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Green Briar Review is an independent literary magazine. We're looking for writing from anywhere that the Green Briar exists, which is probably everywhere. Check out our guidelines. Read our past issues. Send us something. We'd love to read your work! 

Green Briar Review accepts nonfiction and fiction in a variety of forms, as well as poetry. Please submit only one piece of fiction and/or nonfiction at a time, and no more than two poems. See our Submissions page for more information. We use Submittable. ​

You can conctact us at info@greenbriarreview.com

ISSN 2330-2690

Our logo was designed by Vanessa Burkly. You can check her out here: https://vanessaburkly.com/

STAFF

Geoff Watkinson (2012 - Present)
Founder / Editor / Nonfiction Editor
Geoff founded Green Briar Review in June 2012. He has contributed to GuernicaBrevity [Blog]The HumanistThe San Diego Union-TribuneThe Virginian PilotstorySouth, and Switchback, among others. His first nonfiction collection, Have Some Faith in Loneliness & Other Essays, is due out in 2019 (Dreaming Big Publications). He is a lecturer in the English Department at Seton Hall University. Check him out here or find him on Twitter: @GeoffWatkinson

LeeAnn Adams
Senior Fiction Editor
LeeAnn Adams writes under the pseudonym, L. N. Holmes. She is the author of the micro-chapbook, Space, Collisions (Ghost City Press). Her writing has appeared in F(r)iction, Newfound, Vestal Review, Fathom, Crack the Spine, and other magazines and journals. Her story, "Pheonix Fire Fight," won the Apparition Lit Flash Fiction Contest in April 2018. You can follow her on Twitter (@LNHolmeswriter) and learn more about her at lnholmeswriter.wordpress.com.

Laura Huey Chamberlain
Fiction Editor
Laura Huey Chamberlain is a proposal manager in the Washington, D.C., area. Before that, she edited academic journals and books and taught literature and writing at various colleges and universities, including Penn State New Kensington and Duquesne University. She currently studies the craft of short fiction at The Writer’s Center in Bethesda, MD, and she's been a finalist for the Glimmer Train Award for New Writers.

Diana Kim
Fiction Editor
Diana Kim has a BA in English Literature and Creative Writing from Seton Hall University, where she is currently working towards an MA in English and Creative Writing and teaches first-year writing and literature. Diana has served as the editor for Seton Hall's student literary magazine, Corner Pocket, and has interned at One Story magazine in Brooklyn. 

Jane Ward
Poetry Editor
Jane Ward is a New Jersey-based writer and mother of two young sons. She manages public relations for a healthcare company. She holds a BA in English from Catholic University and an MPhil in Irish Literature from Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland.

Jeff Newberry
Poetry Editor
Jeff Newberry teaches in the Writing and Communications Program at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton, Georgia. The author of a novel, a collection of poetry, and a chapbook, he is the co-author (with Justin Evans) of the forthcoming collection Cross County (WordTech Editions, 2019). He holds a Ph.D. in English from the Creative Writing Progam at the University of Georgia. Find out more about him here.

Olivia Klein
Poetry Reader
Olivia is a current student at Seton Hall University studying Communication and Visual and Sound Media. A member of the Brownson Speech and Debate team, she competes in Public Address as well as Prose and Poetry interpretation. Her favorite poets include: Amanda Lovelace, Danielle Doby, and Jeanann Verlee. 

​Former Staff
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Talia Smart (10/2018 - 2/2019)

Michael Alessi (2013 - 2016)

Lucian Mattison (2013 - 2016)

Andrew Squitiro (2013 - 2016)

Sarah Pringle (2013 - 2016)

Devin Stabley-Conde (2016)

Paul Fauteux (2016)

Jake Bateman (2016)

Sally J. Johnson (2013 - 2015)

Paul Pastorini (2012 - 2015)

Martha Park​ (2015)

Kristen Keckler (2014)

​Phil Quam (2013 - 2016)

Lucas Flatt (2014 - 2016)

Elizabeth Genovise (2014 - 2016)


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