|Marick Press Staff|
Mariela Griffor was born in the city of Concepcion in southern Chile. She is the author of House (Mayapple Press) and The Psychiatrist (Eyewear Publishing) and is Founding Publisher of Marick Press. Her work has appeared in Passages North, Washington Square Review, Poetry International and others Journals. Mariela holds a B.A in Journalism from Wayne State University and M.F.A. in Creative Writing from New England College. Her forthcoming publications include the translations: Canto General by Pablo Neruda (Tupelo Press), At Half Mast by Carmen Berenguer, Militant Poems by Raul Zurita (Orange Monkey Publishing), and, Bye, have a good time! by Kristina Lugn (Eyewear Publishing). For more info see: www.marielagriffor.com, www.marielagriffor.weebly.com and www.chileanconsulatedetroit.org
Christine HowsonAssociate Editor
Christine Howson is a writer and teacher in Detroit, Michigan. She studied English, Psychology, and Education at Michigan State University and the University of Detroit Mercy. She enjoys exploring, traveling and singing Gregorian chant.
Scott MinarAssociate Editor
Scott Minar’s is the author of The Body's Fire (Clarellen 2002) and The Palace of Reasons (Mammoth Books 2006); coauthor (with Edward Dougherty) of Exercises for Poets: Double Bloom (Pearson/Prentice Hall 2006); and editor of The Working Poet: 75 Writing Exercises and a Poetry Anthology (Autumn House 2009). His poems have appeared in The Paris Review, Poetry International, Crazyhorse, The Georgia Review, Ninth Letter, TickleAce, West Branch, The Laurel Review, Verse Daily, and other journals and anthologies in the U.S. and Canada. He has taught at Memorial University of Newfoundland, Antioch College, Bowling Green State University, Ohio University, and Elmira College. He is currently Professor of English at Ohio University Lancaster.
Sean TaiArt Director
Sean Tai has been working as a typesetter for Random House of Canada and McClelland & Stewart for the last ten years. He has also done freelance book design for Marick Press, The Key Publishing, Luna Publications and others. He was one of the founding editors of Pagitica in Toronto magazine from 1999-2003. Sean grew up in Fredericton, N.B. and now lives in Toronto, Canada.
Nigel L. HigdonIntern
Nigel Higdon is a Journalism major and a Writing and Rhetoric minor at Oakland University in Auburn Hills, Michigan. He is responsible for copy editing and assists in managing Marick Press' social media presence. Nigel also supports Marick Press' online store and Marick Press blogging, vlogging, and livestreaming.
Kim is currently double-majoring in English and Writing & Rhetoric, with a specialization in New Media writing, at Oakland University. She has gained some experience with digital marketing through an internship at an Internet marketing agency, where she managed various social media accounts and blogged for clients. After graduation, she hopes to pursue a career in the publishing industry. On the side, she loves to write and has a specific interest in creative non-fiction.
Brigitte RabautAssociate Editor
Brigitte Rabaut is a Michigan State University graduate (2013), with a B.A. in Communication, Public Relations. Throughout her years at the University, Brigitte gained experience as a social media intern. She has also worked as an account associate at a student run PR firm, working with clients such as eBay. She hopes to become more familiar with the publishing industry and believes interning at Marick Press will do just that.