The University of Illinois Press Journals Department is pleased to welcome Kristen Dean-Grossman to its staff as Production Editor.
Kristen grew up in Memphis, Tennessee and received her undergraduate degree in English from Mizzou. She also holds a Master’s in English from the University of Illinois. She enjoys sending time with her two grown daughters, Gillian and Cecily, and her husband. Brent. She also enjoys traveling to the mountains of North Carolina, listening to music (especially rock and blues), giving her dog Eula the attention she demands, and wishes she was able to spend more time writing poetry.