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Erin Wood

Erin Wood, Et Alia Publisher and Editor writes and edits in Little Rock, Arkansas. She is the editor of Scars: An Anthology (Et Alia, 2015). Her essay “We Scar, We Heal, We Rise,” was chosen as a notable in The Best American Essays 2013. Her writing has appeared in Psychology Today, Ms. Magazine's Blog, The Woven Tale PressAnderbo, The Healing MuseTales from the South, and elsewhere. Editing projects for Et Alia include Home Sweet Home: Arkansas Rescue Dogs & Their StoriesThe Mud & The Lotus: A Guide and Workbook for Students of Yoga,  The Only World You Get, Can Everybody Swim?, Scars: An AnthologyThe President Next Door, and Before I Sleep. Erin has an AB in English from Duke University, a JD from Georgia State University College of Law, and an MA in professional and technical writing from University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Visit her at Wood Writing and Editing.




James Baumlin

James BaumlinEt Alia Publisher and Editor, is distinguished Professor of English at Missouri State University, where he teaches Renaissance literature, the history of rhetoric, and creative nonfiction. He has authored and co-edited a dozen books and more than 100 essays, notes, and scholarly reviews. He earned his BA from Georgetown University and his Ph.D. from Brown University.


George H. Jensen

George H. JensenEt Alia Publisher and Editor. Former Chair of the Department of Rhetoric and Writing at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, George is a specialist in composition theory. With John K. DiTiberio, he published seminal research on personality differences as related to writing processes. This work was established in “Personality and Individual Writing Processes” (College Composition and Communication October 1984). The line of research continued in Personality and the Teaching of Composition (Ablex, 1989) and Writing and Personality (Davies Black 1995). Some of Jensen’s other books include The Philosophy of Discourse (Boynton/Cook/Heinemann, 1992), Storytelling in Alcoholics Anonymous: A Rhetorical Analysis (Southern Illinois University Press 2000), Identities Across Texts (Hampton Press, 2002). Most recently, he published Some of the Words Are Theirs: A Memoir of an Alcoholic Family (Moon City, 2009).


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Kathryn Olivero

Kathryn Oliverio (“Kathy”), Et Alia Layout Guru, is the Academic Editor and Director of Military Student Success at University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Prior to joining the UALR Provost's office, Kathy served for 20 years in the Air Force, retiring in 2000. In the Air Force, Kathy held various senior-enlisted leadership positions, and was a military training instructor (drill sergeant) for 7 years. She holds an MA in Professional and Technical Writing from UALR. Projects for Et Alia include the index for The Mud & The Lotus: A Guide and Workbook for Students of Yoga, and the interior layouts for The Only World You Get, Can Everybody Swim?, Scars: An Anthology, and The President Next Door



Amy Ashford

Amy Ashford, Et Alia Graphic Artist, illustrates and designs in her hometown of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She holds a BFA from Louisiana State University with a concentration in Printmaking. In addition, she has studied at SVA and Parsons in New York City. Projects for Et Alia include the interior layout and cover design for The Mud & The Lotus: A Guide and Workbook for Students of Yoga, and the covers of The Only World You Get and Can Everybody Swim? Her other clients include Chelsea Market Baskets and The Savory Pantry, which both fuel her passion for food and drink. Visit her at Ashford Design Studio



Jesse Nickles

Jesse Nickles, Et Alia Graphic Designer, is an illustrator + graphic designer from Springfield, Missouri. He graduated from Missouri State University in 2010 with a BFA in graphic design. He is co-owner of a print design service on Etsy called Atomica Press, which he runs with his talented wife, Ashley. Jesse's Et Alia projects include cover design for Scars: An Anthology, The President Next Doorand Blood and Milk, as well as our logo design.