Managing Editor Allen Mendenhall Publishes “Writers on Writing”

Managing editor Allen Mendenhall has published Writers on Writing: Conversations with Allen Mendenhall.  The publisher, Red Dirt Press, describes the book as follows:  As a lawyer, Allen Mendenhall asks questions. As a writer, he’s interested in the craft. Combine these two and you get this, a collection of writers discussing writing. Writers on Writing: Conversations with Allen […]

Jessica Williams

Jessica Williams has a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from The University of Alabama. She has several years of career experience in the legal field as well as investigative services. A native of Grand Bay, Alabama, she lives in Central Florida with her husband and young son where she is a freelance writer, a […]

Fred Chappell

Fred Chappell is one of North Carolina’s most prolific writers.  His long list of credits includes fiction, short stories, poetry, and criticism. He was born in Canton, a small town in western North Carolina.  He attended Duke University and was a beloved professor of English for 40 years at UNC-Greensboro.  He served as North Carolina’s […]

Phyllis Wilson Moore

Phyllis Wilson Moore, an avid reader of books set in the South, is a native of Waynesburg, Pennsylvania. In 1953 she moved across the Mason-Dixon Line to attend nursing school and college and stayed. Like Robert Gipe, she is a product of the Hindman Settlement School Appalachian Writers Workshop. A poet and writer, she researches West […]

Brandy Renee McCann

Brandy Renee McCann writes both creatively and scientifically about intimacy, aging, and Appalachia. She has a MA in English and a PhD in Human Development, both from Virginia Tech. Brandy’s recent short story, “Of A Certain Age,” can be found in The Dead Mule. Brandy currently lives in southern Vermont with her husband, sons, and […]

Susan Cushman

Susan Cushman is author of a novel, Cherry Bomb, and memoir, Tangles and Plaques: A Mother and Daughter Face Alzheimer’s, and editor of Southern Writers on Writing and A Second Blooming: Becoming the Women We Are Meant to Be. Her essays have appeared in four anthologies and numerous journals and magazines. She was co-director of […]

James Baresel

James Baresel has a Master of Arts in philosophy from Franciscan University and a Bachelor of Arts in history from the University of Cincinnati.  He has taught high school classes in English, Latin and the history of art and now works as a freelance writer.

Anya Krugovoy Silver

Anya Krugovoy Silver is a poet living in Macon, Georgia.   She is the author of four books of poetry, The Ninety-Third Name of God (2010), I Watched You Disappear (2014), and From Nothing (2016), all published by the Louisiana State University Press.  Her fourth book, Second Bloom, was published in 2017 as part of the Poiema Series of poetry by Cascade […]