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Contributors

Vol. 4.1 | Spring 2017

  • Christopher “C. J.” Carney is a sophomore Political Science major and Urban Planning minor at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. In his spare time, he enjoys writing, reading, watching Netflix, and hanging out with friends.

  • Madison Casey is a freshman Creative Writing major at Miami University. She is from Chicago, Illinois, and will endlessly argue that no other place has better deep-dish pizza. Her favorite hobbies include soccer, photography, and watching horror movies.

  • Eleanor Chambers is a senior Professional Writing major at Miami University. She loves to travel and is fascinated with exploring different cultures around the world.
  • Chaze Copeland is a senior at Miami University, working toward his Creative Writing degree. His post-graduate plans include delaying the inevitable flow of life by earning a Master’s. He’s a Chicano writer working on a magical realism collection as well as a memoir. Writing in third person makes him feel weird, so if you want to know more about him, visit him at chazecopeland.com.

  • Caroline Diana hails from Boston and is currently a senior at Miami University, where she studies Journalism and Professional Writing. When she's not in school, you can find Caroline soaking up the sun on Cape Cod.

  • Annie Eyre is a freshman Creative Writing major at Miami University. Her favorite activities include writing, FaceTiming her dogs, and watching TV shows for hours on end.
  • Currently a senior at Miami University, James Harris is working on his Individualized Studies degree (focus in animal behavior) and a minor in Creative Writing. In his short time at Miami, he has won the Creative Scientific Writing Award and is now performing his own research on the gray squirrel. After graduation, he hopes to find a job in zookeeping as well as conservational research and scientific writing.
  • Haley Hopkins is a junior English Literature and Creative Writing double major at Miami University. She works as a consultant at the Howe Center for Writing Excellence and is a recipient of the Daniel and Margaret Bookwalter Award in Creative Writing. When she isn't reading or writing, you can probably find her watching Netflix, eating guacamole, or looking at pictures of huskies on the internet.

  • Ellen Kahle is a sophomore Journalism and Sports Management double major at Miami University with a passion for North Carolina basketball. She hopes to eventually work in UNC's basketball offices but knows that is a pretty big aspiration. Therefore, Ellen is shooting to work at the ACC network or help in the creation of ESPN's 30 for 30 films.

  • Sam Keeling is a Creative Writing major straight outta Columbus who spends a lot of time reading, watching, and listening to things. He reads and writes more entertainment journalism than most people consume normal entertainment. If that is sad, he is okay with it.

  • Leah Kuntz is an aspiring writer, avid reader, and enthusiastic traveler. She is currently studying Creative Writing and Art History at Miami University and will be studying in London this summer

  • John Meade is currently in his senior year as a Professional Writing and Creative Writing major at Miami University. Hailing from Lexington, Kentucky, he enjoys the wilderness of the Appalachian area that he grew up around in his youth. If he is not out enjoying nature or in class, he can be found consuming media content or writing some of his own material.

  • Lauren Miles is a first-year Creative Writing major at Miami University. She would love to travel through space, but since safe and reliable intergalactic Star Trek-esque travel is not yet available, she’s quite happy to write about the stars instead.

  • Megan Mooney is currently a junior at Miami University majoring in Creative Writing. She loves reading books and drinking coffee. She also loves hanging out with friends who are steaming hot and wrapped in a portable to-go cup. No, wait, that’s just more coffee. She doesn’t have a problem.

  • Melissa Phillips is a freshman Professional Writing major and German minor from Mason, Ohio. Alongside her passion for writing, she enjoys traveling, performing arts, and anything Disney. When not busy supervising various locations for the Kings Island Admissions Department, Melissa can be found sitting in King Library—caramel macchiato in hand, of course—studying and writing the night away.

  • Tyler Rigg is a senior Journalism and Professional Writing major. He enjoys running, reading, writing, and music (yes, all genres). When he’s not doing one of these four things, you can assume he is either sleeping or dead. He enjoys writing alternate history novels and hopes to make it to publication in the future.

  • Fitz Roddy is a sophomore at Miami University majoring in Marketing in the Farmer School of Business. Besides English, some of his favorite things are movies, reading, music, and the Chicago Cubs. Fitz hopes to work in either Chicago or Los Angeles after graduation.

  • Kelsy Schultz is a junior Creative Writing and Pre-Medical studies co-major from Michigan with hopes of attend medical school upon graduation. She is also the president of the Miami Waterski Club, a lover of all things pumpkin all year round, an avid book reader (when there is time to spare), and a firm believer that “everything happens for a reason.”

  • Hannah Spector is a freshman at Miami University. She is currently in the University Studies program with interests spanning from politics to children to nutrition and health. She also enjoys running, Americas' salads, and any 20-minute period of free time that can be spent watching The Office.

  • Kate Stoneburner is a senior at Miami University with a double major in Professional Writing and Strategic Communications. She is currently the president of an all-female a cappella group and a pianist for Cobblestone Community Church. She is trying to kick her Netflix habit and find a career in grant writing or copywriting before graduation.

  • Mitch Sutfin is a junior at Miami University, pursuing a double major in Creative Writing and Media & Culture. He’d like to be a screenwriter and/or standup comedian someday, as he thinks both would be equally fulfilling. In the meantime, his days are spent like so many other writing majors’: writing, listening to music, and working at a restaurant.

  • Kendra Tuttle is a sophomore at Miami University with a major in AYA (Adolescent Young Adult) Language Arts Education. She is an active member of Miami HELPS and Project Kids Network. She enjoys writing, reading, gardening, and being outdoors in her free time.
  • Reece Watanabe is a sophomore at Miami University, majoring in Business and minoring in Spanish. His overall aim is to write thoroughly and reflectively, conveying ideas and advocating his points directly to the reader. Other than his academic goals, Reece is a nerd enjoying angst-riled alternative rock, getting overly into karaoke at the bar, and being way too overly into Pokemon on the Gameboy Color.


    Vol. 3.1 | Spring 2016

  • Maci Alf is a senior at Miami University graduating in May. She has previously been published in Happy Captive Magazine and is the web designer for Diversity University, an online artistic magazine. Besides writing, Maci enjoys media work. She is currently the producer for the short film Limbo and is employed as a writer for WLWT Channel 5 News.

  • Lauren Bauman is a creative writing major, exploring what it means to live and breathe writing; however, she would not recommend inhaling paper or laptops. Her interests include stress-relieving activities and learning about random things to spark story ideas. She also enjoys traveling that requires a passport. Visit her online at Goats on a Roof.

  • Alison Block is a junior at Miami University, majoring in Professional Writing and minoring in Literature and German. In addition to fine pieces of literature, she loves movies, traveling, and being outdoors. Her favorite forms of procrastination are Netflix, cooking, playing with her dog, and being relentlessly social.

  • Ashlee Center is a senior in the Professional Writing program at Miami University. She enjoys creating imagined backgrounds for the various characters she has met throughout her life. She loves to help other writers capture and develop their ideas.

  • Darice Chapel is a Journalism and Creative Writing double major at Miami University. She is also the president of Love You Like A Sister (L.Y.L.A.S.) and secretary of the Black Student Action Association.

  • Christian Corpora is a writer for screen, stage, and page. Currently a senior studying Creative Writing at Miami University, he regularly performs improv comedy with the team Sketched Out and is currently producing Sketchtastrophe: A Sketch Comedy Revue. His creative endeavors have fueled his passion for both filmed and live entertainment.

  • Kenzie Delaney is a sophomore English Professional Writing major at Miami University. Her favorite hobby is curling up with her cat, some tea, and a good book. She is hoping to contribute to the publishing industry after graduation.

  • Blair Donovan is junior Professional Writing and Journalism double major. She enjoys writing, reading magazines, eating macaroni and cheese, and binge watching Netflix. She hopes to get a job working at a fashion magazine after college.

  • Ashley Frahm is a junior in the Professional Writing major and Sociology minor at Miami University. She participates on the varsity track and field team, as well as in Cru, a.k.a. Campus Crusade for Christ. When she can find the time, she loves to relax by reading, hammocking, or watching Netflix. Mostly the latter.

  • Jake Grace is in his third year at Miami University, seeking a degree in Creative Writing. An avid reader, he hopes to pursue a career in literature. When you don’t find him reading a book, you can find him looking for one.

  • Thomas Gurinskas is a Creative and Professional Writing double major at Miami University. He’s not sure when he’s going to graduate, but it’s not going to be on time. He likes to live-snap the books he’s reading for his friends on Snapchat to see. Sometimes, if he deems the comments witty enough, he posts the snaps to his blog. Follow his reviews online here.

  • Ellen Hancock is a Professional Writing major at Miami University where she writes for Miami Quarterly and plans events with Miami Activities and Programming (MAP). She is currently a junior and is planning to attend law school in the near future.

  • Trevor Jones is a junior English: Professional Writing and Strategic Communication double major at Miami University. In his free time, he enjoys playing intramural soccer and “geeking out” over musical theatre.

  • Kayla Love is a fiction writer who has been published in such platforms as 321 Lit Mag, Great Reads Magazine, and the Gateway to Imagination anthology. She studies Journalism and Creative Writing at Miami University and is on staff with Diversity University Magazine and The Crucible. She is currently opening up a literary magazine for women artists called Doll House Writer.

  • Tom Mullenix is a 15th-level writer (out of 100), a 4th-level copywriter, and a 6th-level warlock. He’s currently studying Creative Writing and Philosophy at Miami University and will use any excuse to write about comic book characters or wizards. Any excuse. Visit him online at tommullenix.com.

  • Katie O’Malley is a junior Strategic Communications and Professional Writing Major who is from Dayton, Ohio. Her favorite activities include shopping, eating pizza, and watching criminal investigation shows.

  • Andrew Polack is a rising super senior at Miami University studying Creative Writing and Media & Culture. His hobbies include microwaving the majority of his food, wearing the same pants two days in a row, and live-tweeting his bathroom breaks. He aspires someday to make it big in Hollywood, but for now he'll settle for being mediocre in Ohio. Visit his travel blog and travel-themed Instagram.

  • Sarah Shroyer is a freshman honors student at Miami University. She is majoring in English Literature and has a wide variety of interests including, (not surprisingly) reading and writing. She also enjoys field hockey, watching movies, and meeting new people.

  • Devon Shuman is currently a sophomore at Miami University with a double major in Creative Writing and Professional Writing. While he is certainly an avid reader and writer, he also identifies as an adventurous traveler, a lover of the outdoors, and a fervent supporter of the Oxford comma.

  • Abbey Sanderson is a student at Miami University studying Public Relations and Professional Writing. She is working to become a member of the Publishing Industry as a public relations specialist for novels and novelists. In her spare time, Abbey enjoys working with her sorority’s philanthropy and traveling abroad.

  • Kaleigh Talaganis is a senior at Miami University, pursuing a degree in Professional Writing and Business Legal Studies. She aspires to be an attorney, but would also enjoy editing or working with digital text. In her free time she enjoys spending time with friends and watching sports.

  • Nick Vargo is a Russian and International Studies double major at Miami University. When not desperately looking for food and drink, he enjoys reading and writing in both Russian and English. Did I mention he likes scary movies and video games?

  • Emily Westerfield is a junior studying creative writing and philosophy at Miami University. Among her quirks are her fascination for hedgehogs and (charming) lack of computer skills. Her aspirations include becoming a certified hot yoga instructor, learning to speak Russian, and managing to one morning snag a booth by the window at Kofenya.

    Vol. 2.2 | Fall 2015

  • Megan Ashdown is currently a senior studying Professional Writing at Miami University. In her spare time, she likes to read, watch television, or hang out with friends.

  • Boyoung Choi is currently a Creative Writing major and a Chinese minor at Miami University. She likes animals, coffee, fun stories and sleeping all day.

  • Emily Kaminski is a fan of books, bacon, and boys with accents. She spends most of her time trying to convince Miami University to give her degrees in both Creative Writing and English Literature. You can usually find her at King Library or any ice cream establishment, avoiding her responsibilities and watching Netflix.

  • Lauren McKenzie is a student at Miami University, pursuing a degree in Interactive Media Studies. She loves all things related to technology (especially when it involves 3D modeling), but can’t deny the pleasure of relaxing with a good hardcover book.

  • Ilena Meyer is a senior English major at Miami University. She writes short stories and dabbles in screenwriting.

  • Mayu Nakano is currently a junior majoring in Creative Writing and Japanese at Miami University. She is both an avid reader and writer of Young Adult fiction. Her interests also include culture and books in English translation.
  • Morgan Rose Pearl was born in Lake Forest, Illinois, and grew up in Denver, Colorado. She recently moved to Oxford, Ohio, to attend Miami University and earn an English degree. Growing up, she and her family drove to the mountains every weekend in Colorado to ski and spent summers in Nantucket. She loves to write and enjoys writing mostly fictional pieces, as it allows her to be creative and spontaneous.

  • Jessica Port is a third year student at Miami University, studying both Creative Writing and Literature. She loves reading, writing, and playing endless amounts of video games in her spare time. She has had two short works previously published in school magazines, with plenty more to come.

  • Zach Sharb is a Creative Writing major at Miami University. His interests include producing music, cooking scrambled eggs, and imagining hypothetical situations. He really is more grown up than he looks.

  • Samantha Silber will graduate from Miami University in May 2015 with a B.A. in Professional and Creative Writing. She has interned with the Department of Education, Miami’s College of Arts and Science, and the Thurber House. Sam likes editing, singing with the car radio, chatting up fictional characters, and traveling as much as she can.

  • Joy Snow is a senior creative writing student at Miami University. She enjoys playing in Magic: The Gathering tournaments and dressing up in costumes and going to anime conventions with all her nerd friends. She lives with a cardboard cutout of Ronald Reagan, who she claims is the best roommate she's ever had.

    Vol. 2.1 | Spring 2015

  • Olivia Augspurger is a sophomore English Creative Writing major. She is an avid reader and writer, when she can manage to find time to sit down and push past the writer’s block. Her hobbies include dancing, reading (of course), and suffering through writing the occasional brief bio.

  • Joey Battista is a senior English: Professional Writing major and Marketing minor here at Miami. In his free time he enjoys leisurely writing and participating in intramural sports on campus. Joey spends his summers at his beach house in Maryland working and enjoying photography. Three of his photos have been published.

  • Benjamin Byrd is a fourth year Creative Writing major. An avid comic book reader and gamer Ben hopes to pursue storytelling in any possible medium as well as maintaining a healthy interest in music.

  • Jordan Case is a graduating English Literature student with a minor in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. She really enjoys reading, writing, and binge-watching shows on Netflix. While she's looking forward to graduation, she is still figuring out what's next. Isn't everybody?

  • Christopher “Kit” Collins is a Professional Writing and Psychology double major with a minor in Neuroscience. He’s an avid writer, researcher, and photographer. His dogs are named after Batman characters and he likes to read minimalist, satirical writing. He plans to teach, write, and practice as a psychologist.

  • Rob Johnson is currently a junior studying English Literature at Miami University. Rob enjoys reading many different genres of books, watching TV, and playing soccer.

  • Kaitlin Kaiser is a junior at Miami University, where she studies Creative Writing. She speaks only in movie quotes and has an appreciation for the finer things in life, such as perfectly carbonated Diet Coke and books that don’t necessarily end happily.

  • Marissa Lane is a 19-year-old notebook addict (and Creative Writing and Literature double major) based in the extensive cornfields of Ohio. She’s a huge fan of Sharpie pens, red lipstick, feminism, paperback books, coffee, yoga, cat videos, and potato chips. Chronic procrastinator, listmaker, and overachiever; recovering perfectionist. Happily in a committed relationship with semicolons and caffeine.

  • Erin Mathey is a Junior at Miami University majoring in Creative Writing. She hopes to write books for elementary and middle school aged children. She loves animals, food, and all forms of storytelling.

  • Ricky Modrzynski, 22, was born Polish-Catholic in New Jersey many years ago, but has spent the majority of his formative years south of the Mason-Dixon line. An avid hockey fan, he has played the sport since age seven and is the reigning champion of his fantasy hockey league. In his free time, he enjoys annoying his roommates with his guitar, destroying the kitchen on a daily basis, and having as much fun as possible.

  • Alexandria Moore is a junior, studying Professional Writing and Journalism at Miami University. She is an editor for Inklings Literary Magazine and a writer for the Miami Student.

  • Ryan Sheets was born just outside of Cleveland but then moved with his family to Hamburg, Germany for his dad’s moving career. After making his return home, he found he enjoyed many hobbies including golf, football, and most of all, creative writing. Ryan has a full length YA Urban Fantasy novel complete and hopes to seek publication at one point in his life.

  • Kaylee Via is a sophomore English Lit and Creative Writing double major to prove to her parents that there is, in fact, beyond being a single English major, a way to make yourself more unemployable. She appreciates a good cup of coffee, punctuality, and not having to talk about herself.

  • Mary Williams is a Junior Creative Writing major at Miami University.  President of Women Against Violence and Sexual Assault, she enjoys raising awareness when she isn't writing for fun, classes or The Odyssey Magazine

  • Vernon Williams is a 6’5 black male writer from Ohio. What else do you need to know?

  • Katie Zak is a senior at Miami University majoring in English Literature. After graduation, she will be teaching for the Institute of Reading Development in San Francisco. She loves yoga, dogs, and Greek yogurt.

    Vol. 1.2 | Fall 2014

  • Maggie Ark is an avid reader, dedicated writer, and frequent movie-goer. Over the years she has written an abundance of articles for the on-line mag The Odyssey and is currently working toward a Bachelor's degree in Professional Writing at Miami University. This is her first article for Turning Page and she is extremely excited to continue working with them!

  • Currently a student in Creative Writing, Zac Boring is a senior attending Miami University of Ohio. Both his poetry and fiction have been published in Inklings, and his fiction was a part of the 2013 Oxford Writing Festival. He's from the Antique Capital of the Midwest and loves poetry.

  • Caroline H. Browning is in her third year as a Psychology-Creative Writing double major at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. She attended Antioch Writers’ Workshop Young Writers Program in 2011 and owes it to finding her two best friends—both writers—and a kickass mentor named Katrina Kittle. She has a novel underway (still) but can’t complain.

  • Whitney Claypool is a Junior Creative Writing and English Literature double major at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. In her spare time she enjoys singing, star-gazing, and attempting to master all dishes she sees on the food network (a work in progress).

  • Ellie Cook is currently a senior Creative Writing major at Miami University and is preparing to be shoved out of the nest after graduation. Her hobbies include copy editing for Up Magazine, dreaming up crazy concepts for her fictional stories, and dabbling in the world of sarcasm. She plans to pursue a career in magazine feature writing after graduation.

  • Nicole Getson is generally a tea-drinking crazy cat lady with floor-to-ceiling shelves of fantasy novels. More specifically, she is a teacher by training, a painter by craft, and a writer by trade.

  • Stacey Gunckle is currently a Creative Writing major at Miami University. She has written several articles for the Miami Student, as well as reviews for the defunct Miami arts weekly The Amusement. Future plans include staying in school forever, also known as joyfully working toward a PhD.

  • Kathleen Harris is a lover of words. She is one of the current Editors in Chief of Happy Captive Magazine. When she is not writing content for Turning Page (and other publications she hopes to contribute to), she enjoys reading in what spare time she has (which is usually while walking to class). Her true loves include cheesecake and binge watching Netflix. Find her on Goodreads.

  • Emma Kete is a professional writing major and marketing minor at Miami University. She has traveled to 11 countries and enjoys leisurely reading whenever she can.

  • Katy McGill is a senior double major in biochemistry and creative writing or, essentially, an aspiring writer who got stuck in a science nerd’s body. She likes to write sarcastic lead female characters and lots of weird, dark stuff. She is also a lover of the Oxford comma and all things grammatical, but she swears she has no (direct) affiliation with the Grammar Police.

  • Dave McNamee is a senior Creative Writing major at Miami University. He was born and raised in Washington D.C. He enjoys the music of Hall & Oates, a strong cup of coffee, and comfortable couches. After college he plans to move to Los Angeles, pursue a career in television writing, and, one day, figure out what the McRib® is actually made of.

  • David Shanks is an aspiring writer without aspirations. He has convinced himself that the stork mistakenly dropped him into the wrong era, but he finds consolation in classic literature and John Denver. When not using his wit for evil, David enjoys such outlets such as hiking, chess, and indulging in arthouse films.

  • Lexi Turin currently majors in Creative Writing at Miami University of Ohio. Her hobbies include writing short bios, using profanity, and taking pictures of her food.

    Vol. 1.1 | Spring 2014

  • Emily Bufler is a design-savvy writer from southwest Ohio, where she enjoys living with her two mutts and her sweet husband. You can find her participating in the lifestyle and interior design blogosphere or reading a good book.

  • Samantha Coman is a longtime book fanatic and current English Literature major at Miami University of Ohio. When she isn't reading or writing, Sam enjoys dancing, singing, making (bad) puns, and volunteering.

  • James Earl Cox III is a game per­son who makes games. On the side, he goes to uni­ver­sity. His fic­tion has been pub­lished in The Ram­pal­lian, The Vehi­cle, and The Canary Press. Find him at Seemingly Pointless or on his GameJolt page, and follow him on Twitter.

  • Jane Friedman has more than 15 years of experience in the publishing industry. She is the co-founder of Scratch Magazine, all about the intersection of writing and money, and former web editor of the Virginia Quarterly Review. She speaks frequently at industry events and writers conferences around the world. Find out more here.

  • Luke Goldstein is a writer, painter, and creative personality who holds a side infatuation with organization and efficiency. He has worked on both sides of the entertainment industry, creative and technical, and enjoys both. Follow his reviews at Blogcritics or visit him at lukegoldstein.com

  • Amanda Hancock enjoys the written word in all of its forms. As an admirer of powerful storytelling, Amanda is currently pursuing a career in journalism. Her perfect day would consist of a long run, a good book, and a bottomless cup of coffee.

  • Shea Hendry can never seem to decide whether she would rather be in a museum or a library. Instead, she spends her days studying history while simultaneously finding new and avante garde methods of incorporating excessive stacks of books into dorm room interior design.

  • Holly Jeric is a senior English Education student at Miami University. She is currently seeking a teaching position, but her plan in the interim most definitely involves watching old movies, trying out new recipes, and rereading the books she already loves.

  • Kelsey Kimbler is an aspiring creative writer with a completely healthy obsession with comic books. She has a passion for female superheroes and their character arcs. She is a longtime fan of comics and in 2012 started Miami University’s comic club Comics Ink. Her fiction has been published in online literary journals Happy Captive and Eunoia Review.

  • J.K. Lyons is a senior at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where he studies History and Creative Writing. Two of his short stories, "Dreams and Smoke" and "Getting Lucky," have been featured in Black Market Lit, an online literary magazine. Visit him online here.

  • Montana Mosby is currently finishing her second year at Miami University. She is majoring in Creative Writing and Spanish but dabbles in many different art forms. In her spare time she likes hanging out at bookstores, dancing, and playing her ukulele (although rather badly).

  • Erica Mudd is a senior Creative Writing major at Miami University. Her specialty and passion lie in writing short stories, though she wishes to potentially pursue a career in journalism. She is also a heptathlete on Miami University's Women’s Track and Field team. Visit her online at ericamudd.weebly.com.

  • Melissa Petrick is an avid Twitter follower of @APstylebook and @ChicagoManual. When she is not editing for various student organizations, she is outside getting her boots dirty at the horse barn. She is currently collecting her coins for her Future Farm Fund and is anxiously waiting for the day that she can edit on her wraparound porch.

  • Michelle Rowley is a senior English Literature and Creative Writing double major at Miami University. Her love of books and all things strange and creative have fueled her passion for writing, experimental cooking and avidly making old things new again. Upon graduation, she will be sailing the seven seas on a naval vessel on the West Coast

  • Rachel Sarachman is a current junior at Miami University majoring in Creative Writing. When she isn't reading every book by Janet Evanovich that she can get her hands on, you can find her editing articles for UP Magazine, going on long hikes, taking an art class, or fueling her coffee addiction.

  • Sean Scheer has been known to call himself a writer and avid reader. He may or may not endlessly watch Star Trek reruns and old foreign films when boredom and writer’s block converge. He may or may not desperately need an additional bookshelf in the name of fire safety.

  • Serena Stout is currently finishing her senior year as a Creative Writing student at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Originally from California, she loves the beach. And reading. And reading at the beach. When she's not stressing out about life after graduation, she likes to write and snuggle with her dog and 2 cats. Visit her at serenawrites.weebly.com.

  • Lee Upton is the author of the forthcoming collection The Tao of Humiliation—winner of the 2nd Annual BOA Short Fiction Prize—as well as twelve other books including the novella The Guide to the Flying Island and a collection of essays on writing, Swallowing the Sea. She is Writer-in-Residence and professor of English at Lafayette College in Easton, PA.