Meet the Staff
Jesse Waters, Director
Runner-up for the Iowa Review Fiction Prize, finalist in the Glimmer Train 2003 Poetry Open, The Davoren Hanna International Poetry Contest and the 2010 Atlanta Review International Poetry Contest, Jesse Waters is a recipient of a 2003 NC Artists' Grant to attend the Vermont Studio Center, and a winner of the 2001 River Styx International Poetry Contest. Currently a Visiting Assistant Professor in the English Dept. here at Elizabethtown College, Jesse's fiction, poetry and non-fiction work has been nominated for multiple Pushcart Prizes, and has appeared in such journals as 88: A Journal of Contemporary Poetry, The Adirondack Review, Coal Hill Review, The Cortland Review, Cimarron Review, Concrete Wolf, Iowa Review, Plainsongs, Magma, River Styx, Slide, Story Quarterly, Southeast Review, Sycamore Review and others. His first book of poems, Human Resources, was released by Inkbrush Press in February of 2011.
Ashley Kufera, Production Assistant
Ashley Kufera, a professional writing major and communications minor from Jarrettsville, Maryland, is currently a junior at Elizabethtown College. Ashley graduated from North Harford High School with an intended path of study in the sciences. After taking her first English course at Elizabethtown however, she had a complete change of heart. Recently transferring into the English department, she has developed an interest in the poetic works of Robert Frost and continues to enjoy the fictitious novels of Kristin Hannah, especially Firefly Lane and Night Road. Around campus Ashley is a peer mentor, and a writing tutor. Ashley is also very interested in health and exercise and still enjoys playing soccer after thirteen years of competitive play.