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Founding Editors:

Erin A. Corriveau is an emotional archaeologist who graduated from Fairfield University’s MFA program with a concentration in creative nonfiction. Her writing has been published in Shoreline Literary Arts Magazine and The Fall River Spirit. Erin has served as the nonfiction editor of Mason’s Road Literary Journal. Her blog, Reinventing Erin, is her outlet for ruminating on the minutiae of everyday life.
Linsey Jayne is a wave-headed poet with a penchant for jazz who received her MFA in creative writing at Fairfield University. Her writing has been published in such publications as The Standard-Times, The Dartmouth-Westport Chronicle, and exactly.what.  She has served as the chief poetry editor for Mason’s Road, as well as the student editor for the Bryant Literary Review and the opinion section editor of The Archway. Linsey is currently at work on her first collection of poetry, entitled Idle Jive.

 

Interns:

Danielle Joseph is a graduate from The University of Rhode Island with a B.A. in Writing and Rhetoric and English. Filled with a passion for writing, reading, and editing, this is her second internship with a literary journal. Though her heart and mind reside within the realm of fantasy, she lives in Barrington, Rhode Island, with her two zany best friends and their eccentric cat. 
Amy LaCount was born in Tokyo to a Japanese mother and American father and moved stateside to metro Detroit when she was four years old. She attends Brown University, concentrating in human biology with a track in race and gender. In the past, she has interned at the Tokyo Women’s Medical College and worked on a research project examining the true cause of chronic pain. Extracurricularly at Brown, she is a staff writer for the female comedy blog The Rib, a member of Writer’s Group, which works with developmentally disabled adults in creative writing workshops, and she founded Brown’s first feminist publication, Bluestockings. Her hobbies include playing piano, listening to hip hop, watching videos of cats, and having dance parties. She is absolutely honored to have worked on Spry’s inaugural issue. 

 

Readers:

Phil Lemos has published three short stories — “Let It Go,” “Upset of the Century” and “BMW Supermodel” — and served as fiction editor for “Mason’s Road,” an online literary journal. In his spare time, he authors a blog entitled “Life in the Philloverse,” fires cashiers, and livetweets NFL football. He holds an MFA in fiction from Fairfield University, where he wrote a novel for his thesis.
Richard Trueblood has been a reader since he learned the alphabet.  S-T-O-P became No Exit, and a couple English degrees later Rich became a reader for Spry
Zac Zander currently resides in Lancaster, PA, but grew up all over the east coast. He is a candidate for a Master’s in Fine Arts in Nonfiction at Fairfield University where he is currently working on a collection of visual essays.

 

Proofreader:

Kate Gorton is a soon-to-be Master of Fine Arts, finishing up her final semester in Fairfield University’s Creative Writing Program. She is working on a full-length novel, alongside proofreading and editing projects for online literary journals and small presses and teaching a creative writing class at her local library. Her craft essay “Our Secret Selves: Characterization in Amy and Isabelle” was published in Mason’s Road’s fifth issue. She lives in Rhode Island.

 

Graphic Designer:

Cisco Covino is a writer and graphic artist and aesthetic scientist.  He received his MFA in fiction from Fairfield University and currently teaches at Johnson & Wales University.  His work has appeared in such publications as Cracked.com and Old Time Family Baseball.  He can usually be found riding his bike through the sweet absurdity of Boston, MA.

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