A Visit With Some of the Inmates
Boudreaux completed his undergraduate work at Alabama Southern
and the University of West Alabama and is now pursuing his Masters
at the Center for Writers. His story "Baptism" was recently
included, among stories by such writers as Michael Knight, Tom
Franklin, and Suzanne Hudson, in the anthology Climbing Mt. Cheaha.
Allison Campbell received her B.A. in English from
Southern Illinois University where she edited the magazine Grassroots and worked as an editorial intern with the
Orchard Review. Her poems have been printed in Grassroots
and Papyrus. And she is now excitedly pursuing her M.A. at
the University of Southern Mississippi.
Davis is a fiction writer riding the floods of the Leaf River in
Mississippi after a long tenure in Chelsea, New York City. She has
worked as a set decorator in the film business on such projects as
Blue Velvet, Lonesome Dove, Copycat, In the Gloaming,
Secret, Autumn in New York, Serendipity, Tuck Everlasting,
and the upcoming Brokeback Mountain. She holds degrees from
The University of the South at Sewanee and from Hollins University,
and is presently undertaking a doctorate at The University of
Southern Mississippi's Center for Writers, where she has published
stories in Product, and taught composition and literature.
Her novel, Harmonica Porpoises, is in progress.
Foster is the author of a collection of stories, The Kind I'm
Likely to Get and the editor of two anthologies, The KGB Bar
Reader and Dog Culture: Writers on the Character of Canines.
His work has appeared in McSweeney's, The Believer, Salon,
The San Francisco Chronicle, The Village Voice,
Newsday, The New York Times Book Review, and
elsewhere. The recipient of fellowships from Yaddo, The Sewanee
Writers Conference, The Weslyan Writers Conference and the New York
Foundation for the Arts, he holds degrees from Lock Haven
University, Northeastern University and Columbia University.
Haraway graduated with honors at the University of Tennessee,
Knoxville, where he studied literature. He received his Masterís
degree from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2004 and will
continue his studies at the Center for Writers as a Ph. D.
Jared Hegwood has B.A.and M.A. degrees from The University of Southern
Mississippi. His work can be seen or is forthcoming in The Adirondack
Review, The Yalobusha Review, Dicey Brown, Juked,
Elimae, Public Scrutiny, Eyeshot, EyeCaramba,
Outsider Ink, Uber and 3711Atlantic. His short
story "Adjustments" was nominated for a Pushcart Prize and named by
Story South as one of the "Notable Online Stories of 2004
Erik Johnson received The English Award from Hinds
Community College in Raymond and a BA in Creative Writing from USM
in Hattiesburg. In his spare time he started the USM Official
Unofficial Juggling Club, in which he is still an active member.
Aside from that, he was so impressed by the Creative writing program
at USM that he's staying for his MA, and, who knows . . . maybe a
Travis Kurowski came to Southern Mississippi from Oregon,
where he attained a BA in Theater and a BA in Writing at Southern
Oregon University in Ashland, Oregon. During college, he worked in
the dramaturgy department at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in
Ashland, and also did a short stint at Storyline Press
publishing, just on the outskirts of town. After graduation,
he spent nine-months interning at Tin House magazine in
Portland. He is pursuing an MA in fiction at the
Center for Writers at USM.
M. Price is a Masterís student in Creative Writing at
The University of Southern Mississippi, where she works as
Head of Special Collections in the McCain Library &
Archives. Peggy earned a B.A. in English Literature, an M.S.
in Applied History, and an M.L.S. from the University of
North Texas. She co-edits the Society of Mississippi
Archivistís journal Primary Source, is a column editor
for Mississippi Libraries, and serves on the
editorial board of the library newsletter Library Focus.
Peggy has written pieces for all of the above publications.
Her fiction has appeared in the online journal Dicey
Mary Martin Riser is author of a collection of
stories, Forming Habits, and is co-editor of an anthology, Literary Mobile. Her work is included in
Mobile Bay Tales
and The Splinter Hill Project. She holds a BS, and two MAís,
and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. at University of Southern
Mississippi. She lives in Daphne, Alabama and teaches at University
of South Alabama and Spring Hill College in Mobile. She has done
professional photography and is working on a poetry book illustrated
with her photographs.
Roggenbuck writes fiction. He earned his B.A. from Portland
State University in Oregon, and his M.A. from the University of
North Dakota, where he studied with the legendary Jim Robison, now
disappeared. Ted is an ex-submariner and is currently pursuing his Ph.D.
at the Center for Writers.
Regina Sakalarios-Rogers lives in
Pensacola, Florida where she is an adjunct instructor of literature,
composition, and creative writing at the University of West
Florida. She holds a B.A. in English and an M.A. in Creative
Writing, both from UWF, and travels the highways between Pensacola
and Hattiesburg in pursuit of a Ph.D. at the University of Southern
Mississippi. She has previously published fiction in The Emerald
Coast Review and poetry in Nightmares.
Jordan Sanderson earned his B.A. in
English at The University of Southern Mississippi in August 2002.
He entered the M.A. program in Poetry at The University of Southern
Mississippi the following January. Currently, Jordan is pursuing a
Ph.D. in poetry. He has poems forthcoming from Wavelength: Poems
in Prose and Verse and Hazmat Review, and has recently
had poems accepted by Watershed and Red River Review.
Dyer Stuart graduated with honors from Hollins College and
received her MFA in fiction from Columbia University. She is working
on her PhD in fiction at the Center for Writers and won its Garth A.
Avant award in 2004. Publications include The Arkansas Review,
The Wisconsin Review, Phoebe and The MacGuffin.
J Underwood is a fiction writer with contributions to Robot
Minions Anthology, and is author of the almost forthcoming
novel, Dew West. He was a founding member of the editorial
staff for the University of Mississippiís first undergraduate
publication, Hyperbole, to which he also contributed. He is
currently at work on Dew West, its follow-ups, and a short
story collection entitled Stories for Voices.