Regan Schaeffer owns 3,000 books, but has probably read only the best two thirds of them. She has traveled and hiked and climbed, but not enough, yet. She is a graduate student in CMU’s Composition and Communication Program, and a graduate assistant in CMU’s Writing Center.
Saul Lemerond writes poetry and fiction. His work has appeared in Dead Man’s Tome, Down in the Cellar, Drabblecast, Dunsteef, Necrotic Tissue, Sheepshead Journal of the Arts, Temenos, and The Waterhouse Review.
Sean Staudacher is a fiction enthusiast, and writer, from Bay City, Michigan. He has earned his B.S. in English from Central Michigan University in 2010 and is expecting an MA in creative writing from the same institution in May, 2013. When not writing of otherworldly exploits, Sean enjoys writing about your exploits. He humbly considers himself to be a literary ninja.
Jason A. Harvey graduated from Central Michigan University with a BS in Education in 2009. He taught high school English in North Carolina and has returned to CMU for an M.A. in English Language and Literature. As an avid reader and writer, Harvey spends much of his free time involved in literary pursuits, focusing on the work of John Steinbeck, Edgar Allan Poe, and Salman Rushdie. Having previously been a freelance editor and author for an Indianapolis-based corporation, Harvey looks forward to joining the Temenos staff, wherein he can return his focus on creative writing.
Jeremy Ball is a poet who dabbles in fiction and non-fiction writing. His unholy creations can be found in The Central Review, Open Palm Print, and the Fall 2009 issue of Temenos. He is currently attending Central Michigan University and pursuing a Master’s degree in English. When he’s not lost in his own digital documents, Jeremy works as a consultant at CMU’s Writing Center. In his leisure time, he enjoys reclining, yawning, and watching the Red Wings.
Morgan Rae Glazier is a Poet, nonfiction, and inspirational writer. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Sociology, and is currently gaining a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership (Student Affairs) from Central Michigan University. Her work has appeared in Every Writer’s Resource, Bare Hands Journal, and Temenos.
After hanging up the soccer boots and lacrosse stick, Erin Lewis finally discovered a new category of life outside of athletics. She began writing as an undergraduate as a Creative Writing and International Relations double major at Mercyhurst College in Erie, Pennsylvania. Talented in the art of making coffee, the classically trained Barista moved to Mount Pleasant where she is currently working on an M.A. in Creative Writing. She hopes to get a college-level teaching job in order to attain the necessary funds to travel and improve her golf game.
Justin Sayen is a creative non-fiction & fiction writer, pursuing his Master’s Degree in Creative Writing at Central Michigan University. Once bitten by a radioactive spider, Justin, sadly, developed no superhuman abilities and turned to a life of billiards, philosophic vigilantism, and Charles Bukowski worship.
Jenelle Dembsey has bachelor’s degrees in English and Writing/Rhetoric from Oakland University and worked as a writing and grammar consultant at the Oakland University Writing Center for two years. She is currently earning her master’s in Composition and Communication and working as a graduate assistant in the Central Michigan University Writing Center. She has a (potentially unhealthy) understanding of grammar, loves editing and diagramming sentences, and often tests others on grammatical terms just for fun. She also has an obsession with the history of the Titanic and has walked on three life-size replicas of the grand staircase.
Elizabeth Podufaly Bauer
Michelle Campbell teaches Freshman Composition and is a graduate student in Central Michigan University's English Language and Literature program. Her areas of interest are focused on literary, political, and cultural theory.
Amee Schmidt a fiction writer and occasional poet, is Associate Editor of Mayapple Press and Administrative Assistant at Central Michigan University’s Writing Center. She is co-editor of and contributor to Greenhouse: The First 5 Years of the Rustbelt Roethke Writers’ Workshop. Her work has also appeared in Cardinal Sins, The Ambassador Poetry Project, and Rose Red Review. She shoots tournament pool and has competed nationally. She would someday like her friends and family to see her play on ESPN.
Jonathan Barefield is a man who has worn many hats—and lost many more in the wash. He has two Bachelor’s degrees from the University of Georgia: one in psychology and one in religion and an MA degree in English Language and Literature from Central Michigan University. Currently, he teaches and works in the Writing Center at Gainesville State College in Athens, Georgia. When not working, Jonathan spends his time writing fiction, non-fiction, flash-fiction/whatever; reading; and training for his next obstacle race—okay, fine, there are a lot of video games and TV shows mixed in there, too. Most importantly, Jonathan tries to be as honest as humanly possible as minimally as he can get away with.
Robert Fanning is an Associate Professor at Central Michigan University and the author of two full-length poetry collections: American Prophet (Marick Press, 2009) and The Seed Thieves (Marick Press, 2006), and one chapbook, Old Bright Wheel (Ledge Press, 2003). His poems have appeared in numerous journals, including Poetry, Ploughshares, The Atlanta Review, Shenandoah, and others. A graduate of the University of Michigan and Sarah Lawrence College, Fanning’s writing awards include a Creative Artist Grant from ArtServe Michigan, the Inkwell Poetry Award, and the Foley Poetry Award.
Paul Anderson 2011-2012
Benjamin Lambright 2011-2012
Brian McKenna 2011-2012
Josh Crummer Fall 2012
Kyle Eveleth 2011-2012
Sarah Goldbort Fall 2011
Elyse Nelmark Fall 2011