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at each stage of their craft.
Apiary Lit provides editorial feedback, instruction and mentorships, and workshops and seminars, to writers of poetry, prose, and more.

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Chelsea Biondolillo

Creative Non-fiction, Ecopoetics

Chelsea's work has appeared in Orion, Passages North, River Teeth, Shenandoah, Brevity, Diagram, and elsewhere, and she is the recipient of the Carter Prize for the Essay and an Olive B. O’Connor fellowship. Her chapbook Ologies is forthcoming from Etchings Press. She holds a dual MFA in Creative Writing and Environmental Studies from the University of Wyoming.


Kenzie Allen

Poetry, CNF, Digital & New Media

Kenzie's work has appeared in Sonora ReviewThe Iowa ReviewDrunken BoatApogeeWordRiotSOFTBLOWBOAAT PRESS, and elsewhere, and she is the recipient of Hopwood Awards in Poetry and Non-fiction from the University of Michigan (MFA '14). She is the founder and managing editor of Anthropoid.

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Meredith Luby

Fiction & Microfiction, Slipstream

Meredith's work has been featured in Redivider, Glimmer Train, The Collagist, alice blue, fields, Fourteen Hills, Banango Street, and elsewhere. She received her MFA from Brown University. She was a finalist for the Fairy Tale Review Fiction Prize and won second place for the Writers at Work Fellowship.


Nathan Go

Fiction, International & Contemporary

Nathan Go is a graduate of the University of Michigan Zell Writers' Program, where he won a Hopwood Award and the Chamberlain Award for Creative Writing. He will be teaching and pursuing another MFA in fiction at the Iowa Writers Workshop this fall. A recipient of the 2012 PEN Center USA Emerging Voices Fellowship, the Walker Scholarship at FAWC, and an Associate Artist at the Atlantic Center for the Arts, he writes for the Michigan Quarterly Review online.


Justin Carter

Poetry, Fiction, Prose Poetry

Justin Carter is a PhD student at the University of North Texas. The co-editor of Banango Street & assistant poetry editor of American Literary Review, he holds a B.A. from the University of Houston & an MFA from Bowling Green State University. His work appears in Booth, The Collagist, cream city review, The Journal, Ninth Letter, Passages North, & Sonora Review, where he was awarded the 2015 Sonora Review Poetry Prize. He lives in Denton, TX.


Matthew Moser Miller


Matthew is a born-and-raised Ohioan. He holds an MFA from the University of Michigan, where he was a Hopwood Award winner, a workshop instructor, and a Zell Postgraduate Fellow in Creative Writing. Some of his recent work can be seen or is forthcoming in The Offing, The Journal, Sycamore Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, and Prairie Schooner. From 2013-2015, he has been a Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University.


    Sarah Xerta

    Poetry, Politics, Trauma

    Sarah Xerta is the author of Nothing To Do With Me (University of Hell Press, 2015), as well as the chapbooks Red Paper Heart (Zoo Cake Press, 2013), JULIET (I) (H_NGM_N, 2014) and JULIET (II), which is one of the recent winners of the Nostrovia! Chapbook NYC Poetry Contest. She has taught at the Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis but prefers her new volunteer position working as an art mentor with youth who have experienced trauma. She holds an MFA from the Vermont College of Fine Arts.

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    Catherine Carberry

    Fiction, Magical Realism/Fabulism

    Catherine earned her MFA from Bowling Green State University, where she was awarded the John Divine Fellowship and Deborah Sparkman research grant. She has served as Assistant Editor of Mid-American Review and Bartleby Snopes, and as a reader for The Paris Review. Her fiction has appeared in publications including Harvard Review, North American Review, Indiana Review, Sou'wester, Greensboro Review, and Tin House online, and has been broadcast on NPR. She currently lives in Spain.

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    Jaime Herdon

    Fiction, Non-Fiction & Memoir

    Jaime is a writer and editor living in the Northeast. She earned her MFA in creative nonfiction from Columbia University, and also has her MS in health psychology and her MPH in maternal-child health. Her writing has been featured on Healthline, sheknows.com, the Rumpus, Fiction Advocate, Scary Mommy, the Manifest-Station, Savvy Auntie, New York Family Magazine, and more. She was one of the original co-founders of the literary magazine Revolution House, and was one of its Nonfiction Editors. She edits fiction and nonfiction, especially memoir, personal essay, and science and medical writing.