Staff

Daniel Lawless

Editor-in-Chief

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.

Amanda Newell

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.

Nancy Mitchell

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.

Amy Beeder

Editor-at-Large

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

Reviews Editor

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.

Chard deNiord

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

Associate Editor-at-Large

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.

John Ebert

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 johnebert1@gmail.com

Mihaela Moscaliuc

Translations Editor

Mihaela Moscaliuc is the author of the poetry collections Immigrant Model (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2015) and Father Dirt (Alice James Books, 2010), translator of Liliana Ursu’s Clay and Star (Etruscan Press, 2019) and Carmelia Leonte’s The Hiss of the Viper (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2015), and editor of Insane Devotion: On the Writing of Gerald Stern (Trinity University Press, 2016). She has published scholarship in the field of Romani (Gypsy) Studies, on issues of representation, appropriation, exophony and code-switching, and on the works of Kimiko Hahn, Agha Shahid Ali, and Colum McCann. She is the recipient of two Glenna Luschei Awards from Prairie Schooner, residency fellowships from The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and Le Chateau de Lavigny (Switzerland), an Individual Artist Fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, and a Fulbright fellowship to Romania. She is Associate Professor of English at Monmouth University (New Jersey) and poetry & translation mentor in the low-residency M.F.A. program at Drew University (New Jersey).

Joseph Campana

Contributing Editor

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, GuernicaMichigan 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.

campana@rice.edu