Mark Drew has been with the Gettysburg Review since 1998, serving first as assistant editor and currently as editor. He earned his AA at Elgin Community College, BA at Knox College, and MFA in creative writing at the University of Alabama. While in Tuscaloosa, he received an Academy of American Poets Prize, served as managing editor and editor of the Black Warrior Review (1993–95), taught American literature and creative writing as an adjunct instructor, and developed an abiding affection for Crimson Tide baseball and Southern BBQ. He has had poems appear in the Gettysburg Review, Lament, the Mankato Poetry Review, and elsewhere, and has published a limited-edition, letterpress chapbook titled Uncertainties.
Lauren Hohle joined the Gettysburg Review as managing editor in 2019.
She earned her MFA from Eastern Washington University and has served on the editorial staffs of Big Fiction Magazine, Willow Springs,
Lynx House Press, and Willow Springs Books, where she was the former fiction editor and associate director.
In addition to her editorial work, she has taught composition and creative writing and has worked in college writing centers
and arts advocacy nonprofits.
Her fiction and essays appear in or are forthcoming from Crab Creek Review, Santa Monica Review, Western Humanities Review,
the Sun, Massachusetts Review, and Allium, A Journal of Poetry and Prose.
In 2022, her story “Mother Road” was named the runner-up for the Black Warrior Review Fiction Prize, which was judged by Maurice Carlos Ruffin. She is an alum of the Community of Writers at Olympic Valley and the Sewanee Writers’ Conference.