These people make Gravel a thing.
Paul Anderson earned his BA in Creative Writing from Saginaw Valley State University and his MA in English from Central Michigan University, where he taught composition as a Graduate Assistant. He served as fiction and non-fiction editor for CMU's literary publication, Temenos, and serves as editor-in-chief for Livid Squid Literary Journal. His work has appeared in such publications as The Valley Vanguard, Cardinal Sins, The Absent Willow Review, Thunder Sandwich, and Temenos. He and his wife recently purchased their first house, which sits on an acre of partially wooded land in Michigan.
Jake Patin holds a Bachelor's Degree in Creative Writing from the Univerity of North Texas, and is currently an MFA candidate in Fiction at the University of Arkansas, Monticello. He lives and writes in Texas.
Nicole Provencher-Natale is a poet and high school English teacher. She has worked in the San Antonio School District as part of Gemini Ink’s Writers in Communities. Nicole’s recent projects have included teaching myths, fables, and fairytales in the San Antonio Independent School District and working in the genre of autobiography and memoir with incarcerated mothers. Nicole’s recent publications appear in Ghost Town, The Concho River Review, Nimrod International Journal, Karamu, Nexus, and The Lullwater Review. She holds a BA and MA degrees in English from Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio, Texas. She lives in Texas with her husband and daughter on a sustainable homestead.
David Brown is a student of the creative writing MFA program at University of Arkansas at Monticello. He is the author of three books and a regular contributor to The Atlantic, The Week, and Mental Floss. He received his undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University.
Jessica Housand-Weaver is an internationally published creative writer in fiction and poetry as well as an MFA graduate student at The University of Arkansas at Monticello. She also has writing and editing experience in a wide range of subject matter from travel, food, and fashion, to real estate, education, and business. Her literary publication and award credits include or are upcoming in: Stone Soup Magazine, Poetic Voices Magazine, The Dark Fiction Spotlight, Mused-The BellaOnline Literary Review, Mocha Memoirs Press, Malpais Review, Fickle Muses, Poetry Pacific, The New Poet, Crack the Spine, and Red Ochre Lit, among others. Her short stories have won awards. Additionally, she was nominated for the Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Arts Award. You can view her webpage here.
Faculty Advisor: Diane Payne, MFA Director