The Nassau Review
Christina M. Rau, Editor-in-chief, Poetry Editor
Christina M. Rau is the author of the chapbooks WakeBreatheMove (Finishing Line Press, 2015) and For The Girls, I (Dancing Girl Press, 2014). Founder of the Long Island reading circuit Poets In Nassau, her poetry has appeared most recently in Crony, Temenos, and Redheaded Stepchild. She is a full-time Assistant Professor in the English Department at Nassau Community College where she also serves as Coordinator of the Creative Writing Project. Visit her at http://alifeofwe.blogspot.com.
Beth Beatrice Smith, Fiction Editor
Beth Beatrice Smith is a full-time Assistant Professor in the English Department at Nassau Community College. She is an active member of the Creative Writing Project at NCC.
Emily Hegarty, Creative Non-Fiction Editor
Emily Hegarty is a full-time Associate Professor in the English Department at Nassau Community College.
Suzanne Kaebnick, General Genre Editor
Suzanne Kaebnick is a full-time Associate Professor in the English Department at Nassau Community College. She enjoys teaching a variety of courses at the college, and the opportunity, at The Nassau Review, to read and help publish a diverse array of writing.
Izolda Maksym, Layout Editor
Izolda Maksym is a full-time Associate Professor in the Art Department at Nassau Community College. She holds an MFA in Design and Technology from Parsons School of Design and a BFA in Computer Graphics from New York Institute of Technology. She works for numerous web and software design companies in New York City where she designs award winning web sites.
Sally Ann Drucker, Proofreader
Sally Ann Drucker is a full-time Professor in the Department of English at Nassau Community College. Her poetry and fiction have been published in a number of literary journals and anthologies. She also has experience as a technical editor and writer and was an editorial assistant at Obsidian II Review.
Sabrina Davis, Proofreader
Sabrina Davis joined the Nassau Community College English department in 2009. She completed her BA in History from CUNY Baruch College and then received an MA in English with a concentration in Creative Writing from Florida Atlantic University. She is currently ABD in the American Studies Department at Saint Louis University. While her MA thesis is a piece of creative nonfiction entitled Microwavable Dinners, Professor Davis’s current creative interest is far removed from reality and is situated somewhere between science fiction, fantasy, and historical fiction.
Tonia L. Payne, Proofreader
Tonia L. Payne received a BA in theatre from the University of Colorado-Boulder in 1979. After working in several different fields, including ten years as an editor at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, she received her PhD in May of 1999 from the Graduate School and University Center of the City University of New York. She is an Associate Professor in the English department at Nassau Community College. She writes academically and creatively as well; her poem “Prairie” was published in California Quarterly.
Nassau Review Advisory Board Members
Professor Barbara Barnard, Co-chair
Professor Mary Lannon, Co-chair
Professor Michael Niemczyk, Secretary
Professor Pramila Venkateswaran
Professor Kwame Okoampa-Ahoofe
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