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 NYU. His stories have appeared in Mississippi Review and Blackbird.
Megan 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.
Brittany K. Allen
Brittany K. Allen is a New York-based writer and performer. Her essays and short fiction are published or forthcoming in Catapult, The Toast, The Tishman Review (Pushcart Prize Nominee), Mercer Street, and elsewhere. Brittany is also a member of Youngblood, the Obie-award-winning emerging playwrights collective at Ensemble Studio Theatre. Her plays include Redwood (Finalist: Van Lier New Voices Fellowship, Semifinalist: Playwrights Realm) and The Late Greats. Brittany attended the Sewanee Writers' Conference on a Georges and Anne Borchardt Scholarship for fiction in 2016. BFA, NYU-Tisch.
Norris 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 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 is the author of three award-winning short story collections: At-Risk (University of Georgia Press, 2011), Now We Will Be Happy (University of Nebraska Press, 2014) and The Loss of All Lost Things (Elixir Press, 2016). 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, a USA Best Book Award, and a National Silver Medal IPPY Award. The Loss of All Lost Things was awarded the Elixir Press Award in Fiction and the Chicago Public Library’s 21st Century Award. A graduate of Stanford University and the University of Pennsylvania, Gautier is currently an Associate Professor of English at the University of Miami, where she teaches in the MFA program. She lives in Miami and Chicago and is a former Conference Tennessee Williams Scholar and Walter E. Dakin Fellow.
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 Florida Review, Cimarron Review, Arroyo, Pilgrimage, The Boiler, Tusculum Review, and elsewhere, and has received special mention from the Pushcart Prize. He teaches writing and publishing courses at the College of Charleston, where he is the managing editor for Crazyhorse.
Hastings 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 is co-editor-in-chief of Portland Review and works at Powell's City of Books. She was a 2014 Sewanee Scholar in Fiction and completed an editorial internship with Oxford American Magazine. Her work can be found at NANO Fiction, Hobart, Joyland's Medium, and elsewhere.
Gwen E. Kirby
Gwen E. Kirby's stories appear or are forthcoming in Southwest Review, Ninth Letter, New Ohio Review, Mississippi Review, and Midwestern Gothic. She holds an MFA from Johns Hopkins University and is currently pursuing her PhD at the University of Cincinnati.
Ananda Lima holds an MA in Linguistics from UCLA. She has taught language and linguistics at UCLA and The Montclair State University. She was a mentee in the AWP Writer to Writer Program and her work has appeared in The American Poetry Review. Ananda is currently working on a poetry collection and a novel set in Brasilia, where she grew up as the daughter of migrants from Northeast Brazil. She lives in New Jersey with her husband and their son.
Chris Poole is from Harrison, Tennessee, and received an MFA in fiction from Emerson College. He has had stories published by Apt, Flavorwire, Waccamaw, and has one forthcoming in the Gettysburg Review.
Thomas 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 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).