Meet Our Editors
While we've taken very different journeys to Delmarva Review, our editors share in common a passion for great literature, fine art, and the joy of bringing new and seasoned voices to life.
Wilson Wyatt, Jr.
Executive Editor &
Delmarva Review Literary Fund Chairman
A founder of Delmarva Review, Wilson was a journalist at The Courier-Journal after college at Sewanee (University of the South). He was the head of communications for several corporations. He participated on The Writer's Center Board, in Bethesda, MD, and has led several writing initiatives across the Delmarva and Chesapeake regions. His published writing includes nonfiction, fiction, and two books of photography. Website: http://wilsonwyattjr.com.
Bill designs and publishes Delmarva Review. As an author and freelance writer, he has been published in WIRED, and praised by reviewers and readers for his entertaining and thought-provoking projections of modern science and technology. His books include the Glide Trilogy, which won the Beverly Hills Book Award in Science Fiction, and his Cap City Kids young adult mystery-thriller series. A former IT consultant to Fortune 500 companies with a passion for both technology and creative writing, his sci fi and young adult mystery thrillers feature technology’s dual-edged promise. Website: https://gourgey.com.
Anne, a poet and fiction writer, is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Delaware. Her first book of poems, Believing Their Shadows, was published by Word Poems in 2010, her second book, Mother’s Maiden Name in 2013. She received both Emerging and Established Artist Awards in fiction and poetry from the Delaware State Arts Council. A chapbook of poems, Father’s Occupation, Mother’s Maiden Name, received the Dogfish Head Poetry Prize. Her work has appeared in several journals, including: Bellevue Literary Review, California Quarterly, Southern Poetry Review, and Octavo.
Harold O. Wilson
Hal lives with his wife Marilyn in Chester, on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. He grew up in Delray Beach, Florida and spent a portion of his youth in the Saint Mary’s river region of north Florida. After studying at Wake Forest University and Andover NewtonTheological School, Hal worked in the community development field at local, national, and international levels. During that period he published numerous articles on affordable housing and finance. In 2003 he retired and began writing poetry and fiction.
The Queen Anne’s County Arts Council has recognized Hal's poetry with several awards. His primary interest in fiction is to explore the ways in which individuals seek to define themselves in a hostile world. His treatment of their success and failures in The Night Blooming Cereus and Other Stories has been hailed as a tour de force by readers from all walks of life. Hal's second novel, A Taste of Salt, has been widely acclaimed. Website: http://haroldowilson.com.
Jim received an M.A. in Writing from Johns Hopkins University and a Ph.D. in English Literature from the University of Connecticut. In addition to his work as an attorney, teacher, and science writer, his fiction and poetry have appeared in Sheepshead Review, Regardie’s Magazine, and the Laurel Review.
Ellen is a Midwest native. She grew up in Fergus Falls, Minnesota, a small town surrounded by clear water and fertile soil situated at the eastern edge of the Red River Valley. After receiving her undergraduate degree in Environmental Studies from the University of Minnesota, Ellen started her writing career as a communicator for businesses and organizations focused on environmental issues and social change. A graduate of the MA in Science Writing Program at Johns Hopkins University, she currently lives in Duluth, Minnesota, where she writes about nature and explores the Northwoods with her husband and dogs. http://www.ellenlbrown.com.
Gerald F. Sweeney
Book Reviews Editor
Jerry is a past president of the Eastern Shore Writers Association. He is a veteran and a graduate of Michigan. A retired NY magazine executive, he recently completed the final novel in a seven-book series called The Columbiad that follows one family through the 20th century. The novels include: Eagles Rising, First Lights, Crashing into Sunrise, A Tournament of a Distinguished White Order, Comes the Electric Circus, Yo Columbia! and Wizard Ho! Website: http://www.geraldfsweeney.com/.
Wendy Elizabeth Ingersoll
Wendy's publications include her book Grace Only Follows, which won the National Federation of Press Women Contest; two chapbooks; and poems in journals such as Poetry East, Naugatuck River Review, Connecticut River Review, Cahoodaloodaling, Broadkill Review, Mojave River Review, Caesura, and Gargoyle. Her poetry manuscript was a Finalist for the 2015 Dogfish Head Poetry Prize. She is a retired piano teacher and lives in Delaware.
Judith is a freelance editor who has been providing editorial assistance for 10 years for authors of fiction, nonfiction, and essays. She is an award-winning author of both fiction and nonfiction. She is also a book indexer and past member of the American Society for Indexing, where she was editor of the quarterly journal, “Keywords.” She writes book reviews for the New York Journal of Books . Judy is a past president of Eastern Shore Writers Association and the Maryland Writers Association. She is currently the Managing Editor for “Crisis, Stress, and Human Resilience: An International Journal”. Her website is www.justcreativewriting.com. She lives in Greensboro, MD with two hounds – both four-legged.
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