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Christina Mun-Lutz

Secretary & Treasurer, VIDA Review Editor-in-Chief
Christina Mun-Lutz is a Korean-American poet and lives in St. Petersburg, FL where she teaches creative writing and is a staff member at Eckerd College. Originally hailing from Columbus, OH, she received her BA from The Ohio State University and later attended the University of South Florida for her MFA in poetry. Her work has...
Christina Mun-Lutz

Feliz Moreno

VIDA Review Managing Editor
Feliz Moreno received her MFA from the University of San Francisco. Her work has appeared in sPARKLE+bLINK, The Acentos Review, Longreads, Apogee, and Vestal Review. By daylight she is a professional dog walker and dog daycare attendant. By moonlight she works on a collection of linked stories centered on a young, Mexican-American woman who became the first felon of...
Feliz Moreno

Fiction

Grace Johnson

VIDA Review, Assistant Fiction Editor
Grace Johnson lives in Astoria, New York. She studied English and Music at Brown University and has read for Synecdoche Press, The Round, Milkweed Editions, Coffee House Press, and Farrar, Straus & Giroux.
Grace Johnson

Monica Macansantos

VIDA Review, Fiction Reader
Monica Macansantos is a fiction writer, essayist, and poet from the Philippines. She was a James A. Michener Fellow at the University of Texas at Austin, where she earned her MFA in Writing, and also holds a PhD in Creative Writing from the Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand. Her work has appeared in failbetter,...
Monica Macansantos

Sandy Naing

VIDA Review, Fiction Reader
Sandy Naing is a fiction writer living in Brooklyn, NY by way of the San Francisco Bay Area. She studied creative writing at UC Berkeley and UCLA Extension and received her BA in English and American studies from Wellesley College. Her work has been nominated twice for the James Kirkwood Literary Prize and has been...
Sandy Naing

Olivia Postelli

VIDA Review, Fiction Reader
Olivia Postelli received her MFA in fiction from Oregon State University. Her work has appeared in Kenyon Review Online and in Grist: A Journal of the Literary Arts. She lives in Chicago and tweets @oliviapostelli.
Olivia Postelli

Nonfiction

Rachel Villa

VIDA Review, Nonfiction Editor
Rachel Villa is an essayist, poet, and editor from small-town Maryland who currently lives in Portland, Oregon. She has edited for The Hawkins Project, The Believer, Grub Street, and Discourse and her nonfiction has appeared in The Believer and Grub Street. She spends her mornings stocking bookshelves and her evenings trying to get her cat to stop stepping on her keyboard.
Rachel Villa

Beth Ward

VIDA Review, Nonfiction Editor
Beth Ward is a writer, editor and digital storyteller based in Atlanta, Georgia. A graduate of Mercer University, her work has been published previously in BUST, Atlas Obscura, NPR, Creative Nonfiction, and The Bitter Southerner, as well as in London-based feminist publications Suspira Magazine and Restless Magazine. Beth currently serves as the managing editor of DWF Magazine. DWF Magazine is the editorial...
Beth Ward

Harmony Hazard

VIDA Review, Assistant Nonfiction Editor
Harmony Hazard hails from Tucson and New York. She received her MFA from Stony Brook University and her writing has been published or is forthcoming in Hippocampus, The Rumpus, Catapult, CALYX, Border Crossing, and in the anthology Rebellious Mourning: The Collective Work of Grief.
Harmony Hazard

Rose Heredia

VIDA Review, Assistant Nonfiction Editor
Rose Heredia is Dominican-American and from Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York, currently living in Oakland. She has an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of San Francisco. She is a VONA alumna, served as a fiction and nonfiction editor for the UC Berkeley Extension literary magazine, Ursa Minor, and received a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program in...
Rose Heredia

Lisa Allen

VIDA Review, Nonfiction Reader
Lisa Allen is a writer, editor, and librarian based in Kansas City. She was a Michael Steinberg Fellow at the Solstice Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing Program at Pine Manor College and holds two MFAs from the program: one in Creative Nonfiction and one in Poetry. Her essays and poetry have been published in the...
Lisa Allen

Ellen Boyette

VIDA Review, Nonfiction Reader
Ellen Boyette is an editorial assistant at Rescue Press. She received her MFA in Poetry from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where she was a recipient of the Alberta Kelly Fellowship as well as a Teaching-Writing Fellowship. Her first book of poetry, BEDIEVAL, was a finalist for the 2019 Slope Editions Book Prize, judged by Solmaz...
Ellen Boyette

Alison Hsiao

VIDA Review, Nonfiction Reader
Alison Hsiao is a PhD student in English at UC Davis. Among her many research interests are Asian American and diaspora literature, critical race theory, and queer of color critique. Her other passions aside from literature include cooking soups and showing reluctant people photos of her beloved dog.
Alison Hsiao

Poetry

Christina Shideler

VIDA Review, Poetry Editor
Christina Shideler received her MFA in poetry from The New School, where she was an assistant poetry editor at LIT. Her work has appeared in publications including DIAGRAM, Painted Bride Quarterly, and The Seventh Wave, where she also edits poetry. She served as co-founder and Editor-in-Chief for Hysterical. Originally from the Texas Hill Country, she...
Christina Shideler

Rachel Britton

VIDA Review, Assistant Poetry Editor
Rachel Britton is a writer and translator in Queens, New York, where she works for Poets & Writers Magazine and cares for many plants. Her poetry, fiction, and nonfiction have appeared in Gandy Dancer. 
Rachel Britton

Genevieve Hartman

VIDA Review, Poetry Reader
Genevieve Hartman recently graduated from Houghton College with a BA in English and Adolescence Education, where she was the head editor of The Lanthorn. She is a poet, a former intern with BOA Editions, and currently serves as a content manager for the Adroit Journal and as a substitute teacher in Rochester, NY. Besides poetry, she loves calligraphy,...
Genevieve Hartman

Amanda Moore

VIDA Review, Poetry Reader
Amanda Moore’s poetry has appeared in journals and anthologies including ZZYZVA, Cream City Review, Best New Poets, and Mamas and Papas: On the Sublime and Heartbreaking Art of Parenting, and she is the recipient of writing awards and fellowships from The Writers Grotto, Brush Creek Arts Foundation, and The Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts. Her essays have appeared in The...
Amanda Moore

Jeri Theriault

VIDA Review, Poetry Reader
Jeri Theriault’s poetry collections include radost, my red (Moon Pie Press) and the award-winning In the Museum of Surrender (Encircle Publications). Her poems and reviews have appeared or are forthcoming in journals such as The American Journal of Poetry, The Rumpus, The Texas Review, and The Ashvilled Poetry Review. A Fulbright recipient and three-time Pushcart...
Jeri Theriault

Interviews & Reviews

Katharine Coldiron

VIDA Review, Interviews & Reviews Editor
Katharine Coldiron’s work has appeared in Ms., the Washington Post, NPR, Bitch, the Establishment, BUST, the Believer, the Rumpus, and many other places. Her novella, Ceremonials, is forthcoming from Kernpunkt Press in early 2020.
Katharine Coldiron

Manisha AR

VIDA Review, Assistant Interviews & Reviews Editor
Manisha is a storyteller and cultural critic, currently working out of Bangalore. She has written about film, literature, performance, and interdisciplinary shows for the Adroit Journal, Chicago Artist Writers, Newcity Chicago, the South Side Weekly and Sixty Inches from the Center. She holds an MA (New Arts Journalism, 2018) from the School of the Art...
Manisha AR