Our Team


Jennifer Colville

Jennifer holds an MFA from Syracuse University and a Ph.D. in English and Creative Writing from the University of Utah. Her stories have appeared in The Literary Review, The Mississippi Review, The Iowa Review, and on the Huffington Post. A collection of short stories “Elegies for Uncanny Girls” was published by Indiana University Press in 2017. She is the founding editor of PromptPress, a journal for the interplay of visual art and writing. Jennifer Colville has taught at University of Iowa, San Francisco State and the University of San Francisco, and Coe College. 

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Lisa Roberts

Lisa Roberts has taught composition and literature at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, University of Virginia, University of Nevada--Las Vegas, and the University of Nebraska. She now serves as the Assistant Director for the Iowa Youth Writing Project to bring creative writing workshops to children, and she is the founding editor of Iowa City Poetry, a virtual resource for poetry happenings in Eastern Iowa. Her poems have appeared in Plainsongs, The Untidy Season: An Anthology of Nebraska Women Poets, Poetry in Public, and Little Village.