S205. Behind the Curtain: The Editors Speak!
Saturday, March 7, 2020
12:10 pm to 1:25 pm
Christian Kiefer is the author of the novels Phantoms, The Infinite Tides, and The Animals and the novella One Day Soon Time Will Have No Place Left to Hide. He is recipient of a Pushcart Prize and directs the low-res MFA program at Ashland University.
Emily Nemens became editor of The Paris Review in summer 2018, after five years coediting The Southern Review. Her fiction has appeared in The Gettysburg Review, n+1, The Iowa Review, and Esquire. Her debut novel, The Cactus League, is forthcoming in 2020.
Allison Wright is the executive editor of the Virginia Quarterly Review and former editor of Tiny Hardcore Press. Her writing has appeared in The Atlantic, VQR, Popular Mechanics, Lit Hub, and elsewhere. She holds a PhD from the University of Texas and teaches journalism at the University of Virginia.
Oscar Villalon is the managing editor of ZYZZYVA. He is a former book editor at the San Francisco Chronicle, as well as a past board member of the National Book Critics Circle. He is also a contributing editor to Literary Hub.
Adam Ross, editor of The Sewanee Review, is the author of the novel Mr. Peanut and the story collection Ladies and Gentlemen.