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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. He has been prose editor of the journal since 2018.

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Emilie Rodriguez is a Latinx writer, originally from San Diego. She is the editorial assistant for The Southern Review and an MFA candidate in Fiction at Louisiana State University. She is also the former editor-in-chief of the New Delta Review. Her favorite spaces to write about are the magical, the real, the painful, and everything in between.

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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.