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ABOUT US

The Oxford American Literary Project, Inc., is a nonprofit arts and media organization.
We produce live events, a podcast, multimedia stories, and publish the quarterly
Oxford American magazine in alliance with the University of Central Arkansas (UCA). 

MISSION

To explore the complexity and vitality of the American South
through exceptional writing, music, and visual art.

 

SARA A. LEWIS
Interim Editor-in-Chief

Interim Managing Editor CHRISTIAN LEUS
Associate Editor  FREDERICK McKINDRA
Multimedia Editor
PATRICK D. MCDERMOTT
Editor-at-Large ROSALIND BENTLEY
Poetry Editor REBECCA GAYLE HOWELL

Art Directors CARTER/REDDY • www. CarterReddy.com
Art Editor ALYSSA ORTEGA COPPELMAN
Copyeditor  ALI WELKY

Editorial Interns
 JOE HUGHES 
OPHELIA JACKSON
COLM SIMMONS

Contributing Editors
LUCY ALIBAR, REBECCA BENGAL, ROY BLOUNT, JR., WENDY BRENNER,
KEVIN BROCKMEIER, BRONWEN DICKEY, LOLIS ERIC ELIE, 
BETH ANN FENNELLY, LESLIE JAMISON, HARRISON SCOTT KEY,
KIESE LAYMON, JESSICA LYNNE,
ALEX MAR, GREIL MARCUS, 
TAYLER MONTAGUE, DUNCAN MURRELL, CHRIS OFFUTT, IMANI PERRY,
AMANDA PETRUSICH, PADGETT POWELL, J
AMIE QUATRO,
DAVID RAMSEY, DIANE ROBERTS, ZANDRIA F. ROBINSON,
JOHN JEREMIAH SULLIVAN,
CARINA DEL VALLE SCHORSKE 

The Oxford American Literary Project, Inc., Board of Directors
Chairman SARA A. LEWIS
RICHARD MASSEY, JENNY DAVIS, ENJOLIQUÉ A. LETT, DANIELLE A. JACKSON

SHOBHITHAN KANDASAMY
Interim Assistant Director 

Advertising Sales Director KEVIN BLECHMAN
Senior Account Executive  KATHLEEN KING
Senior Account Executive  CRISTEN HEMMINS
Account Executive  RAY WITTENBERG

Marketing and Communications Manager KELSEY WHITE
Donor Services Coordinator SARAH GRAHAM
Outreach Coordinator ASHLEY CLAYBORN
Accounting Manager SHAVON TAYLOR
Business Administration Intern MOLLY COLEMAN
No Tears Suite Director RYAN HARRIS


The Oxford American Literary Project, Inc., receives support from
THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS, THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES,
AMAZON LITERARY PARTNERSHIP, ARKANSAS ARTS COUNCIL, ARKANSAS HUMANITIES COUNCIL, THE JULIA CHILD FOUNDATION FOR GASTRONOMY AND THE CULINARY ARTS, NATIONAL PARKS FOUNDATION, STELLA BOYLE SMITH TRUST, WHITING FOUNDATION, THE WINDGATE FOUNDATION, THE COMMUNITY OF LITERARY MAGAZINES AND PRESSES, WINTHROP ROCKEFELLER FOUNDATION, and WATSON-BROWN FOUNDATION