The Chapbook Reviewers

Mary Ellen Geer, Reviewer, is a Boston-area poet and editor who worked for many years at Harvard University Press until her recent retirement. Her chapbook of poems "At the Edge of the Known World" was published in 2008 by Finishing Line Press, and she is currently doing revisions on a second chapbook manuscript.

Kathleen Kirk, Reviewer, writes, reads a lot, and blogs eight days a week at her accidental blog, Wait! I Have a Blog?! A former editor of RHINO Magazine and associate editor for Poetry East, she is currently the poetry editor for Escape Into Life. Her own poetry appears in a number of print and online journals, including blossombones, Greensboro Review, Leveler, and Poems & Plays.

P. Nelson, Editorial Advisor & Reviewer, is a librarian and a fair shot with the No.4 Mk 1 Lee Enfield rifle.

Moira Richards, Reviewer, lives in South Africa and hangs out here; and here;

Laurie Rosenblatt, Reviewer, is an Assistant Professor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School in Boston. Her poems have been anthologized in The Alhambra Poetry Calendar and Poems in the Waiting Room (a publication for the British National Health Service). Individual poems have appeared in Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review, Salamander, Fulcrum, The Bellevue Literary Review, Per Contra, and Harvard Review among others. Visit Laurie Rosenblatt's poetry website here.

Susan Jo Russell, Reviewer, is a mathematics educator who writes extensively about mathematics teaching and learning for students and teachers. Her poems have appeared in The Comstock Review, Slant, Passager, Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review, and elsewhere. Her long poem, “Southern Girl: Chicago, 1943-1946,” won the 2009 Chautauqua Prize in poetry. Susan Jo's chapbook We Are Not Entirely Abandoned will be published in November 2011 by Finishing Line Press. Visit Susan Jo's poetry blog here.

Emily Scudder, Developer, Managing Editor, Reviewer, is the author of the poetry collection Feeding Time (Pecan Grove Press, 2011) and poetry chapbooks, Natural Instincts and A Change of Pace (Finishing Line Press 2007, 2008). Her poems have appeared in Harvard Review, Agni Online, Salamander, New Letters, and other publications. Please visit her at