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Staff & Volunteers

The individuals on this page volunteer to make this press, its publications, and events happen.

Mick Kennedy


Mick Kennedy, Editor-In-Chief

Kennedy has been a featured reader at Flying Out Loud, inKY and the Fort George Poetry Festival. He has served as a member of the Bernheim Writer in Residence selection panel, and has moderated the Kentucky State Poetry Society (KSPS) and Indiana State University Academy of American Poets poetry contests, and was a featured speaker at KSPS and the Christian Writer’s Association. He teaches at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. Kennedy’s poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Midwest Quarterly, The Galway Review, California Quarterly, Friday Poems, Quarterly Literary Review Singapore, Columbia Journal Online, New Southerner, Iron Horse Literary Review, War the Arts & Literature, The Louisville Review, Pikeville Review, Cut-Thru Review, Willow Review, Indiana English, Pegasus, Mid-West Poetry Review, and elsewhere.

Amy Fox-Angerer

Managing Editor

Amy Fox-Angerer, Managing Editor

Fox-Angerer is an Associate Professor of English at Elizabethtown Community & Technical College, is a life-long learner, avid traveler, and cancer survivor with an MA in Education and an MFA in Writing from Spalding University as well as a Certificate of English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA) from Cambridge. She has worked in Iraq with linguists, taught college courses onboard deployed navy ships, taught ESL in the Marshall Islands, and taught GED, ESL & English composition in Texas.

Ted Higgs

Associate Editor, Poetry

Ted Higgs, Associate Editor Poetry

Higgs currently teaches Latin and literature at Maryville College in Tennessee. He has taught at the college level for over 35 years—at the US Military Academy, the University of Maryland (European Division), Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, the University of Kentucky, and elsewhere—teaching language, literature, philosophy, and creative writing. He is a retired Army officer and a linguist, having worked and translated in both Modern Greek and Italian. His poetry and translations have appeared in numerous journals. He has three collections of poetry: Archipelago (2016), Plank by Plank (2019), and Scoring the Darkness (2022). Click the titles of his work to read or buy.

Yvonne Morris

Associate Editor, Poetry

Yvonne Morris, Associate Editor

Morris has published poetry in Galway Review, The Santa Clara Review, Cathexis Northwest Press, and numerous journals. Mother was a Sweater Girl (2016) is her first book of poetry and Busy Being Eve (2022) is her most recent. In addition to being an Instructional Writing specialist at ECTC, she assists in textbook adoptions for a large publisher and teaches communications classes. Morris worked as a production editor for South-Western Publishing in Cincinnati, OH. Click the title of her work to read more or buy.

Robert Villanueva

Associate Editor, Fiction

Robert Villanueva, Associate Fiction Editor

Robert Villanueva lives in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, and is an award-winning former journalist and author. Villanueva’s fiction, poetry and essays have been published in dozens of print and electronic journals, including, New Reader Magazine, The New Southern Fugitives, The Maine Review, The Binnacle and The Summerset Review. In 2018, The Heartland Review Press published a collection of his short fiction, “A Fable of Freedom & Other Stories" which is available on Amazon. Villanueva is the founder of The Bard's Corner Writers' Group, a writing group that still meets in Hardin County, Kentucky.

Barry Williams

Associate Editor, Fiction

Barry Williams

Barry Williams is a KCTCS alumnus with a Master of Arts Degree from Austin Peay State University, where he also served as a faculty member of the College of Arts & Letters. He currently teaches communication and English courses for Elizabethtown Community & Technical College at the Kelley Center in Leitchfield, KY.  In addition to teaching college, he pastors Macedonia Baptist Church and is a published graphic novelist. His credits include My Name is Proxy, Atomik Mike, Clash!, Iron Ghost, and Red Dwarf: Prelude to Nanarchy. No stranger to fiction, he also has published numerous short stories and poems through university and community press. 

Clay Matthews

Assoicate Editor, Poetry 

Clay Matthews

Clay Matthews’ books are Superfecta (Ghost Road Press), RUNOFF (BlazeVox), Pretty, Rooster and Shore (both from Cooper Dillon), and Four-Way Lug Wrench (Main Street Rag Books). He currently lives in Elizabethtown, KY and teaches at Elizabethtown Community & Technical College.


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