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ELWS Faculty Co-Edit Publication

Cover of Split Rock Review
February 27, 2020

The new issue of Split Rock Review has been released.

Whitney Jacobson and Amy Clark, both assistant professors in the Department of English, Linguistics, and Writing Studies (ELWS), have released the latest issue of Split Rock Review ( 

Split Rock Review (ISSN 2169-2998) is a not-for-profit publication run by volunteers, including Jacobson and Clark, who love literature, art, and the wilderness. Their mission is to publish the finest literature and art that explore place, environment, and the relationship between humans and the natural world.

Online journal issues are published biannually in the spring and fall. “To those who heed the call of the woods, kick off your boots and settle in.”

Whitney Jacobson and Amy Clark

Amy Clark, Assistant Editor
Amy Clark is the author of a memoir, Remnants of the Disappeared, and a graduate of the MFA Program in Creative Writing and Environment at Iowa State University. She has published poetry in various journals such as Mid-American Review and Cimarron Review. Amy moved to Duluth upon being inspired by the "big lake," but now lives near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, and is working on a collection of lyric essays that discuss the intersection of science, history, mythology, and sulfide mine debate.

Whitney (Walters) Jacobson, Assistant Editor & Shoreline Book Reviewer
Whitney (Walters) Jacobson holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Minnesota State University Moorhead. Her poetry and creative nonfiction have been published in Punctuate, Feminine Collective, Up North Lit, After the Pause, and In the Words of Womyn International, among other publications. She is currently working on a collection of essays exploring skills, objects, and traits passed on (or not) from generation to generation. She maintains a curiosity in memoir and the themes of feminism, water, inheritance, blue-collar work, and grief.

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