Heather Lee Schroeder

Faculty Sponsor/Associate Professor, English

Schroeder is is a writer and poet whose fiction, poetry and essays have appeared in numerous publications, including Southern Indiana Review, bornmagazine.com, Iron Horse Literary Review, Beloit Fiction Journal, The Virginia Quarterly Review, and The Cream City Review.

Edward Francisco

Faculty Consultant & Co-Sponsor/Professor, English

Francisco is the Writer-in-Residence at Pellissippi. A poet, novelist, essayist, playwright and scholar, he has authored eight books. His poems, stories, essays and plays have appeared in more than 100 magazines and journals. His work has appeared in various anthologies. He was inducted into the East TN Writers Hall of Fame and is a member of the Oxford Roundtable at the University of Oxford, England.

Anna Childs

Instructor, English

Childs is an English instructor at Pellissippi State Community College. She also is a poet, fiction writer, and creative essayist. She lives in Oak Ridge with her husband, three children, and five animals.