The Staff at Cooper Dillon
Publisher and Editor Adam Deutsch was born on Long Island, New York and has his M.A. from Hofstra University (2005) and M.F.A. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2008). He has been on the editorial staff of a number of presses and journals, including Ninth Letter and Barn Owl Review. Adam has been interviewed and has written about publishing at Fringe Magazine, Quarterly Conversation, & diode. He presently teaches at community college in San Diego and pours beer at AleSmith Brewing Company.
Assistant Editor Taylor Mardis Katz is a native New Yorker, a poet, and a soon-to-be-farmer. She received her MFA from San Diego State University, where she curated a poetry and visual art reading series in her sideyard. Currently, she grows food, cares for chickens, and writes poems in Vermont with her partner, Misha. Check out her life in poems and photos at intimeweallfly.wordpress.com.
Art Director Max Xiantu practices visual art and music in Austin, Texas. Experienced in painting, sculpture, tattooing, graffiti, macrame, decoupage and whittling, he has worked as an artist and designer for more than a decade. Visit maxxiantu.com to see his art and hear his music.
Founder Colleen Ryor is a native upstate New Yorker who has lived in Germany, England, and France. She holds a B.A. in foreign languages from the State University of New York at Saratoga Springs, Empire State College. Colleen founded on-line literary magazine The Adirondack Review in the year 2000. She teaches German and lives in upstate New York.