Editorial Team


Editor in Chief Sally Ashton is the author of Some Odd Afternoon, Her Name Is Juanita, and These Metallic Days. Honors include a fellowship from Arts Council Silicon Valley and a fellowship at Montalvo Arts Center. She served as Poet Laureate of Santa Clara County, 2011-2013. Ashton earned her MFA at Bennington Writing Seminars. She teaches at San José State University and has taught a variety of workshops including in Disquiet: International Literary Program in Lisbon, Portugal. She has been editor in chief of DMQ Review since 2004. sallyashton.com

Editor Mary Donnellys work has appeared in or is forthcoming in The Brooklyn Rail, Hunger Mountain, The Iowa Review, Indiana Review, Prairie Schooner, The Literary Review and The Yale Review, among others. She received an MFA in writing from Bennington College. She teaches through Gotham Writers Workshop in New York City, where she lives, and in the low-residency MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts at Sierra Nevada College. Mary Donnelly

Editor Hugo dos Santos is a Luso-American writer and translator. He has been awarded fellowships by the MacDowell Colony and the Disquiet International Literary Program. He is the translator of A Child in Ruins (Writ Large Press, 2016), the collected poems of José Luís Peixoto. His work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and the Write Well Award, and has appeared in various publications in the U.S. and Europe, including upstreet, Public Pool, Lunch Ticket, Queen Mobs Tea House, and elsewhere. Hugo Dos Santos

Editor Annie Kim is the author of Into the Cyclorama, winner of the 2015 Michael Waters Poetry Prize (Southern Indiana Review Press, 2016). Her poems have appeared in Kenyon Review, Ninth Letter, Mudlark, Asian American Literary Review, Crab Orchard Review, and elsewhere. A graduate of Warren Wilson College’s MFA Program for Writers and the recipient of fellowships from the Virginia Center for Creative Arts and Hambidge Center, Kim works at the University of Virginia School of Law as the Assistant Dean for Public Service. Read more about Kim’s work at anniekim.net.

Editor Marta Svea Wallien is also an editor and advisory board member for Purple Passion Press. She received her MFA from San Jose State University. She currently works at New York University and enjoys stumbling into bookstores in the city and during her travels. You can follow her bookstore adventures at: @thebookstoretype.

Contributing Editor Marjorie Manwaring has offered her editorial expertise to DMQ Review since 2004.



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