Jennifer Baros, Editor
Jennifer is writing her Master’s thesis in English at ENMU and holds a B.A. in Psychology from University of Alaska Anchorage. She studies theology, skates at her local roller rink, skis, scuba dives, and summits fourteeners when not writing. Jennifer has published short fiction and was awarded the 2014 ENMU Writers’ Retreat Top Honors for Poetry. Her chapbook, re/ integration, is a Cathexis Northwest Press finalist. Jennifer currently shares her writing space with her husband, children, and two silver Labradors just outside of Denver, Colorado.
Andrea Ramos, Assistant Editor
Andrea is studying English with a focus on creative writing, particularly poetry. She recently released a poetry collection this year, Gritty. She is interested in the latinx experience, lgbtq, and intersectional feminist and environmental issues in her studies and writing. She currently resides in California as a sub assistant for her high school district.
Alexandria Crowson, Assistant Editor
Originally from Winslow, Arizona, Alexandria is pursuing a Master’s in English at ENMU. She loves to travel, but spends her days helping students find their unique voice at the ENMU Writing Center, and advocates for residents as a Hall Director for ENMU.
Michael Rizza, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Creative Writing
Michael James Rizza, is the author of the award-winning novel Cartilage and Skin (2013) and a monograph The Topographical Imagination of Jameson, Baudrillard, and Foucault (2015). He has published academic articles on Don DeLillo, Milan Kundera, Harold Frederic, Adrienne Rich, and Hamlin Garland. His short fiction has appeared in A Clean, Well-Lighted Place, Switchback, and Curbside Splendor. He has won various awards for his writing, including a fellowship from the New Jersey Council on the Arts and the Starcherone Prize for Innovative Fiction. He is currently at work on a novel called Heirs to the Dead Author and a book-length study of postmodern masculinity in the works of DeLillo, Auster, and others.
Lindsay Tigue, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Creative Writing and English
Lindsay Tigue is the author of System of Ghosts, which was the winner of the Iowa Poetry Prize, was shortlisted for Julie Suk Award, and was a finalist for both the Foreword INDIES Book Award and the Eric Hoffer First Horizon Award for a book by a debut author. She writes poetry and fiction and her work appears in Prairie Schooner, Blackbird, Verse Daily, Poetry Daily, Rattle, diode, Indiana Review and Hayden’s Ferry Review, among other journals. She was a Tennessee Williams scholar at the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, a James Merrill fellow at the Vermont Studio Center, and a former assistant to the editors at the Georgia Review. She is a graduate of both the MFA program in Creative Writing and Environment at Iowa State University and the PhD program in English/Creative Writing at the University of Georgia.