Board of Directors

Yasotha Sriharan

Yasotha Sriharan is a poet and professor in the Pioneer Valley. She holds an MFA in Poetry from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She was born in Sri Lanka and grew up in Papua …

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Arya Samuelson

Arya Samuelson is a writer and editor living in Northampton, MA. She is the winner of CutBank’s Montana Prize in Non-Fiction awarded by Cheryl Strayed, and her writing has also appeared …

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Shanta Lee

Shanta Lee is a writer of poetry, creative nonfiction, and journalism, and a visual artist and public intellectual actively participating in the cultural discourse with work that has been widely featured.

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Jen Jabaily-Blackburn

Jen Jabaily-Blackburn’s first book of poems, Girl in a Bear Suit, was selected by Christopher Citro as winner of the 2023 Elixir Press Annual Poetry Prize and will be released in April 2024. Her recent work has …

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Amy Dryansky

Amy Dryansky’s second poetry collection, Grass Whistle (Salmon Poetry), received the MA Book Award. Her first book, How I Got Lost So Close to Home, won the New …

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