Who works here?  


Mick Kennedy Publisher, Editor-in-Chief

Kennedy has been a featured reader at Flying Out Loud, inKY and the Fort George Poetry Festival. He has served as a member of the Bernheim Writer in Residence selection panel, and has moderated

the Kentucky State Poetry Society (KSPS) and Indiana State University Academy of American Poets poetry contests, and was a featured speaker at KSPS and the Christian Writer’s Association. He teaches at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College.​ Kennedy’s poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Midwest Quarterly, The Galway Review, California Quarterly, Friday Poems, Quarterly Literary Review Singapore, Columbia Journal Online, New Southerner, Iron Horse Literary Review, War the Arts & Literature, The Louisville Review, Pikeville Review, Cut-Thru Review, Willow Review, Indiana English,  Pegasus, Mid-West Poetry Review, and elsewhere.

Ted Higgs, Associate Editor, Poetry

Higgs currently teaches Latin and literature at Maryville College in Tennessee.  He has taught at the college level for over 30 years—at the US Military Academy, the University of Maryland (European Division), Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, the University of Kentucky, and elsewhere—teaching language, literature, philosophy, and creative writing.  He is a retired Army officer and a linguist, having worked and translated in both Modern Greek and Italian.  His poetry and translations have appeared in numerous journals. He has two collections of poetry Archipelago (2016) and Plank by Plank (2019).


Yvonne Morris Associate Editor, Poetry

Morris has published poetry in numerous journals. Mother was a Sweater Girl (2016) is her first book of poetry. In addition to being an Instructional Writing specialist at ECTC, she works as a production editor for South-Western Publishing in Cincinnati, OH.

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Amy Fox-Angerer, Managing Editor, Creative Nonfiction & Fiction Editor

Fox-Angerer is an Assistant Professor of English at Elizabethtown Community & Technical College, is a life-long learner, avid traveler, and cancer survivor with an MA in Education and an MFA in  Writing from Spalding University as well as a Certificate of English

Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA) from Cambridge.  She has worked in  Iraq with linguists, taught college courses onboard deployed navy ships, taught ESL in the Marshall Islands, and taught GED, ESL & English composition  in Texas. 

Editorial Board


Poetry   :    Matt Brennan  ,      Phillip Howerton , Trish Lindsey Jaggers , Nina Murray                                                 


Fiction:     Robert Villanueva   & Barry Williams