Board of Directors

  • Chair, Stephanie Vanderslice, Professor and Director of Arkansas Writers MFA Workshop, University of Central Arkansas
  • Vice Chair of Publications, James Ryan, Graduate Teaching Assistant in English, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Vice Chair of Membership, Phong Nguyen, Professor of English and Miller Family Endowed Chair of Writing, University of Missouri
  • Vice Chair of Research & Development, Graeme Harper, Professor and Dean of the Honors College, Oakland University
  • Secretary, Trent Hergenrader, Assistant Professor of English, Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Treasurer, Rachel Haley Himmelheber, Professor of Creative Writing and Chair, Creative Writing Program, Warren Wilson College
  • Board member, Dianne Donnelly, College of Arts & Sciences Assistant Dean of Research, University of South Florida
  • Board member, Tim Mayers, Associate Professor of English, Millersville University
  • Board member, Jen Webb, Distinguished Professor of Creative Practice, University of Canberra

Initial Working Group and Advisors

  • Darin Ciccotelli, Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Composition, Soka University
  • Katharine Haake, Professor of English, California State University, Northridge
  • Tonya Hegamin, Assistant Professor of English, City University of New York, Medgar Evers College
  • Jeri Kroll, Professor and Dean of Graduate Research, Flinders University
  • Anna Leahy, Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Research, Chapman University
  • Prageeta Sharma, Professor of English, University of Montana
  • Julie Platt, Assistant Professor of English, University of Arkansas at Monticello
  • Karen Babine, Concordia College