Jeffrey Levine
Jeffrey Levine is the author of three books of poetry: Rumor of Cortez, nominated for a 2006 Los Angeles Times Literary Award in Poetry, Mortal, Everlasting, which won the 2002 Transcontinental Poetry Prize. A third book Jubilo is forthcoming. His many poetry prizes include the Larry Levis Prize from the Missouri Review, the James Hearst Poetry Prize from North American Review, the Mississippi Review Poetry Prize, the Ekphrasis Poetry Prize, and the American Literary Review poetry prize. His poems have garnered 14 Pushcart nominations. A graduate of the Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers, Levine is founder, Editor‐in‐Chief and Publisher of Tupelo Press, an award‐winning independent literary press located in the historic Eclipse Mill in the Berkshire Mountains of Western Massachusetts.
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Marie Gauthier
Marketing Communications Director
Marie Gauthier, Marketing Director of Tupelo Press, is the author of a chapbook, Hunger All Inside (Finishing Line Press, 2009), and co-curator of the Collected Poets Series. Recent poems have appeared in The Common, Cave Wall, Salamander, Poetry Northwest, and elsewhere. She won a 2008 Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Prize in addition to Honorable Mention in 2010. She’s interested in work whose aesthetic serves the poem, whose language is a cocktail for the heart and mind.
Alan Berolzheimer
Project Manager
Alan Berolzheimer has worked in publishing since the early 1980s, beginning his career with The Papers of Daniel Webster at Dartmouth College. He spent three years with Chelsea Green Publishing as a developmental and acquisitions editor, and has directed the book publishing program for the Vermont Historical Society since 1998. He has numerous other editorial projects to his credit over the past 20 years. Alan has a Ph.D. in U.S. History and also works as a history educator with the Flow of History, a teacher education network in Vermont and New Hampshire. He has lives in Norwich, VT, with his wife, Nancy Cressman, who owns the used book store Left Bank Books in Hanover, NH.
Sarah Russell
Administrative Director
Sarah Russell has previously worked for a sales and marketing for a large internet company and also designed and edited her own online lifestyle publication, Return to Sender. A writer at heart, she studied creative writing with a concentration in poetry at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts and continued to study creative writing in graduate school at University of Essex in Colchester, UK. Sarah has particular interest in translated poetry as well as epistolary poetry, the latter the topic of her master’s dissertation.
Jim Schley
Jim Schley is a writer, theater artist, and teacher who works as a writing instructor for Community College of Vermont in addition to managing editor for Tupelo Press. His newest book is the collection of poems As When, In Season (Marick Press, 2008).
Kristina Marie Darling
Kristina Marie Darling Kristina Marie Darling is the author of over twenty books of poetry, most recently DARK HORSE (C&R Press, 2017). Her awards include two Yaddo residencies, a Hawthornden Castle Fellowship, and a Visiting Artist Fellowship from the American Academy in Rome, as well as grants from the Whiting Foundation and Harvard University’s Kittredge Fund. Her work appears in The Gettysburg Review, New American Writing, The Iowa Review, The Los Angeles Review of Books, Verse Daily, and elsewhere. She is currently working toward both a Ph.D. in Literature at S.U.N.Y.-Buffalo and an M.F.A. in Poetry at New York University
Kirsten Miles
Kirsten holds a degree from University of Virginia in Environmental Sciences and led a seminar series at UVA in research ethics for a number of years, lecturing and remaining active in the conversation about digital image integrity in the sciences. She founded the Tupelo Press Teen Writing Center in Charlottesville, Virginia, supporting teen writers and developing programming for scalable community support for writing as an art for teens. A bookmaker and member of a local letterpress non-profit with the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, she enjoys exploring the very slow process of making books by hand, and the relationship of the book to its content. She is working on her first novel.