"Everyone at NCLR is a hero to me."

—Kathryn Stripling Byer,
2005–2009 NC Poet Laureate
  • Watch a presentation (Link forthcoming) by Art Director Dana Ezzell about designing NCLR.

    Read an interview with Poetry Editor Jeff Franklin in the 2007 issue.

    Read a short story by Fiction Editor Liza Wieland in the 2008 issue’s Flashbacks section.

    Read a Duotrope interview with NCLR's Editor Margaret Bauer.

    Read the interview with the editor published in the NCLR's 25th issue and NCLR Online 2016.



    Undergraduate students, find out how to apply to be an intern.

    Students in the M.A. graduate program, find out how to apply to be an editorial assistant.

    Find information about the ECU graduate programs in English here.

Our Staff

  • 2017-2018 Editorial Assistants
    • Michael Ryan Smith
    • Omar Abdul Sutherland
  • 2017-2018 Interns
    • Harley Beechner
    • Amber Colbert
    • Samantha Grzybek
    • Autumn Gunsley
      Hannah Hensley
    • Melissa (Max) Herbert
    • Kristen Williams
  • Original Art DirectorEva Roberts
  • Other Previous Art Directors
    • Stanton Blakeslee, 1996-1997
    • Mary Hatch Thiesen, 1998-2000
    • Stephanie Whitlock Dicken, 2003-2008
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