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Jessica Faust is coeditor and poetry editor of The Southern Review. She has an MFA in Creative Writing (poetry) and a PhD in English (literature). After teaching for many years, she joined The Southern Review as assistant editor in 2004. In 2011 she became the journal’s poetry editor.

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Sacha Idell is coeditor and prose editor of The Southern Review. His original stories appear in Ploughshares, Electric Literature, Gulf Coast, and elsewhere. His translations include work by the Japanese writers Kyūsaku Yumeno and Toshirō Sasaki. After a number of years spent shuffling between San Francisco, Osaka, New York, and Arkansas, he now lives in Baton Rouge.

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Zach Shultz is an MFA Candidate at Louisiana State University and former nonfiction editor for New Delta Review. He is a 2019 Lambda Literary nonfiction fellow and a 2022 Indiana University Writers' Conference fiction fellow. His work has appeared in LitHub, Electric Literature, The Los Angeles Review of Books, and elsewhere.

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Victoria Herrmann is the subscriptions manager for The Southern Review. She has a BA in English and MA in teaching, both from LSU. She worked in communications for a local nonprofit and taught high school English before joining LSU Press and The Southern Review in 2021.