Kaylie Jones, Founder

KAYLIE JONES has published seven books, including a memoir, Lies My Mother Never Told Me, and her most recent novel, The Anger Meridian. Her novel A Soldier’s Daughter Never Cries was adapted as a Merchant Ivory film in 1998. Jones has been teaching for more than twenty-five years, and is a faculty member in the Stony Brook Southampton MFA in Creative Writing & Literature program and in Wilkes University’s MFA in Creative Writing program. She is the author of Speak Now and the editor of Long Island Noir. Her newest endeavor is her publishing imprint with Akashic Books, Kaylie Jones Books.

EDITORS

LAURIE LOEWENSTEIN

LAURIE LOEWENSTEIN

EDITOR

Laurie Loewenstein, a fifth generation Midwesterner. She is the author of two novels: UNMENTIONABLES (2014) and DEATH OF A RAINMAKER (2018).

JUDY MANDEL

JUDY MANDEL

EDITOR

JUDY L. MANDEL is a writing coach, teacher, and editor. She is the author of the NY Times Bestseller, REPLACEMENT CHILD - A MEMOIR.

J. PATRICK REDMOND

J. PATRICK REDMOND

EDITOR

SOME GO HUNGRY is his first novel, and when asked about it, Patrick says, “It’s about God, guns, gays, and green beans.”

MARKETING

JENNIFER JENKINS

JENNIFER JENKINS

PUBLIC RELATIONS & EDITOR

JENNIFER JENKINS writes for magazines & stage, with plays produced nationally, and holds an MFA. in creative writing from Wilkes University.

LAUREN J. SHARKEY

LAUREN J. SHARKEY

MARKETING & WEB DEVELOPMENT, EDITOR

LAUREN J. SHARKEY is an MFA candidate and creative nonfiction editor for Reservoir Journal.

ODDITIES

MICHAEL HOARTY

MICHAEL HOARTY

MANAGING EDITOR

MICHAEL HOARTY is a student at Wilkes University. He is working on his first novel, a psychological thriller, and lives in Chicago.

JUSTIN KASSAB

JUSTIN KASSAB

EDITOR
DANIE WATSON

DANIE WATSON

Marketing Coordinator

Danie Watson is a freelance writer and social media manager nestled into the Pocono Mountains.

LITERARY CONSULTANTS

LORI A. MAY

LORI A. MAY

LITERARY CONSULTANT

LORI A. MAY’s books include THE WRITE CROWD: LITERARY CITIZENSHIP & THE WRITING LIFE (Bloomsbury).

TAYLOR POLITES

TAYLOR POLITES

LITERARY CONSULTANT
DAWN ZERA

DAWN ZERA

LITERARY CONSULTANT

When she isn’t resisting, DAWN teaches college composition, edits, writes, worships the sun, admires the moon, and practices gratitude.

JACKET DESIGNERS

KAITLIN MARTIN

KAITLIN MARTIN

ODDITIES

KAITLIN MARTIN is a Chicago-based illustrator and animator.

Renette Zimmerly

Renette Zimmerly

KAYLIE JONES BOOKS

RENETTE ZIMMERLY is an award-winning art director and graphic designer. She lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

Our Authors

David Andreas • Timothy Brandoff • Jason Carney • Mckenzie Cassidy • Justin Kassab • Bill Landauer • Stacey Lender • Laurie Lowenstein • Jaime Manrique • Matt McGevna • J. Patrick Redmond • Lauren J. Sharkey • Patricia A. Smith • Nina Solomon • Lauren Stahl• Barbara Taylor • Theasa Tuohy

Our Readers

David Andreas • McKenzie Cassidy • Breanna Renee Fairchild • Kevin Heisler • Eyrna Jones-Heisler • Johanna James • Loren Kleinman • April Line • Lori A. May • Rick Priebe • Andrea Ruiz • Ronnie K. Stephens

Past Interns/Graduate Assistants

Maxwell Bauman • Kait Burrier • R. Anthony Giamusso • Trilby Greene • Monique Millane • Dana Miller • Linda M.C. Nguyen • Rick Priebe