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.
Contributing Editor 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).
Associate Editor 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 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.
Amy Beeder’s third book, And So Wax Was Made & Also Honey, is forthcoming from Tupelo Press. A recipient of an NEA Fellowship, a “Discovery”/The Nation Award and a James Merrill Fellowship, she has worked as a creative writing instructor, freelance writer, political asylum specialist, high-school teacher in West Africa, and a human rights observer in Haiti and Suriname. Her work has appeared in Poetry, The Kenyon Review, Ploughshares, AGNI, The Southern Review and other journals. She lives in Albuquerque.
Joshua Corey is a poet, critic, and novelist. He is the author of several poetry collections including The Barons, as well as a novel, Beautiful Soul: An American Elegy. His most recent book of essays, Transcendental Circuit, is forthcoming from MadHat Press in March 2018.
Associate Editor Criticism and Essays
Chard deNiord is the poet laureate of Vermont and author of six books of poetry, most recently Interstate, (The University of Pittsburgh Press, 2015) and The Double Truth (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2011). deNiord is a professor of English and Creative Writing at Providence College, where he has taught since 1998, and a trustee of the Ruth Stone Trust. He lives in Westminster West, Vermont with his wife Liz.
Leeya Mehta is a writer and entrepreneur, who grew up in Bombay. She is the author of The Towers of Silence and winner of the 2016 Readers’ Choice Award from DistrictLit. She lives in Washington D.C., where she is working on her novel, Extinction.
Editor of Video Productions
John Ebert is an award winning director/ producer of film shorts and features. He works in television production, and lives in Salisbury Maryland with his wife Nancy Mitchell. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Associate Editor for Social Media
Amanda Newell is the author of the poetry chapbook, Fractured Light. Her poems have appeared in Gargoyle, Bellevue Literary Review, North American Review, RHINO Poetry, Scoundrel Time, and elsewhere. She teaches high school English and has lectured at the University of Paris, Créteil, France.
Joseph Campana is a poet, arts critic, and scholar of Renaissance literature. He is the author of three collections of poetry, The Book of Faces (Graywolf, 2005), Natural Selections (Iowa, 2012), which received the Iowa Poetry Prize, and most recently the The Book of Life (Tupelo, 2019). His poetry appears in Slate, Kenyon Review, Poetry, Conjunctions, Guernica, Michigan Quarterly Review, and Colorado Review, while individual poems have won prizes from Prairie Schooner and the Southwest Review. He has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Houston Arts Alliance, and the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. He has reviewed the arts, books, media and culture widely and is the author of dozens of scholarly essays on Renaissance literature and culture as well as a study of poetics The Pain of Reformation: Spenser, Vulnerability, and the Ethics of Masculinity (Fordham, 2012). He teaches at Rice University where he is Alan Dugald McKillop Professor of English.