Adam Van Winkle, founder & general editor
Constance Beitzel, founder & content editor
Adam Van Winkle was born and raised in Texoma and currently resides with his wife and two dogs on a rural route in Southern Illinois. He has published, read conference papers, and edited in the academic field on Bob Dylan & James Joyce in addition to publishing short fiction and creative nonfiction of his own. His creative writing focuses, not surprisingly, on the rural folks he grew up with. Van Winkle is named for the oldest Cartwright son on Bonanza.
M.A.T. Secondary English Language Arts, National Louis University (2013-Chicago)
M.A. English Literature, Southern Illinois University (2009-Carbondale)
B.A. Philosophy (English minor), Texas A&M University (2006-College Station)
Find Adam and his publications online at www.adamvanwinkle.com.
Constance Beitzel is former lead editor and writer for The Buzz Magazine, a weekly culture rag in Champaign, IL. Currently she is a PhD candidate studying American Literature and Women's Studies at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale.
M.A. English Literature, Southern Illinois University (2010, Carbondale)
B.A. English (Comparative Literature minor), University of Illinois (2006, Champaign-Urbana)