The Staff at Cooper Dillon
Publisher and Editor Adam Deutsch has his M.A. from Hofstra University and M.F.A. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has been on the editorial staff of a number of presses and journals, including Ninth Letter and Barn Owl Review. Adam has been interviewed and has written about publishing at Delphi Quarterly, Quarterly Conversation, Crossroads Lit Journal, the Best American Poetry Blog, & diode. He teaches writing at community colleges in San Diego and has a chapbook, Carry On, from H_NGM_N Books.
Assistant Editor Christine Bryant was raised in St. Louis, Missouri, then studied English and art at Cornell College before earning an MFA in creative writing from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. For three years, she served as editorial staff for Ninth Letter in creative nonfiction and poetry. Christine has edited professionally for over 10 years as CBC Editing, where she reviews academic, scientific, medical, and creative writing. Christine has written about writing here and here. She lives in Seattle, WA with her cat, and works as a part-time budtender at Hashtag Recreational Cannabis.
Art Director Max Xiantu practices visual art and music in Austin, Texas. Experienced in painting, sculpture, tattooing, graffiti, macrame, decoupage and whittling, he has worked as an artist and designer for more than a decade. Visit Corneasyrup to see his art and other visual projects.
Founder Colleen Ryor is a native upstate New Yorker who has lived in Germany, England, and France. She holds a B.A. in foreign languages from the State University of New York at Saratoga Springs, Empire State College. Colleen founded on-line literary magazine The Adirondack Review in the year 2000. She teaches German and lives in upstate New York.