Editor in Chief/Managing Editor –
Lisa M. Hase-Jackson is author of Flint and Fire, was selected by Jericho Brown for the 2019 Hilary Tham Capital Collection Series, an imprint of The Word Works in Washington DC. She holds an MFA in poetry from Converse College in Spartanburg, South Carolina, and a MA in English from Kansas State University. A full-time writer, Lisa is Editor in Chief of South 85 Journal and founding editor of Zingara Poetry Review.
Poetry Editor – Hannah Marshall lives in South-Central Illinois, where she works as the advising editor for the literary journal The Scriblerus. Her poems have appeared in Poetry Daily, New Ohio Review, The Madison Review, Anglican Theological Review, and elsewhere. She holds an MFA in creative writing from Converse College.
Poetry Readers – Shanta Brown, Zorina Frey, Russell Jackson, Brittany Kessler, Jaminnia States, Carrie Teresa Sage, Marlanda Dekine-Sapient Soul, and Erin York
Fiction Editor – Russell Carr is a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst in private practice in Maryland. He has a BA in Russian Literature from UNC at Chapel Hill, an MD from the University of Tennessee, and an MFA from Converse College. He recently retired from the United States Navy after twenty years of service. He was the review editor for South 85 Journal for two years, and currently serves as the journal’s fiction editor.
Fiction Readers – Andrew Clark, David Hartshorne, Nicole Jankov, Marcy Moe, John Peebles, Christine Schott, and Laura Platas-Scott
Non-Fiction Editor – Samantha Moe
Non-Fiction Readers – Alicia Looper, Carrie Teresa Sage, and Erin York
Review Editor – Keagan Herring has served 20+ years in the United States Coast Guard. She has a BA in English Literature, an MBA in Business Management, and is currently pursuing an MFA at Converse College. She has served as writer and assistant editor for The Post Script (Columbia College) and currently serves as the book review editor for the South 85 Journal.
Blog Editor – Nicole Jankov
Facebook Page Editors: Mel Sherrer, Zorina Frey
Faculty Advisor and Contributing Editor – Rick Mulkey
Managing Editor: Debby DeRosa
Artistic Director: Courtney McQueen
Nonfiction Editors: Gwen Holt