WSC Press

Chad Christensen, Managing Editor

Chad Christensen, Managing Editor

February 5, 2020

Chad Christensen earned his MSE at Wayne State College and his MFA in Writing at the University of Nebraska Omaha.  He's edited numerous books and became the managing editor for the WSC Press in 2011.  He also teaches several classes including Editing for Publication and Poetry Workshop.

JV Brummels, Director

JV Brummels, Director

February 5, 2020

JV Brummels’ fifth collection, City at War, was published by The Backwaters Press in late 2009. His work has been recognized with a Literature Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Elkhorn Prize and the Mildred Bennett Award for contributions to the state’s literature from the Nebras...

Eddie Elfers, Director

Eddie Elfers, Director

February 5, 2020

Eddie Elfers was born in El Paso, Texas, where his grandfather (Edmund Burke Elfers), was a respected judge, and his father (Edmund Burke Elfers Jr.) was a U.S. Customs inspector. As a first career, not consciously intended to counter the legal and law-enforcement careers of his forebears, he (Edmund...

Sharon Cole, Editor

Sharon Cole, Editor

February 4, 2020

Sharon Cole is the Adult Services Librarian at Wayne Public Library in Wayne Nebraska, where she coordinates adult activities and create advertisements, graphics and various social media posts for the library. She is also a part of the adjunct faculty at Wayne State College, teaching Editing and Publish...

Stephanie Marcellus, Editor

Stephanie Marcellus, Editor

February 4, 2020

Stephanie Marcellus is an assistant professor at Wayne State College, where she teaches creative writing and literature courses. She recently received her doctoral degree in British literature from the University of South Dakota and also holds an MFA in creative writing from Colorado State University. ...

David Z. Drees, NE Territory Online Editor

David Z. Drees, NE Territory Online Editor

February 4, 2020

Zach Drees is the online editor for the Nebraska Territory as well as an adjunct English instructor at Northeast Community College and Wayne State College. A recent graduate of the University of Nebraska Omaha MFA in Writing program, he resides in Wayne, Nebraska.

Elijah Herrington, Graduate Assistant

Elijah Herrington, Graduate Assistant

February 3, 2020

He is a graduate student at Wayne State College focusing his studies in English. In his spare time, Elijah writes poetry and fumbles with photography and technology. He resides in Wayne, NE.

Jen Ippensen, Intern

Jen Ippensen, Intern

February 3, 2020

Jen Ippensen lives and writes in Norfolk, Nebraska. She holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of Nebraska-Omaha. You can find her at www.jenippensen.com or on Twitter @jippensen....

Libby Dunn, Intern

Libby Dunn, Intern

February 2, 2020

Libby Dunn is from Falls City, NE, and currently lives in Wayne, NE. She is a student at WSC studying journalism and political science. In her free time she enjoys knitting, hiking, reading, and writing.

Stepha Vesper, Intern

Stepha Vesper, Intern

January 29, 2020

Originally from southwestern Ohio and currently residing in Omaha, Stepha Vesper holds a BA and an MA in poetry from Miami University. She is currently an MFA candidate at the University of Nebraska-Omaha. Stepha’s poems can be found or are forthcoming in Fruita Pulp, Arsenic Lobster, COAST|noCOAST...

Liz Daehnke, Editor

Liz Daehnke, Editor

September 20, 2014

Liz Daehnke is an editor for the WSC Press.  She earned both her bachelor's  and master's degrees from Wayne State College.  For the last several years she has also been an assistant to the publisher at Logan House Press.

Tyisha Wrice, Editor & Graphic Designer

Tyisha Wrice, Editor & Graphic Designer

September 20, 2014

Tyisha Wrice graduated in 2012 with a Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design, English Writing and Editing & Publishing. In 2014, she decided to pursue a Master of Science in Education while working as a Graduate Assistant to the WSC Press. She has held past internships in creative writing and desig...

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