Meet Our Team

Jennifer Franklin, Program Director, Managing Director Slapering Hol Press

Jennifer Franklin concentrated in English and Creative Writing at Brown University. She holds an MFA from Columbia University School of the Arts.

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Jessie Wright, Managing Director

Jessie Wright received her MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the Bolz Center for Arts Administration and BA’s in Foreign Affairs and Religious Studies from the University of Virginia.

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Christina Papadopoulos, Office Administrator

Christina Papadopoulos has a BA from Trinity College in Public Policy and Environmental Studies, a Masters of Public Administration from NYU, and a law degree from St. John’s University.

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Sophia Bannister, Social Media & Outreach Coordinator

Sophia Bannister is a recent graduate of Barnard College, where she received a BA in English Writing. 

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Board of Directors

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Wanda Willmore

Paula Armbruster

Michael A. Baker

Mary Carroll Linder

John Lyden, MD

Ann Bookman

Herbert Hadad

Donald Stever

Garfield Charles

Aubrey Moncrieffe

Alan C. Brown, MD

Jennifer Miller

Barbara Zand

S. Richard Baker 

Literary Advisory Committee

Billy Collins
Denise Duhamel
Dana Gioia
Saskia Hamilton
Jeffrey Harrison
Bob Holman
Ilya Kaminsky
Fred Marchant
Cynthia Ozick
Rowan Ricardo Phillips
R.D. Rosen
Arthur Sze