The staff of Plume is:

Daniel Lawless

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Daniel Lawless founded Plume in 2012 and continues as its editor. His poetry has appeared in a number of journals and magazines, and he lectures at Creative Writing programs both in the US and abroad. He teaches at Saint Petersburg College

Marc Vincenz


International Editor

Marc Vincenz was born in Hong Kong, is British-Swiss and has published eight books of poetry. He has lived in England, Switzerland, Iceland, Hong Kong and China, but recently moved to the United States and now resides in Williamstown, Massachusetts.

Alex Cigale


Contributing Editor for Translations

Alex Cigale‘s translations from Russian and his own English-language poems have appeared in a variety of magazines and journals. Alex was an Assistant Professor at the American University of Central Asia (Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan).

Nancy Mitchell


 Associate Editor for Special Features

Nancy Mitchell, a 2012 Pushcart Prize recipient, is the author of two volumes of poetry: The Near Surround and Grief Hut. Her poems have appeared in Agni, Poetry Daily, Salt Hill Journal, and Green Mountains Review.

Hélène Cardona


Co-International Editor

Hélène Cardona is an award-winning poet, literary translator & actor, author of three bilingual poetry collections & three translations. She holds a Master’s from the Sorbonne and taught at Hamilton College & LMU. She has lived in France, England, Switzerland, Germany, Spain, Monaco, Wales, & the United States.

Steve Elder


Copy Editor

Steve Elder graduated from St. John’s College, Santa Fe, and received his Masters in Creative Writing-Poetry from the University of Colorado-Boulder. He works at the CU Law Library and lives in Gunbarrel CO.

Adam Tavel


 Reviews Editor

Adam Tavel won the Permafrost Book Prize for Plash & Levitation (University of Alaska Press, 2015). His reviews have appeared widely. You can find him online at

Robert Archambeau


Associate Editor for Criticism and Essays

Robert Archambeau  books include the poetry collections Home and Variations and The Kafka Sutra and the studiesLaureates and Heretics and The Poet Resigns: Poetry in a Difficult World, among others.  He teaches at Lake Forest College

Bryan Duffy


Assistant Editor in Chief

Bryan “B.J.” Duffy  is a writer residing in Greenville, SC and has been the Assistant to the Editor In Chief at Plume Poetry since 2012.

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