Chuck Rosenthal

Professor Emeritus of English · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Fiction Narrative Narrative Theory Magic Journalism Animal Consciousness

Alexandra Neel

Associate Professor of English and Director of Humanities · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Nineteenth-Century British Literature Visual Cultures Theories and Histories of Photography Travel Literature Polar Studies

Adilifu Nama

Professor of African American Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Black Representation in Film and Television afrofuturism SciFi Film Prince comics

Mandy Brouse

Small business owner · Words Worth Books

Small business owner, marketing manager and occasional online columnist.

Small Business Business Publishing & Promoting Publishing Writing

Jean McNeil

Professor of Creative Writing · University of East Anglia

She is the author of 14 books & much of her writing has drawn on landscapes, the environment & climate change.

Creative Writing Contemporary African Literature Environmental Writing Creative Non-fiction Contemporary Canadian Fiction

Molly Youngkin

Professor of English · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Nineteenth-Century British Literature Romantic and Victorian Literature Gender Studies and Narrative Theory

Mary Kuryla

Clinical Assistant Professor of Screenwriting · Loyola Marymount University

School of Film and Television

Film Studies: Horror Genre and International Cinema Children's Book Writing Independent Film Directing and Producing Screenplays Fiction Writing: Novels and Short Stories

Todd Robert Petersen

Professor of English · Southern Utah University

Specializing in formal structures of visual storytelling, creative writing, film theory, and aesthetics

Traditional and Contemporary Models of Successful Writing Creative Writing Techniques Coming-of-Age Storytelling Project-Based Learning in HIgher Education Project Management

William L. Andrews, Ph.D.

E. Maynard Adams Professor of English Emeritus, Department of English and Comparative Literature, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Andrews is an expert in African American literature, Southern literature and North American slave narratives.

Southern Literature American Literature to 1900 African American Literature Slavery Digital Humanities

Jesmyn Ward

Professor · Tulane University

Critically acclaimed author Jesmyn Ward is a two-time National Book Award Winner and professor of creative writing.

Communication English Creative Writing Media Studies

Nina Amir

Chief Inpiration Officer · Pure Spirit Creations

International speaker, award-winning blogger, bestselling author, Certified High Performance Coach, Author Coach, Blog/Blog-to-Book Coach.

Freelance Writing Online Journalism and Blogging Non-Fiction Writing Journalism and Writing for Publication How to Blog A Book

Seretha Williams, PhD

Chair of English and World Languages · Augusta University

Professor Williams is an expert in Africa and African Diaspora, Digital Humanities, and Digital Publication.

Digital Publication Africa and African Diaspora Digital Humanities

Gary Richards

Professor of English · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Richards' research focuses on Southern literature.

Southern Literature and Culture American Fiction Contemporary Drama English Harper Lee

Frederick Ayeroff

Senior Lecturer in Screenwriting · Loyola Marymount University

School of Film and Television

Story Structure and Analysis Writing Original Feature Scripts on Spec

Chad Post

Publisher, Open Letter Books · University of Rochester

Chad Post is publisher of the University's nonprofit, literary translation press, Open Letter Books, and an expert on literary translation

Literary Translation Academic Publishing World Literature

Gail Wronsky

Professor of English · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Poetry Creative Writing 20th Century Women's Writing Play Writing Poetry of Witness

Daniel Wallace

J. Ross MacDonald Distinguished Professor of English, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Daniel Wallace has been published in two dozen languages, and his stories, novels and essays are taught in high schools and colleges.

Creative Writing University Teaching Nonfiction Writing Fiction Writing Publishing

Veronica Kitchen

Associate Professor of Political Science · University of Waterloo and Balsillie School of International Affairs

Associate Prof of Political Science, University of Waterloo & Balsillie School of International Affairs

International Security Counter-Terrorism National Security Foreign Policy Canada-United States relations

Cristina Della Coletta

Dean, Division of Arts and Humanities · UC San Diego

Cristina Della Colletta focuses on arts and humanities in higher education, historical fiction, Italian studies and cultural studies.

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Women's Studies Film Adaptation Historical Fiction Italian Cinema

Paul Harris

Professor of English · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Geo-Poetics & Geo-Philosophy Literary Theory Interdisciplinary study of time Outsider Art/The Watts Towers of Los Angeles OULIPO/writing under constraints