Chris Duncan is the fiction editor and founder of RRR. He lives with his wife, Stephanie and two daughters, Hannah and Emma, in Abingdon, Virginia. He is a graduate of Queens University of Charlotte’s MFA creative writing program. He has published fiction in thirty some odd journals, including Tin House, Stirring: A Literary Collection, The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature, The Best of Carve Magazine, Ink Pot Literary Journal, and Lichen Arts and Letters Preview. He’s working on a novel titled Life and How to Live It.
Scott C. Holstad is the poetry editor and holds degrees from the University of Tennessee, California State University Long Beach, and Queens University of Charlotte. He has authored 15 volumes of poetry, one of which – 1995’s Places (Sterling House) – was nominated for the 1996 Pulitzer Prize. His work has appeared in hundreds of magazines worldwide, including The Minnesota Review, Wisconsin Review, Hawaii Review, Chiron Review, Pearl, Atom Mind, Long Shot, Exquisite Corpse, Caffeine, Pacific Review, Palo Alto Review, Santa Clara Review, Poetry Ireland Review, Arkansas Review, Awakenings Review, Lullwater Review, Asheville Poetry Review and Southern Review. Further, his writings have been featured in textbooks and anthologies published by Longman, Harper Collins, and the Texas Review Press, among others. Notable writers who have provided his books’ back cover plugs include Edward Field, Gerald Locklin, Robert Polito, Marilyn Kallet, Michael Bugeja and Lawrence Ferlinghetti. He lives in the Chattanooga area with his fantastic wife and crazy cat.
Gretchen VanOstrand is the nonfiction and photography editor. Her work has appeared in Requiem magazine, The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature, and Poetry Superhighway, among other places. Among her favorite writers are poets E.E. Cummings, Robert Frost, Maya Angelou and author David Sedaris. She was born in Connecticut, grew up in Maryland but is now living in Tennessee with her husband and black cat.