ASSOCIATE EDITOR | PROOFREADER
SPECIAL PROJECTS EDITOR
EMILY SMITH GILBERT
LOU ANN WALKER
publisher: robert reeves
Robert Reeves is the Associate Provost of the Stony Brook Southampton MFA Program in Creative Writing and Film. He is the author of two critically acclaimed novels, Peeping Thomas and Doubting Thomas, as well as screenplays, short fiction, essays, and literary criticism.
Associate publisher: carla caglioti
Carla Caglioti is the Executive Director of Southampton Graduate Arts and founding Associate Director of the Stony Brook Southampton MFA in Writing and Literature. She is also an Assistant Dean at Stony Brook Southampton. Her work has appeared in The Scrub Oak Review, Proteus, Letters from Ninevah and The Southampton Review.
editor-in-chief: emily smith gilbert
Emily Smith Gilbert’s short fiction, creative nonfiction, and book reviews have appeared in CONSEQUENCE Online, Fiction Writers Review, The Greensboro Review, TSR: The Southampton Review, and the Waterhouse Review.
POetry editor: cornelius eady
Cornelius Eady is the author of several books of poetry, including the critically acclaimed Hardheaded Weather, Victims of the Latest Dance Craze, and The Gathering of My Name, which was nominated for the 1992 Pulitzer Prize. With poet Toi Derricote, Eady is cofounder of Cave Canem, a national organization for African American poetry and poets. He is the recipient of an NEA Fellowship in Literature, a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship in Poetry, a Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship to Bellagio, Italy, and The Prairie Schooner Strousse Award.
Fiction Editor: Amy Hempel
Amy Hempel is the author of four story collections, including Reasons to Live, At the Gates of the Animal Kingdom, Tumble Home, and The Dog of the Marriage. A 2017 inductee to the American Academy of Arts and Letters, Hempel is also a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; a Guggenheim Fellow; and the recipient of the Hobson Award, a USA Fellowship grant, the Rea Award for the Short Story, and the PEN/Malamud Award for Short Fiction.
Associate Editor/proofreader: Vanessa Cuti
Vanessa Cuti’s fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in the Kenyon Review, Beloit Fiction Journal, TSR: The Southampton Review, Hobart, Word Riot, and others. She received her MFA in Creative Writing and Literature from Stony Brook Southampton.
art director: anita M. kusick
Anita Kusick is a highly-skilled graphic designer as well as a fine art painter with Plein Air Peconic. An astute marketing communications pro, Anita has worked on various projects for clients such as Lockheed Martin, America Online, Martha Stewart Living, Vonage, Computer Associates, and Cablevision, among others. More information about Anita Kusick is available at her website, AnitaKusick.com.
FOUNDIng editor-in-chief: lou ann walker
Lou Ann Walker is the Director of Stony Brook Southampton’s MFA Program in Creative Writing and Literature. Her memoir, A Loss for Words, won a Christopher Award. Her other books includeHand, Heart & Mind. Her fiction and nonfiction has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Esquire, and Life. Walker was formerly an editor at Esquire and New York Magazine.