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 online at www.adamvanwinkle.com.
-Abraham Anyhow (novel) Red Dirt Press (March 2017)
-"Snake in the Chicken Coop" (excerpt from novel-in-progress While They were in the Field) the Dead Mule School of Southern Literature Fall 2017 (forthcoming)
-"Ike & Benny" Cheap Pop! Fall 2016
-"Funeral Dance" Crack the Spine Fall 2016
-"Hobo Postcard" Vignette Review Issue 5: Volume 2 Summer 2016
-"The Bulldog and The Snake" (excerpt of novel-in-progress, Abraham Anyhow) Steel Toe Review Issue #24 Spring 2016
-"Bull Birthing, Parts 1 and 2" Dirty Chai Magazine: Love Child Fall 2014
-"Why did I leave the plow in the field and look for a job in the town?" Pithead Chapel Fall 2014
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)