David Madden

David Madden’s latest novel is London Bridge in Plague and Fire. His third book of stories, The Last Bizarre Tale, comes out soon.  Touching the Web of Southern Writers is a collection of essays about encounters with writers, in the flesh and only in the Word.

Peter Schmitt

Peter Schmitt is the author of five collections of poems: Renewing the Vows, from David Robert Books; Hazard Duty, and Country Airport (Copper Beech Press); and two chapbooks, Incident in an Apartment Complex: A Suite of Voices, and To Disappear, from Pudding House.    He has received The Lavan Award from The Academy of American […]

Christopher Bundrick

Christopher Bundrick teaches English at the University of South Carolina Lancaster. His research includes work on the fiction of Harry Crews, Charles Chesnutt, Mary Murfree, and Thomas Nelson Page.

Donna Meredith

After 29 years of teaching high school English, journalism, and TV production in West Virginia and Georgia, Donna Meredith retired to provide a more convenient door-opening service for her Pomeranians. When she isn’t responding to yaps, she writes. With advanced degrees in both English and journalism, Donna has also participated in graduate fiction writing workshops […]

Philip K. Jason

Philip K. Jason, Professor Emeritus of English from the U. S. Naval Academy, has published twenty books and now reviews for several national and regional periodicals, including Florida Weekly. He is the author of five volumes of poetry and the co-author of the Creative Writer’s Handbook, now in its 5th edition.   Learn more by visiting […]

Matthew Simmons

Matt Simmons was born and raised in Whiteville, NC.  He lived in Raleigh for eight years, where he went to college at North Carolina State University, roasted coffee for a living, and developed a taste for single-malt Scotch.  Currently a Ph.D. student in English at the University of South Carolina, Matt and his wife live […]

Adele Annesi

  Adele Annesi is an award-winning editor and writer. Her articles, columns, and stories appear in newspapers, magazines, blogs and literary journals, including 34th Parallel, The Fairfield Review, and The Pittsburgh Quarterly. She has contributed to The Circle and the Italian-American literary journal Pyramid, and her short fiction appeared in an anthology for Fairfield University. […]

Kerry Madden

In addition to penning superb works of  journalism  for Los Angeles Times, Salon, LA Weekly, and Sierra Club Magazine, Kerry Madden has written plays, screenplays, and six books including Offsides, a New York Library Pick for 1997, and Writing Smarts: A Girl’s Guide to Writing Great Poetry, Stories, School Reports, and More!, published by the […]