"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 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

  • 2018-2019 Editorial Assistants
    • Laura Bardin
      Cody Pollard
    • Michael Ryan Smith
  • 2018-2019 Interns
    • Dylan Newitt Allen
    • Alyssa Coleman
    • Jordan Crawford
    • Alexis Gadzinski
      Melissa Glen
    • Susie Hedley
      Max Kilgore
      Tay Peed
      Zak Sheppard
    • Georgia Wieland-Stanford
    • Founding EditorAlex Albright
  • 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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