Kevin is a PhD student in English studying twentieth-century American poetry. He has a BA in English and political science from San Diego State University and an MA in literature and creative writing from CGU. His poems are forthcoming or have recently appeared in the Iowa Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, New Madrid, RHINO Poetry, Aethlon, Going Down Swinging, and in Split Lip Press’s Utter Foolery: Best Global Literary Humor 2015.
APRIL ANDERSON | MANAGING EDITOR
April is a doctoral student in the English department at CGU and is currently working as a writing consultant in the CGU Writing Center and an instructor at CSU San Marcos and the University of La Verne. Though she has been caught reciting the poetry of ee Cummings and TS Eliot and/or pondering the human condition as is appears in Russian literature, her primary research focuses on American women poets and aesthetics.
EMILY SCHUCK | MANAGING EDITOR
Emily is a PhD student in English at Claremont Graduate University focusing on Modernism. She subscribes to Carl Sandburg’s philosophy of poetry—that it is the synthesis of hyacinths and biscuits. She is an adjunct at University of La Verne, and the editor-in-chief of CGU's student newsletter, the Pedant. When not diligently promoting Foothill, you may find her debating the mechanics of language, vehemently defending the Oxford comma over a glass of wine, or attempting to recite a recently memorized Mary Oliver poem.
BRIAN F. MCCABE | OUTREACH EDITOR
Brian is a third-year doctoral student at Claremont Graduate University whose main focus is poetry and poetics in the twentieth- and twenty-first-centuries. Brian works primarily on Irish, American, and Irish-American writers, but has a general interest in all good poetry. Brian’s studies have taken him all over the country, and beyond; to England and Ireland, where he plans to return every summer until he dies. His bedside table generally has Cummings, Mary Oliver, Eavan Boland, and Seamus Heaney on it—and the latest edition of Foothill. He’s also a photographer of some moderate skill.
KELSEY KIMMEL | DESIGN EDITOR
Kelsey received a BA in graphic design from the University of Redlands and an MFA from Claremont Graduate University. Her work incorporates digital photographs and drawings, and is inspired by the complexities and haphazardness of daily life. In her free time, you'll find Kelsey playing soccer, dog-sitting (in hopes of soon getting her own), or enjoying the California sunshine at the beach, either with friends or with a good book.
PETER LANE | COMMUNICATIONS EDITOR
Peter is a master’s student in English at Claremont Graduate University. He focuses his studies on Shakespeare and John Milton but loves poetry in all of its different manifestations. He is also an improv comedian and a dancer with a deep interest in Eastern Mysticism. When he is not dancing, studying, or trying to be funny, he writes poetry of his own.
*Associate editors: Scott Kneece, Jan Andres, Daniel Lanza, Clarissa Castaneda, Lauren Hartle
*Previous editors: Brendan Babish, Tyler Reeb, Jaji Crocker, Joel Childers, Sophie Soprano, Amanda Kallis, Rachel Tie, Shayna Citrenbaum, Jordan Perry, Kenton Freemuth