Stephanie Kaplan Cohen is a founding editor of The Westchester Review. Her work, both prose and poetry, has appeared in numerous literary journals, university presses, and newspapers (including The New York Times). Her work has been read on NPR, and has appeared in several book collections. She has given readings in Westchester, New York, and Florida. She is the author of two books, Additions And Subtractions, a collection of poetry published by Plain View Press, and In My Mother’s House, a memoir, published by Woodley Press. A novel is currently making the rounds.
Judith Naomi Fish is a founding editor of The Westchester Review. She has been a journalist and a writer of fiction for over thirty years. Her feature articles, personal essays, and short stories have appeared in national and regional publications. A literature major at Brooklyn College and the University of Chicago, she has taught writing to students of all ages.
Lesleigh Forsyth is a poet whose work has been published in many literary magazines, and who has been nominated for two Pushcart Prizes. She received an MA in Italian Literature from Columbia University, and an MFA in Poetry from Sarah Lawrence College. She has an extensive background in writing for publicity, promotion, and fund raising.
Amy Ralston Seife teaches creative writing classes and workshops, and is a freelance editor. Her fiction has appeared in numerous literary journals and has been nominated twice for a Pushcart Prize. She has received first prize in the Pen & Brush Prose Contest and Inkwell Competitions, and Honorable Mention in Zoetrope’s All-Story Fiction Contest. She holds an MA in English Literature from Yale University, and an MFA in fiction writing from Sarah Lawrence College, as well as an MBA from Columbia University.
Tracy Proctor Williamson’s short stories have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, performed on stage, and garnered awards in national literary contests. She is currently working on a novel. Tracy earned her MFA in Writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts.