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Gwenyth Wheat

Gwenyth Wheat Gwenyth Wheat is a MFA/MA candidate at McNeese State University. She is the Assistant Poetry Editor for the McNeese Review and a writing tutor for MSU. She received her Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Great…

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Michael Robins

Michael Robins Michael Robins is the author of five collections of poetry, including The Bright Invisible (2022) and People You May Know (2020), both from Satunalia Books. His recent work has recently appeared or is forthcoming in Bear Review, Best American Poetry, Braving the Body (Harbor Editions, 2024), Cimarron Review, Copper Nickel, Fine Print, and Sprung Formal. Born in Portland, Oregon, Michael holds degrees…

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Taryn White

Taryn White is currently an MA candidate at McNeese State University. Her home is in Southwest Louisiana, but she loves to travel and attend concerts often. She is particularly interested in comparative literature, and her research often centers around hybridity, liminality, modernism, and magical realism.

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Vallie Lynn Watson

Vallie Lynn Watson is an Assistant Professor of English/fiction writing in the MFA program at McNeese State University. Her novel, A River So Long, was published by Luminis Books, and her short stories and essays appear widely in literary journals such as Hobart, Bending Genres, and PANK. Watson earned her doctorate a thousand years ago…

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Karris Rae

Karris Rae Karris Rae is a fiction MFA/MA candidate at McNeese State University. She is also a reader for The McNeese Review and an assistant editor for Boudin. Her chapbook, We Obedient Children, won the 2024 Etchings Press Chapbook Contest in prose, publication pending. Her short work has appeared in…

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Mayank Manchanda

Mayank Manchanda Mayank Manchanda is a writer based in Lake Charles, Louisiana, and is an MFA/MA candidate at McNeese State University. He originally hails from India and his work has appeared in ‘The Medley’ and ‘Riding the Summer Train’: a poetry anthology by Delhi Poetry Slam publications. More of him…

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Mayank Manchanda

Mayank Manchanda Mayank Manchanda is a writer based in Lake Charles, Louisiana, and is an MFA/MA candidate at McNeese State University. He originally hails from India and his work has appeared in ‘The Medley’ and ‘Riding the Summer Train’: a poetry anthology by Delhi Poetry Slam publications. More of him…

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Abbie Skinner

Abbie Skinner is an MFA/MA candidate at McNeese State University. Originally from Southern California, Abbie has spent more than half her life living in New York and abroad. She is happy to have settled in Louisiana for now, at least until her next adventure takes her someplace else. Her writing…

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