september 2019 (3)

Jennifer Baros, Editor

An M.A. candidate at ENMU, Jennifer’s fiction appears in The Dime Show Review, and her poetry can be found in The Hole in the Head Review, Riza Publishing’s #projecthealthylove, Trade West Review, and Voices. Her chapbook, re/integration, was a Cathexis Northwest finalist. Jennifer writes amid the chaos created by the two teenagers and silver Labradors she shares with her spouse just outside Denver, Colorado.




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.




Tiara Bollig, Assistant Editor  

Originally hailing from Kansas, Tiara is pursing her MA in English at ENMU. She has has publications in both poetry and short fiction which can be found in Lines from the Middle of Nowhere 2018 & 2019, and in The Kansas Anthology of Emerging Poets 2019. After graduation, she hopes to pursue a career in publishing as an editor or in non-profits as a grant writer.




Katherine Perelas, Graphic DesignerKatherine

Katherine Perelas is a student at ENMU studying graphic design and marketing. She is currently working as the lead graphic artist of Campus Life.  She likes being creative whether that mean taking photos, sketching, or creating the posters that come out of her




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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.


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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 SchoonerBlackbird, Verse DailyPoetry DailyRattlediodeIndiana 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.

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