Staff directory


Telephone: 215-573-CPCW

Director, Al Filreis215-573-9749
Asst. to Director, Lily
Director of Administration, Mingo
Associate Director of Administration, RealArts@Penn, R.J.
Associate Director for Recruitment, Jamie-Lee
IT & Multimedia Manager, Christopher J.

Critical Writing Program

Telephone: 215-573-CPCW

Director, Valerie Ross215-573-CPCW
Associate Director, Writing in the Disciplines, Matthew J.
Associate Director, Administration, Brighid
Associate Director, Marks Family Writing Center, Stacy
Assistant Director, Debbie

Creative Writing Program

Telephone: 215-573-CPCW

Director, Julia Bloch215-573-CPCW

Kelly Writers House

Telephone: 215-746-POEM

Director, Jessica Lowenthal215-573-4847
Assistant Director for Development and Finance, Andrew
Development and Finance Coordinator, Sean
Program Coordinator, Alli
Assistant Program Coordinator, Heidi
Wexler Studio Coordinator, Zach



Co-Director, Charles Bernstein
Co-Director, Al
Editor, Michael
Managing Director, Zach
Managing Director, Christopher J.


Publisher, Al Filreis
Associate Publisher, Jessica Lowenthal
Editor, Michael Hennessey
Editor, Julia Bloch
Managing Editor, Kenna O'Rourke
Book Review Editor, Michelle Taransky
Re-Issues Editor, Danny Snelson
Podcasts Editor, Steve McLaughlin
International Editor, Sarah Dowling
Senior Editor, John Tranter


Faculty Director, Anthony DeCurtis
Director, Mingo Reynolds
Associate Director, R.J. Bernocco


Center for Programs in Contemporary Writing
@ the University of Pennsylvania
3808 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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