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  • Jack Jung (Poetry)

    Jack Jung is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where he was Truman Capote Fellow. He is a co-translator of Yi Sang: Selected Works (Wave Books 2020), the winner of 2021 MLA Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for a Translation of Literary Work. His poems and translations have been published in Poetry Magazine, The Paris Review, Poetry Northwest, and others. He teaches at Davidson College.

  • Cynthia Lewis (Creative Nonfiction)

    Cynthia Lewis is Charles A. Dana Professor of English at Davidson College, where she has been teaching Shakespeare, Renaissance literature, and creative nonfiction since 1980. She has published numerous articles and two books on Shakespeare and his contemporaries.The latest book is “The game’s afoot”: A Sports Lover’s Introduction to Shakespeare. Her creative nonfiction ranges in focus from American culture to personal essays and has been published in such venues as The Hudson Review, New Letters, The Antioch Review, Southern Cultures, The Massachusetts Review, and Charlotte Magazine. Four of her essays have been cited as a “Notable Essay” in the Best American Essays series between 2006 and 2016. In addition to winning the Thomas Carter Essay Prize in 2016 from Shenandoah and the Meringoff Prize for nonfiction from the Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers in 2017, she has received three teaching awards, one of them national.

  • Alan Michael Parker (Fiction)

    Alan Michael Parker is a cartoonist, novelist, and poet; he has written four novels, including Christmas in July (Dzanc Books, 2018), and nine collections of poems. Awards for his writing include three Pushcart Prizes, two selections in Best American Poetry, the North Carolina Book Award, the Brockman-Campbell Award, the Medwick Award from the Poetry Society of America, the Fineline Prize, and the Randall Jarrell Poetry Prize (in 2013, 2014, and 2019). New cartoons, poems, and stories of his may be found in Fiction Kitchen (Berlin), Lunate (UK), and The Virginia Quarterly Review, and weekly in Identity Theory; in 2021, he judged the National Book Award in fiction. Houchens Professor of English at Davidson College, he can be found at www.ampydoocartoons.com and www.alanmichaelparker.com.