Now in its 85th year of publication, Prairie Schooner is pleased to announce the hiring of its new Managing Editor, Marianne Kunkel!
Holding an M.F.A. from the University of Florida and currently a third-year Ph.D. student in poetry, with a specialization in women’s and gender studies, at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Kunkel takes over as Managing Editor after her recent six-month stint as interim Managing Editor of Prairie Schooner.
A native of Alabama, Kunkel brings to the position of Managing Editor four years of publishing and editing experience working at the University Press of Florida, Naylor Publications, and the University of Nebraska Press. Also a talented poet, Kunkel has published poems in Columbia Poetry Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Poet Lore, Rattle, and River Styx, and her chapbook, The Laughing Game, is forthcoming from Finishing Line Press.