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Editorial Staff

  • Editor:
    Sena Jeter Naslund, fiction writer, is the author of nine books, including The Fountain of St. James Court; or, The Portrait of the Artist as an Old Woman, and the bestselling novels Adam & Eve,Abundance: A Novel of Marie Antoinette, Ahab's Wife and Four Spirits. Sena is a Writer in Residence and Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of Louisville and founding editor of The Louisville Review and Fleur-de-Lis Press. Sena is the Program Director for Spalding University's brief-residency Master of Fine Arts in Writing Program.

  • Managing Editor:

    Karen J. Mann is the Administrative Director of Spalding University's brief-residency Master of Fine Arts in Writing Program. She has two novels, The Woman of La Mancha (Fleur-de-Lis Press, 2014) and The Saved Man (Page Turners, 2014). She has worked on The Louisville Review since 1986 when she began as the editorial assistant while getting her masters in English at the University of Louisville. Her fiction and nonfiction have appeared in journals and anthologies. She is the recipient of two grants from Kentucky Foundation for Women and has served as a reader for Kentucky Foundation for Women and the Indiana Arts Commission


  • Associate Editor:
    Kathleen Driskell, poet and fiction writer, is the Associate Program Director and an associate professor of poetry of Spalding University's brief-residency Master of Fine Arts in Writing, founder and director of the Kentucky Writers Coalition, author of Peck and Pock: A Graphic Poem and two books of poems Seed on Snow (Red Hen Press, 2009) and Laughing Sickness (Fleur-de-Lis Press), and editor of Place Gives Rise to Sprit: Writers on Louisville. Her latest book of poetry, Next Door to the Dead, is out from University of Kentucky Press in August 2015.
  • Assistant Managing Editor of The Louisville Review
    and Fleur-de-Lis Press:

    Ellyn Lichvar is a graduate of Spalding University's Master of Fine Arts in Writing. Her poems have appeared in various journals.

  • Student Assistant Editors:

  • Heath Bowen
  • Brittany Bryant
  • Ashlee Clark-Thompson
  • Peter Field
  • Journey McAndrews
  • Marilyn Millstone
  • Ashley Sterkel
  • Christy Talbot
  • Samantha Vakiener
  • Emily Vander Ark

  • Contact Information:

    louisvillereview@spalding.edu.

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    Louisville KY 40203

    Or call us at 502-873-4398


The Louisville Review, a literary magazine since 1976.
Spalding University, 851 S. Fourth St., Louisville, KY 40203
502.873-4398 or email louisvillereview@spalding.edu or fax 502.992.2409