POETRY: Cameron McGill
Associate POETRY: CMarie Fuhrman
Associate FICTION: Sam Burns
NONFICTION: Lauren Westerfield
Associate NONFICTION: Caitlin Hill
Associate PROSE Editor: Paul Warmbier
HYBRID: Sarah VanGundy
FACULTY ADVISOR: Alexandra Teague
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Corey Oglesby is a Master of Fine Arts candidate in poetry. He is from the Washington, D.C. area and holds a bachelor's degree in English from Frostburg State University in Western Maryland. His work has recently appeared in Beloit Poetry Journal, Queen Mob's Teahouse, Backbone Mountain Review, Broadkill Review, and CityLit Press' Clash By Night, a poetry anthology tribute to The Clash's London Calling. He is 2017 Centrum Fellow and was a finalist in the 2017 Montana Book Festival Emerging Writers Contest in Poetry.
Lauren Yarnall is a second year Master of Fine Arts candidate in Poetry at the University of Idaho. She is from Ellicott City, Maryland and received her bachelor’s degree in Creative Writing from Salisbury University. Her work has previously appeared in Harpur Palate, Permafrost Magazine, Slipstream Magazine, Barely South Review, Spillway Magazine, and elsewhere.
Cameron McGill is a third-year MFA candidate in poetry at the University of Idaho. He is originally from Champaign, IL, though spent many years working as a musician in Chicago. He received his BA in Political Science from the University of Illinois. He is the recipient of a Silver Creek Writer’s Residency, a scholarship to the New York State Summer Writers Institute, and a University of Idaho Centrum Fellowship. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Fogged Clarity, Poetry East, Measure, Aesthetica, and Grist, where his work was recently selected as runner-up in the 2016 ProForma contest.
Assistant Poetry Editor
CMarie Fuhrman is an Indigenous daughter of the Rocky Mountains. Passionate about the wild and sacred, CMarie concentrates her writing and poetry on protecting cultural heritage, preserving open places and remembering Native peoples. She has won the Burns Award for Poetry from the University of Idaho, and her work has appeared in Metaphor, Juxtaprose, Cutthroat, and Taos Journal of Poetry. CMarie is currently enrolled in the MFA Program at the University of Idaho and lives in the high mountains of west central Idaho with her dogs, Cisco and Carhartt.
Lauren Westerfield is third-year MFA candidate in creative nonfiction from the Northern California coast. Her essays have appeared or are forthcoming in [PANK], The Los Angeles Times, The Butter, Redivider, Revolution House and The Rumpus, where she has also served as an Assistant Essays Editor. Lauren holds a B.A. in English from Middlebury College and is a University of Idaho Centrum Fellow. She recently received a Kimmel Harding Nelson residency award and an Honorable Mention for the Academy of American Poets Prize (judged by Kathryn Nuernberger), and was a finalist in the Montana Book Festival Emerging Writers Contest in Nonfiction. Lauren currently co-hosts the POP-UP PROSE reading series in Moscow, Idaho,
Associate nonfiction Editor
Caitlin Hill is a second year Master of Fine Arts candidate in creative nonfiction at the University of Idaho. She is an esssayist, memoirist, and columnist from South Dakota whose work has appeared in Midwestern Gothic, Silk Road Review, Superstition Review, and in various newspapers. Caitlin is a 2017-18 Writer in the Wild Fellow. Much of her writing intertwines with threads of place studies, and her current focus is looking at place aesthetics and identity through the philosophies of twentieth-century economist Thorstein Veblen. In the process of researching this project, Caitlin was recently funded by the UI English Department to spend four days at the Historic Veblen Family Farmstead in Minnesota, and was accepted into the Cirenaica Summer Writers Residency in Wisconsin to work on her Veblen writing. She lives and writes in northern Idaho with her plant/life companion Bruce the golden pothos. Learn more at www.caitlinhillside.com
Caitlin Palmer writes about malaise, wanderlust, and small beauty. She grew up on a farm, attended the University of Missouri School of Journalism, and studied writing and installation art on the island of Paros, Greece, at the Hellenic International Studies in the Arts program. She unschooled backpacking across Europe, stories from these experiences and others since published in the museum of americana online lit journal, Midwestern Gothic, and Under the Gum Tree. Her work in ‘museum’ was nominated for the 2017 Best of the Net Anthology. She is now at the University of Idaho for her MFA.
associate fiction editor
Sam Burns is a third year Master of Fine Arts candidate in Fiction at the University of Idaho.
associate prose editor
Paul Warmbier lives and writes in McMinnville, Oregon. He is earned his MFA in Non-Fiction from the University of Idaho, and writes essays based on place, trauma, and the value of craftsmanship in our new world of replicable objects. Paul has work forthcoming in Under the Sun. He is a writer, custom furniture maker, and co-owner of the Dauntless Wine Company winery.
Sarah VanGundy is a nonfiction MFA candidate with an interest in the strange, obscure, and unexpected. When she is not busy investigating various in-between spaces as Fugue's hybrid genre editor, she works as a librarian at the University of Idaho Library.
Caitlyn Curran is a second year Master of Fine Arts candidate in Poetry at the University of Idaho.
Stacy Miller is a second year MFA poetry candidate. She has been published in Mary Jane's Farm Magazine, The Pacific Northwest Inlander, The Mindful Word, and Mothers Always Write where she was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She has been awarded the Banks Award, the MLK Graduate Art Award, and the Writing in the Wild Fellowship, all from the University of Idaho. She is also a mother, artist, and small business owner.
[ Readers ]
Keegan Lawler, Heather Woolery, Rachel Westby, Mary Caraway, Autry Jeske, Kasha Nunnallee, Rosemarie Orona, Jinxing Lei, Shanda-Rochel Glover, Jack Hill, Xena Lunsford, Austin Maas, Katelyn Paz, Katherine Stokes