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Nicola Mason


Nicola Mason worked for many years at The Southern Review and Louisiana State University Press before moving to Cincinnati and founding The Cincinnati Review in 2003. A fiction writer and NEA Fellow whose work has appeared in many journals as well as in the Pushcart Prize, New Stories from the SouthMillion Writers Award: Best New Online Voices, and Love Stories for Turbulent Times, she is also a visual artist.


Barbara Bourgoyne


Barbara Neely Bourgoyne, longtime designer and typesetter for Louisiana State University Press and The Southern Review, counts The Cincinnati ReviewThe John Updike Review, Cimarron Review, and Crazyhorse, among her many freelance projects. Her work has been recognized in Print’s Regional Design Annual and the AAUP Book, Jacket, and Journal Show. She lives in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Danielle Cadena Deulen

Poetry Series Editor

Danielle Cadena Deulen is the author of two full-length poetry collections, Lovely Asunder (U. of Arkansas Press) and Our Emotions Get Carried Away Beyond Us (Barrow Street Press)a poetry chapbook, American Libretto (Sow’s Ear Press), and a memoir, The Riots (U. of Georgia Press). She is assistant professor of English at Willamette University.


Created in 2016 with the aid of the Robert and Adele Schiff Foundation, Acre relies upon the support and good will of the University of Cincinnati’s Department of English, its base of operations.