Megan Roberts is the Sewanee Writers’ Conference administrator. A 2003 graduate of the University of the South, she received her MFA in fiction from the Sewanee School of Letters in 2013. She lives in Sewanee with her husband Haynes and daughter Millie.
Adam Latham, admissions and creative writing administrator of the Sewanee Writers' Conference, graduated from the University of the South and attended the Conference as a Sewanee Scholar in fiction. He holds a master's degree in publishing from New York University, where he received the Oscar Dystel Fellowship. His publishing and marketing experience includes working as director of development for Folio Literary Management.
Amy Arthur’s work has appeared in the Birmingham Poetry Review, Iron Horse Literary Review, and Mead Magazine. She holds an MFA in poetry from Johns Hopkins University, where she also teaches and works as an editorial assistant to The Hopkins Review. During the summer she serves as Summer Director for the Sewanee Young Writers' Conference.
Elisa Faison is a PhD student studying post-1945 American prose and poetry at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She attended the University of the South, where she worked on staff at the University Writing Center and the Sewanee School of Letters. After graduating in 2011, she attended the Conference as a Sewanee Scholar in playwriting. She currently teaches Rhetoric and Composition at UNC and works as a forum editor for Ethos Review.
Samuel Fox is an assistant at the Union Literary Agency in New York and previously served as an intern with The Paris Review. He is a 2012 graduate of the University of the South, where he worked on staff at the Sewanee School of Letters, the Sewanee Young Writers' Conference, and the University Writing Center.
Isabel Galbraith works for LivingSocial in Washington, DC. Her poems have appeared in FIELD, Birmingham Poetry Review, and The Sewanee Theological Review.
Daniel Groves is the author of The Lost Boys (VQR Poetry Series/University of Georgia Press, 2010). His poems have appeared in Paris Review, Yale Review, Poetry, and elsewhere.
Jonathan Bohr Heinen
Jonathan Bohr Heinen's writing has appeared in the Florida Review, Arroyo, and Cimarron Review. He teaches writing and publishing courses at the College of Charleston, where he is the managing editor of Crazyhorse.
Hastings Hensel is the author of a chapbook, Control Burn. His poems have appeared in The Greensboro Review, Cave Wall, 32 Poems, Gray's Sporting Journal, and elsewhere. He lives in Murrells Inlet, SC and teaches at Coastal Carolina University.
Gwen E. Kirby
Gwen E. Kirby holds an MFA in fiction from Johns Hopkins University, where she currently teaches. Her stories have been finalists for the Zoetrope: All Story and the Indiana Review short fiction competitions. She also works for the Sewanee Young Writers' Conference.
Emilia Phillips is the author of Signaletics (University of Akron Press, 2013, Editor’s Choice for the 2012 Akron Poetry Prize) and two chapbooks. Her poetry appears in AGNI, Gulf Coast, Hayden’s Ferry Review, The Kenyon Review, Narrative, and elsewhere. A native of Chattanooga, Tennessee, she is the 2013–2014 Emerging Writer Lecturer at Gettysburg College.
Chris Poole is from Harrison, Tennessee and graduated from the University of the South in 2011 with a degree in English and Russian. His stories have been published by Waccamaw and Flavorwire.com. He will begin his first year at Emerson College’s MFA program this fall.
Melissa Range’s first book of poems, Horse and Rider (Texas Tech University Press, 2010), won the 2010 Walt McDonald Prize in Poetry. Her poems have appeared in 32 Poems, Image, New England Review, The Paris Review, and other journals. Originally from East Tennessee, she’s completing her PhD in English at the University of Missouri. This summer, she will be a Fellow at the American Antiquarian Society, where she will be researching the abolitionist movement.
Thomas Sanders graduated from The University of the South and was a 2012 Sewanee Scholar in fiction. He works for The Sewanee Review as the 2013-14 Aiken Taylor Intern.
Adam Vines is an assistant professor of English at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where he is editor of Birmingham Poetry Review. He has published recent poems or has poems forthcoming in Poetry, Southwest Review, 32 Poems, Gulf Coast, among others. His collection of poetry is The Coal Life (University of Arkansas Press). The Alabama State Council on the Arts awarded him a 2013 Individual Artist Fellowship.
Caki Wilkinson teaches at Rhodes College. Her poems have appeared in The Atlantic, Poetry, Yale Review, and other journals. Her collection Circles Where the Head Should Be (UNT Press, 2011) won the 2010 Vassar Miller Prize. She won the 2013 Frost Farm Prize and is the recipient of the 2013 Lexi Rudnitsky/Editor’s Choice Award. Her forthcoming collection will be published by Persea Books in 2014.