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Adam Latham

Adam Latham

Adam Latham is the Associate Director of Marketing and Admission for the Sewanee Writers’ Conference. He graduated from the University of the South and holds a master's degree in publishing from New York University. His publishing and marketing experience includes working as director   of development for Folio Literary Management.

Email: allatham@sewanee.edu
Phone: 931-598-1654

Megan Roberts

Megan RobertsMegan Roberts is the Associate Director of Programs and Finance for the Sewanee Writers’ Conference. 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 their daughters, Millie and Jane.

Email: mgrobert@sewanee.edu
Phone: 931-598-1141

Norris Eppes

Norris Eppes‌Norris Eppes is an MFA candidate at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He was the 2014-15 Aiken Taylor Intern at the Sewanee Review and has written for Newsweek.

Samuel Fox

foxSamuel Fox has served as an assistant at the Union Literary Agency in New York and 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.

Amina Gautier

Amina Gautier Amina Gautier is an Assistant Professor at the University of Miami. She is the author of three award-winning short story collections: At-Risk, Now We Will Be Happy and The Loss of All Lost Things. At-Risk was awarded the Flannery O’Connor Award, The First Horizon Award, and the Eric Hoffer Legacy Fiction Award. Now We Will Be Happy was awarded the Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Fiction, the Florida Authors and Publishers Association President's Book Award, and a USA Best Book Award. The Loss of All Lost Things was awarded the Elixir Press Award in Fiction.‌

Daniel Groves

Groves‌Daniel 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

Heinen-Sewanee Photo(1)‌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

Hensel‌Hastings Hensel is the author of Winter Inlet, winner of the 2014-2015 Unicorn Press First Book Prize, and the chapbook Control Burn, winner of the Iron Horse Literary Review 2011 Single-Author Contest. His poems have appeared in storySouth, The Greensboro Review, Cave Wall, 32 Poems, and elsewhere. He lives in Murrells Inlet, SC and teaches in the English department at Coastal Carolina University.

Kate Jayroe

kate_jayroe‌Kate Jayroe is an MFA candidate at Portland State University and associate editor of Portland Review. A graduate of the University of the South, she is a previous editorial intern of Oxford American magazine. Fiction by Kate appears or is forthcoming in Still, Stirring, and The Gravity of the Thing.

Gwen E. Kirby

Gwen Kirby‌Gwen E. Kirby holds an MFA in fiction from Johns Hopkins University and is pursuing her PhD at the University of Cincinnati. Her stories have appeared in Southwest Review and Ninth Letter. She also works for the Sewanee Young Writers' Conference.

Chris Poole

Poole‌Chris 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 is currently an MFA student studying fiction at Emerson College, where he will also teach in the First-Year Writing Program this fall.

Melissa Range

Melissa Range WebMelissa Range’s first book of poems, Horse and Rider (Texas Tech University Press, 2010), won the 2010 Walt McDonald Prize in Poetry. Her second collection, Scriptorium, winner of the 2015 National Poetry Series, is forthcoming in 2016 from Beacon Press. Recent poems have appeared in 32 Poems, Image, Ecotone, and other journals. She is the recipient of a 2015 fellowship in poetry from the National Endowment for the Arts and an assistant professor of English at Lawrence University in Wisconsin.

Thomas Sanders

Thomas Sanders‌Thomas Sanders graduated from The University of the South, was a 2012 Sewanee Scholar in fiction, and worked for The Sewanee Review as the 2013-14 Aiken Taylor Intern. He is currently pursuing an MFA in fiction at the University of Florida.

Adam Vines

Vine‌Adam Vines is an Assistant Professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where he is Editor of Birmingham Poetry Review, Director of the English Honors Program, and Faculty Advisor of the UAB Fishing Team. He has published recent poems in The Kenyon Review, Poetry, Southwest Review, Gulf Coast, and Measure. He is author of The Coal Life (U of Arkansas P, 2012) and coauthor of According to Discretion (Unicorn Press, 2015).