Village Voices: Jane Ryder

Village Voices: Jane Ryder

Mount Island’s Village Voices is a series of bite-sized interviews featuring diverse rural artists. If you’re interested in being featured, email us at editors@mountisland.com. Effigy mounds. 19×29, gouache on paper, 2014. Jane Ryder is a feral artist that...

Staff Q&A: Brianna Stallings

Staff Q&A: Brianna Stallings M. Brianna Stallings | Managing Editor, Nonfiction Editor mbriannastallings.contently.com M. Brianna Stallings is a writer and editor, though she prefers the title “Professional Word Wrangler.” She has almost 20 years of experience in...

Staff Q&A: Jasminum McMullen

Staff Q&A: Jasminum McMullen Jasminum McMullen | Editor, Fiction & Poetry Jasminum McMullen is a Sharpie pen enthusiast, a Jackson family nerd, and daughter of Oak Park, Illinois. Her poems and fiction have appeared in CRAM, Journal of Modern Poetry (JOMP),...

Staff Q&A: Desmond Peeples

Staff Q&A: Desmond Peeples Desmond Peeples | Editor in Chief desmondpeeples.com Desmond Peeples’ fiction, poetry, and nonfiction have appeared in Five [Quarterly], Big Bridge, Goreyesque, Hunger Mountain, and elsewhere, and their original music is released...