S279. Gulf Coast: 30 Years in the Life of a Student-Run Journal
Saturday, February 11, 2017
4:30 pm to 5:45 pm
Sasha West’s first book, Failure and I Bury the Body, won the National Poetry Series and a Texas Institute of Letters award. She was Gulf Coast’s editor for three years and board president for five. She is an assistant professor of creative writing at St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas.
Sean Bishop coordinates the MFA and Fellowship programs at UW-Madison, where he teaches poetry writing and creative writing pedagogy. He is the founding editor of Better magazine, and the author of The Night We're Not Sleeping In. He was managing editor of Gulf Coast from 2008–2010.
Zachary Martin is a graduate of the creative writing programs at Florida State University and the University of Houston. He is a former editor of Gulf Coast and is currently a visiting assistant professor of English at Lake Forest College.
Laurie Ann Cedilnik is a visiting assistant professor at Loyola University in New Orleans. Her fiction has appeared in Epoch, Antioch Review, West Branch, and Colorado Review. She has a PhD from Western Michigan University and an MFA from the University of Houston, where she was editor of Gulf Coast.
Martin Rock is the author of Residuum, Editor's Choice for the 2015 CSU First Book Prize. With Kevin Prufer and Martha Collins he coedited the volume Catherine Breese Davis: On the Life and Work of an American Master. His website is martinrockpoetry.com.