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Aaron Lee Moore

Editor - In - Chief

AARON LEE MOORE is an Associate Professor of Comparative and World Literature at Sichuan University in Chengdu, China. A returned Peace Corps China volunteer (RPCV), he served as a university English teacher at Southwest Petroleum University in Xindu, China from 2010-2012. He holds a Ph.D. in Comparative and World Literature from Sichuan University, an MA in English from Florida State University, and a BA in English from Radford University. He started his academic career at New River Community College in the fall of 2002 after graduating from Floyd County High School. Prior creative and scholarly publications include Cold Mountain Review, Toad Suck Review, Sandy River Review, CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture, Interdisciplinary Literary Studies, Pennsylvania Literary Journal, Collected Essays of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Miller’s Pond, Deep South, Poet’s Haven, Stray Branch, Ascent Aspirations, Illumen, Open Minds Quarterly, Mobius, Virginia English Bulletin, eChinacities, and others.

Jen Goad

Associate Editor

JEN GOAD lived in Floyd and the New River Valley for several years before moving to Ladson, South Carolina. She has served as poetry editor for Floyd County Moonshine for over 5 years. Jen graduated from Temple University with a BA in Geography & Urban Studies and African American Studies. She escapes to Floyd whenever humanly possible.

CHRISTOPHER MCCLOUD is a 2003 graduate of Floyd County High School, a 2014 graduate from New River Community College, and a 2016 graduate in History from Radford University. He is currently an M.A. Candidate for Appalachian Studies with a concentration in Sustainability at Appalachian State University. In addition to his studies, at present he is the editorial assistant for the Appalachian Journal. His research on the craft beer industry’s environmental sustainability practices and impact on broadening the reach of Appalachia’s culture has been presented at the Appalachian Studies Association Conference in 2017. In addition, he is currently working as a Research Assistant for a grant funded project focusing on Black Mountain College and has an upcoming book review publication of J.D. Vance’s Hillbilly Elegy in the Appalachian Journal. Currently, he lives on a mountain east of Boone, NC and can be found sleeping on occasion in the Plemmons Solarium at App State.

Christopher McCloud

Web Architect