Common. She is the author of Mapmaking (BkMk Press/New Letters), awarded the John Ciardi Prize for Poetry. Her poems, short stories, and articles have appeared or are forthcoming in Hotel Amerika, AGNI, TriQuarterly, The New York Times, Prairie Schooner, New Orleans Review, Meridian, and Arts & Letters, among other publications. She holds an MFA from New York University’s Creative Writing Program and lives and works as a writer and editor in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Megan
Harlan

Rebecca Durham

Rebecca Durham

Rebecca Durham is a writer, botanist, and artist. She holds degrees from Colby College and Oregon State University. Originally hailing from New England, she now lives in western Montana with her daughter and two cats. Her writing has appeared in Orion and MPG Publications, among others. Her botanical art has been featured at the Montana Natural History Center. She is a MFA candidate in Creative Writing at the University of Montana.

Rebecca Durham

Rebecca Durham

Rebecca Durham is a writer, botanist, and artist. She holds degrees from Colby College and Oregon State University. Originally hailing from New England, she now lives in western Montana with her daughter and two cats. Her writing has appeared in Orion and MPG Publications, among others. Her botanical art has been featured at the Montana Natural History Center. She is a MFA candidate in Creative Writing at the University of Montana.

Rebecca
Durham

Shawna Ervin

Shawna Ervin

Shawna is a Pushcart nominee and has taught writing workshops for both adults and children. She is a member of Lighthouse Writers Workshop in Denver, where she recently graduated from the Book Project, a two-year intensive mentoring program. She is working on a memoir about her experience in foster care and adopting two kids from South Korea. Recent publications include poetry in Forge, and prose in Moon City Review, Willow Review, Existere, The Delmarva Review, The Diverse Arts Project, and Sliver of Stone.

Shawna Ervin

Shawna Ervin

Shawna is a Pushcart nominee and has taught writing workshops for both adults and children. She is a member of Lighthouse Writers Workshop in Denver, where she recently graduated from the Book Project, a two-year intensive mentoring program. She is working on a memoir about her experience in foster care and adopting two kids from South Korea. Recent publications include poetry in Forge, and prose in Moon City Review, Willow Review, Existere, The Delmarva Review, The Diverse Arts Project, and Sliver of Stone.

Shawna
Ervin

William J. Cobb

William J. Cobb

William J. Cobb is a novelist, short story writer, and essayist whose work has been published in The New Yorker, The Antioch Review, and many others. His three novels are The Bird Saviors (Unbridled Books 2012), Goodnight Texas (Unbridled Books 2006), and The Fire Eaters (W.W. Norton 1994), and his story collections are The Lousy Adult (Johns Hopkins UP 2013) and The White Tattoo (Ohio State UP 2002). He's reviewed books for The New York Times, the Houston Chronicle, and the Dallas Morning News. He teaches fiction writing at Penn State University, and lives in Pennsylvania and Colorado.

William J. Cobb

William J. Cobb

William J. Cobb is a novelist, short story writer, and essayist whose work has been published in The New Yorker, The Antioch Review, and many others. His three novels are The Bird Saviors (Unbridled Books 2012), Goodnight Texas (Unbridled Books 2006), and The Fire Eaters (W.W. Norton 1994), and his story collections are The Lousy Adult (Johns Hopkins UP 2013) and The White Tattoo (Ohio State UP 2002). He's reviewed books for The New York Times, the Houston Chronicle, and the Dallas Morning News. He teaches fiction writing at Penn State University, and lives in Pennsylvania and Colorado.

William J.
Cobb