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CHRISTINA THOMPSON
Editor

Christina Thompson is the author of Sea People: The Puzzle of Polynesia, which won the 2019 NSW Premier’s General History Award and was shortlisted for the Mountbatten Maritime, Victorian Premier’s, and Queensland Literary Awards, and Come on Shore and We Will Kill and Eat You All, which was a finalist for the 2009 NSW Premier’s Nonfiction Prize and the 2010 William Saroyan International Prize for Writing. She teaches in the Writing Program at Harvard University Extension and can be found at christinathompson.net.
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MAJOR JACKSON
Poetry Editor

Major Jackson is the author of five collections of poetry, most recently The Absurd Man (Norton: 2020). He is the editor of Best American Poetry 2019, The Library of America’s Countee Cullen: Collected Poems and Renga for Obama: An Occasional Poem. A recipient of a Guggenheim Foundation, he is the Richard A. Dennis Professor of English and University Distinguished Professor at the University of Vermont.

NEEL MUKHERJEE
Guest Fiction Editor

Neel Mukherjee is the author of A Life Apart (2010), which won the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain Award for Best Fiction, and The Lives of Others (2014), which won the Royal Society of Literature Encore Prize and was a finalist for the Man Booker Prize and the Costa Best Novel Award. His most recent novel, A State of Freedom (2018), was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. He divides his time between London and the USA.

CHLOE GARCIA ROBERTS
Managing Editor

Chloe Garcia Roberts is the author of The Reveal (Noemi Press) and the translator of Li Shangyin’s Derangements of My Contemporaries: Miscellaneous Notes (New Directions), which was awarded a PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grant, and a collected poetry of Li Shangyin (NYRB Poets). Her essays, poems, and translations have appeared in the publications BOMBA Public SpaceKenyon Review and Spoon River Poetry Review, among others.

LAURA HEALY
Digital Editor

Laura Healy is the translator of Roberto Bolaño’s poetry collections The Romantic Dogs (New Directions, 2008), Tres (New Directions, 2011) and The Unknown University (New Directions, 2013). Her translations of Bolaño and other Latin American poets have appeared in the New Yorker, Harper’s, Paris Review, the Believer, the Nation, and many other journals. Laura teaches writing at the Harvard Extension School and currently lives in Berlin.

CECILIA WEDDELL
Associate Editor

Cecilia Weddell is a doctoral candidate at the Boston University Editorial Institute. Her translations of Latin American literature have appeared in World Literature Today, Literary Imagination, Exchanges, and elsewhere; her creative nonfiction has appeared in Colorado Review and Solstice. Find her online at ceciliaweddell.com.

HANNAH ROSEFIELD
Book Review Editor

Hannah Rosefield is a PhD candidate in English at Harvard University, where she studies Victorian literature. Her work has appeared in the New Republic, The Point, the New Statesman, and The New Yorker online, among other publications.

M. RACHEL THOMAS
Senior Reader

M. Rachel Thomas is the founder of Editorial House, the editor of Slush Pile Magazine, and the former fiction editor of DigBoston. Her creative nonfiction and essays have appeared in the Missouri Review, Adirondack Review, The Millions, and elsewhere.

ALEX CAMLIN
Designer

Alex Camlin has designed book covers for many publishers, including Da Capo, Faber & Faber, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Simon and Schuster, and Picador. He has taught courses in book design at Emerson College, and his work has been recognized several times by the AIGA, Print Magazine’s Regional Design Annual, and Bookbuilders of Boston. He can be found at Alex Camlin Design.

RACHEL AHEARN
Advertising Designer

Rachel Ahearn is a graphic designer whose work encompasses a decade with an architectural design firm and individual projects working closely with authors. She does independent design work for clients in the literary field with her freelance outfit Ekphrasis Design.

CAROLINE TEW
Intern

Caroline Tew is an undergraduate at the university studying English and Economics. When not in the Harvard Review office, she works as a Course Assistant in the Math Department, runs along the Charles River, and reads any book she can get her hands on.

TADHG LARABEE
Intern

Tadhg Larabee is a sophomore at Harvard studying philosophy. When not working at Harvard ReviewTadhg serves as fiction editor of The Harvard Advocate and reviews books and music for The Harvard Crimson and Sound of Boston.