Our Editors

General Editor &
Book Review Editor: R. Mark Jackson

An associate professor with the Department of English and Modern Languages at Angelo State University, Jackson teaches first-year writing, British literature, and world literature. His research interests are in seventeenth-century English literature.


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Fiction Editor: Andrew Geyer

Andrew Geyer’s latest book is the hybrid story cycle Texas 5X5, a collection of twenty-five interconnected fictional narratives by five Texas writers published in 2014 by Stephen F. Austin University Press. His story “Fingers,” the opening piece in the collection, won the 2015 Spur Award for Best Short Fiction from the Western Writers of America. He is the co-editor of the composite anthology A Shared Voice (2013).  His individually authored books are Dixie Fish (2011), a novel; Siren Songs from the Heart of Austin (2010), a story cycle; Meeting the Dead (2007), a novel; and Whispers in Dust and Bone (2003), a story cycle that won the silver medal for short fiction in the Foreword Magazine Book of the Year Awards and a Spur Award from the Western Writers of America.  A member of the Texas Institute of Letters, he currently serves as Professor and Chair of English at the University of South Carolina Aiken and as fiction editor for Concho River Review.

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Nonfiction Editor: Albert Haley

Albert Haley, Associate Professor of English at Abilene Christian University, received an MFA degree in creative writing from the University of Houston. His short fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, Rolling Stone, and Image: A Journal of the Arts & Religion.  His poetry has been published in Poems & Plays, The Texas Review, Christianity and Literature, and Rattle. He also has authored two books, Home Ground and Exotic, the latter the winner of the John Irving First Novel Prize.


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Poetry Editor: Jerry Bradley

Jerry Bradley is Professor of English at Lamar University.  A member of the Texas Institute of Letters, he is the author of five books including two poetry collections (Simple Versions of Disaster and The Importance of Elsewhere) He was named the 2005 Frances Hernandez Teacher-Scholar of the Year by the Conference of College Teachers of English and the 2000 Joe D. Thomas Scholar-Teacher of the Year by the Texas College English Association.

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