Black Lawrence Press
Executive Editor
Diane Goettel is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College. As an undergraduate she studied at Oxford University under the tutelage of Jamie McKendrick. Diane recently earned an MA from Brooklyn College. Some of her favorite authors include John Steinbeck, Lorrie Moore, Willa Cather, and Harper Lee.
Senior Editor
Angela Leroux-Lindsey has a BS from Ithaca College and is pursuing an MA in science studies and literary theory at NYU. She is the editor of The Adirondack Review, a reviewer for Kirkus, and writes for A&U Magazine. She lives in New York City.
Translations Editor
Daniele Pantano is a Swiss poet, translator, critic, and editor born of Sicilian and German parentage in Langenthal (Canton of Berne). He divides his time between Switzerland, the United States, and England, where he’s Reader in Poetry and Literary Translation and Director of Creative Writing at Edge Hill University. For more information, please visit
Chapbook Editor
Kit Frick studied poetry at Sarah Lawrence College and received her MFA from Syracuse University, where she served as poetry editor for Salt Hill Journal. She is an administrator at New York University and the editor for BLP’s Sapling newsletter. She lives in Brooklyn, NY.

 Associate Editor
Yvonne Garrett has an MFA in Fiction from the New School, a BA in English from Smith, and an MA in Humanities & Social Thought from NYU.  She is a reader for Barrow Street, the Fiction/Poetry Editor at NYU's Graduate Student Journal, ANAMESA and  the former Fiction Editor at LIT.  Her poetry, fiction, and non-fiction has been published in The Baltimore Review, The Raleigh Quarterly, Compass Rose, Thema, The Brooklyn Rail, Alternative Press, and Thrash Metal among others. She teaches writing at the Brooklyn Veteran's Center, lives in the East Village and hopes to one day return to the Pacific NW.

Associate Editor
Gina Keicher holds a BA in English and an MFA in Creative Writing from Syracuse University. She has served as poetry editor and editor-in-chief of Salt Hill Journal. She lives in Ithaca, NY.
Associate Editor
Kent Leatham has an MFA in poetry from Emerson College and a BA in poetry from Pacific Lutheran University. He served as chief editor of the literary journal Saxifrage and as a poetry reader for Redivider. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in journals such as Zoland, Artifice, the Belleview Literary Review, the Battered Suitcase, and Oranges & Sardines. Kent grew up inMonterey, CA, and currently lives in Boston, MA.
Associate Editor
Ansley Moon received a BA in English from Georgia State University and a MA in Creative Writing from Trinity College Carmarthen. She is currently an MFA candidate in poetry at the New School and an Associate Poetry Editor for The Furnace Review. She lives in Brooklyn, NY.
Contemporary Literature & Non-Fiction