Editorial Staff and Contact


Editor-at-Large: Mary Carroll-Hackett

Managing Editor: Danielle Kelly

Fiction Editors: Danielle Kelly, Chris Chapman

Poetry Editor: Jessica Spruill

Nonfiction Editors: Susan Krakoff, Beth Feagan

Appalachian Arts Editor: Vincent Trimboli

Blog Manager: Allison Pugh

Technical Advisor: J Hackett


Contact: Submissions and Appalachian Arts queries are accepted only through Submittable. General inquiries may be addressed to heartwoodlitmag (at) gmail (dot) com

The name of this journal, the scientific term 'heartwood,' used in dendrology, the study of woody plants, and referring to the core, was inspired by Karen Salyer McElmurray's application of the word to the writing process in a lecture delivered during an MFA residency at WVWC.