Erin Wood, Et Alia Owner and Editor, writes and edits in Little Rock, Arkansas. She is the editor of Scars: An Anthology. Her essay “We Scar, We Heal, We Rise,” was chosen as a notable in The Best American Essays 2013. Her work is forthcoming or has appeared in The Rumpus, Catapult, Psychology Today, Ms. Magazine's Blog, Entropy, The Woven Tale Press, Tales from the South, and elsewhere. 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.
Amy Ashford, Graphic Artist, illustrates and designs from 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 100 Insects of Arkansas and the Midsouth, 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.
Victoria Mays, Et Alia's 2018 Intern, is pursuing a MFA in Creative Writing at the University of Central Arkansas. She is a freelance editor and writer. When she’s not crafting stories, she is inspiring people through her blog, Soul-Liberation.
Kathryn Oliverio (“Kathy”), Layout, 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.
Jesse Nickles, 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 Door, and Blood and Milk, as well as our logo design.