Andrew Feld is the author of Citizen, a National Poetry Series selection, published by HarperCollins in 2004 and Raptor, University of Chicago Press, 2012. His honors include the “Discovery”/The Nation Award and a Wallace Stegner Fellowship from Stanford University. His poetry has appeared in The Yale Review, Poetry, The Iowa Review, Pushcart: Best of the Small Presses and The Best American Poetry. He is an Associate Professor at the University of Washington, where he directs the Creative Writing Program and serves as the Editor-in-Chief of The Seattle Review.
Gabrielle Bates, Managing Editor
Gabrielle Bates is a poet, writer, and visual artist from Birmingham, Alabama, currently living in Seattle, where she works at Open Books: A Poem Emporium. Her poems and poetry comics appear in Poetry, The New Yorker, New England Review, jubilat, the Missouri Review Poem of the Week, Black Warrior Review, and the Best of the Net anthology, among other journals. She also serves on the editorial board of Poetry Northwest and Broadsided Press. The recipient of awards and fellowships from the Bread Loaf Writers Conference, Hugo House, and the Mineral School Artist Residency, you can find her at www.gabriellebat.es or on twitter (@GabrielleBates).
Marianne Manzler, Poetry Editor
Marianne Manzler is a writer originally from the heartland of Cincinnati, Ohio. After completing her BA in English at The Ohio State University, she spent three years teaching & designing leadership events in New York City, before moving abroad to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to teach and sweat and write.
She is currently pursuing her MFA in Creative Writing at the University of Washington, where she co-founded the Black Jaw Literary Series and serves as the Prose Editor for the Seattle Review. She was recently named a prose finalist in Fourth Genre's 2018 Steinberg Essay Contest and New South's 2018 Writing Contest, and has received fellowships and awards from The University of Washington, The Ohio State University, and the U.S. Fulbright program. She now lives in Seattle, Washington.
Piper Lane, Prose Editor
Piper Lane was born and raised in a small Alaskan town and bred to chase fish home each summer. She still commercial fishes in the last wild fishery on earth, Bristol Bay. She currently resides in Seattle as an MFA candidate at the University of Washington and curates two reading series, Black Jaw and Castalia. She has an affinity for collecting bones from tide lines and the wild sides of country roads, and writes back against the literary archetypes of lone men conquering wild spaces, the white hegemonic heroes of the Last Frontier. Her work has appeared in Litro, The Missing Slate and BlazeVox and she was named a finalist for both the Bellingham Review’s Tobias Wolff award for fiction and Nimrod International literary award.