Staff, Affiliated Faculty, and Advisory Board Members
Leadership and Management
Brenda M. Greene, Ph.D
Founder and Executive Director
Professor of English, Medgar Evers College, CUNY
Robyne Walker Murphy
Interim Director, Literary Programs
Charlotte E. Hunter
Director, Development and External Affairs
Victoria A. Chevalier - Associate Professor of English
Susan Alice Fischer - Professor of English
Donna Hill - Assistant Professor of Professional Writing
Darrel Alejandro Holnes - Assistant Professor of English
Mudiwa Pettus - Assistant Professor of English Comp. and Rhetoric
Joanna Sit - Associate Professor of Creative Writing
ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS
Dr. Dale Allender | English Professor of Language and Literacy, California State University, Sacramento
Paul N. Amann | Key Bank, Business Banking Vice President
Patrick A. Buddington | Vice President, Sales & Publishing | Caribbean Life/Schneps Media Group
Bessie R. Edwards | Real Estate Broker, BR Edwards Associates
Richard Jones Jr. | Executive Dean Emeritus, Medgar Evers College, City University of New York
Dr. Valerie Kinloch | Renée and Richard Goldman Dean, University of Pittsburgh School of Education
Dr. Louise Mirrer | President and CEO, New York Historical Society
C. Zawadi Morris | Founder and CEO of The Original Media Group, LLC; Founder and Publisher of The Brooklyn Reader
Dr. Kareen Odate | Assistant Dean for Advising, CUNY School of Medicine
Lawrence Schiller | President and Co-Founder, Norman Mailer Center; Film producer, Director, Screenwriter
Reverend Dr. Shelia Evans-Tranumn | National and International Education Consultant
Richard Wesley | Playwright, Screenwriter; Department of Dramatic Writing, New York University
John Edgar Wideman | Writer; Messer Emeritus Professor of African American Studies and English, Brown University
Marcia White | Founder and President, Personalized Skincare
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