EDITORIAL STAFF

Caitlin Hill is a third-year MFA candidate in creative nonfiction. She is an essayist, memoirist, and columnist from South Dakota whose work has appeared in Midwestern Gothic, Synaesthesia Magazine, Harpur Palate, and elsewhere. During her time at the University of Idaho, Caitlin has focused on Midwestern literature and documentary, economics, place and Great Plains studies as vehicles of her creative writing. She has been awarded a spot at the Cirenaica Writers Residency by the Chippewa Valley Writers Guild, a scholarship to read at the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature Symposium, and a Writing in the Wild Fellowship. She currently serves as the co-Editor-in-Chief of Fugue.

Lauren Yarnall is a third-year MFA candidate in poetry. 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.

Steven Pfau is a first-year MFA candidate in creative nonfiction. In addition to being the Managing Editor of Fugue, Steven is a coordinator of the POP-UP PROSE reading series in Moscow. He grew up in and around Boston, studied English and comparative literature at Columbia University, and worked for several years at Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Caitlin Palmer is a third-year MFA candidate in fiction. She is a writer from the Midwest who writes about wanderlust, malaise, and small beauty. She has attended the prestigious University of Missouri School of Journalism, and the Hellenic International Studies in the Arts Program, in Greece. She has work published or forthcoming in DIAGRAM, Under the Gum Tree, Midwestern Gothic, and museum of americana, where she was nominated for the 2017 Best of the Net Award. She will be published in the 2018 Idaho anthology "Writers in the Attic," and is the fiction editor for Fugue. She is the 2018-2019 Hemingway Fellow at the University of Idaho.

Caitlyn Curran is a third-year MFA candidate and English instructor at the University of Idaho. She serves as the current Marketing Editor for the literary journal Fugue. Her recent work can be found in: The American Journal of Poetry, Basalt, Hubbub, Miramer, PANK, Raleigh Review, Queen Mob's Tea House, Silk Road Review, Spectrum, and elsewhere. She is a 2018 Centrum Fellow at the Port Townsend Writers Conference and was selected as a 2018 semi-finalist in the Grist Pro Forma Poetry Contest.

Emmy Newman is a first-year MFA candidate in poetry. She is from Seattle, Washington, and received her bachelor's degree from Beloit College. Her work has been published in The Eunoia Review, The Ekphrastic Review, and by Seattle 4Culture.

Ryan Downum is a second-year MFA candidate in poetry. Poems of his have appeared in jubilat, Reality Beach, Bear Review, and elsewhere. He has been awarded a scholarship from the Juniper Summer Writing Institute and currently serves as the Poetry Editor for Fugue.

Keene Short is a second-year MFA candidate in creative nonfiction. He is also the Nonfiction Editor for Fugue. His work has appeared in Atticus Review, Split Lip Magazine, Waxwing, and elsewhere. Find out more at keeneshort.com.

Clare Shearer is a first-year MFA candidate in creative nonfiction.

Caitlin Palmer is a third-year MFA candidate in fiction. She is a writer from the Midwest who writes about wanderlust, malaise, and small beauty. She has attended the prestigious University of Missouri School of Journalism, and the Hellenic International Studies in the Arts Program, in Greece. She has work published or forthcoming in DIAGRAM, Under the Gum Tree, Midwestern Gothic, and museum of americana, where she was nominated for the 2017 Best of the Net Award. She will be published in the 2018 Idaho anthology "Writers in the Attic," and is the fiction editor for Fugue. She is the 2018-2019 Hemingway Fellow at the University of Idaho.

Stephanie Hamilton is a second-year MFA candidate in fiction. She is originally from South Carolina and holds a BS in Civil Engineering from Clemson University and a BA in History and Asian Studies from Furman University. She writes satire and dystopian fiction.

Corrin Bond is California native who is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in English literature at the University of Idaho. She is interested in genre fluid works that push boundaries, bend expectations, and challenge the relationship between reader and subject.

Zachary Turpin is an assistant professor of American literature, and a former Kluge Fellow at the Library of Congress. As a scholar of 19th-century American literature, his interests include digital humanities, textual recovery, periodical culture, and the history of epistemology and the sciences. His work appears in the Walt Whitman Quarterly Review, ESQ, Leviathan, Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature, J19, and American Realism. He currently serves as faculty advisor for Fugue.

POETRY: Emily Alexander, Caitlyn Curran, Shanda-Rochel Glover, Jack Hill, Xena Lunsford, Bradley Thompson

PROSE: Jeske Autry, Alex Bow, Garret Caudle, Christie Culp, Mary Caraway, Taylor Kowalksi, Keegan Lawler, Heather Woolery-Larsen, Jinrong Lei, Austin Maas, Rosemarie Orona, Katelyn Paz, Hailey Stewart, Katherine Stokes, Sarah VanGundy, Rachel Westby, Jacob Wilson

IMAGES | Etc.: David Janssen, Ashley Vaughn