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Aaron Lee Moore

Editor - In - Chief

AARON LEE MOORE is an Associate Professor of Comparative and World Literature at Sichuan University in Chengdu, China. A returned Peace Corps China volunteer (RPCV), he served as a university English teacher at Southwest Petroleum University in Xindu, China from 2010-2012. He holds a Ph.D. in Comparative and World Literature from Sichuan University, an MA in English from Florida State University, and a BA in English from Radford University. He started his academic career at New River Community College in the fall of 2002 after graduating from Floyd County High School. Prior creative and scholarly publications include Cold Mountain Review, Toad Suck Review, Sandy River Review, CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture, Interdisciplinary Literary Studies, Pennsylvania Literary Journal, Collected Essays of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Miller’s Pond, Deep South, Poet’s Haven, Stray Branch, Ascent Aspirations, Illumen, Open Minds Quarterly, Mobius, Virginia English Bulletin, eChinacities, and others.

Jen Goad

Associate Editor

JEN GOAD lived in Floyd and the New River Valley for several years and currently lives in Roanoke, VA. She has served as poetry editor for Floyd County Moonshine for over 5 years. Jen graduated from Temple University with a BA in Geography & Urban Studies and African American Studies. She escapes to Floyd whenever humanly possible.

CHRISTOPHER MCCLOUD was raised in Floyd, VA and graduated from Radford University in 2016 with a B.S. in History and Appalachian State University in 2020 with an M.A. in History and another M.A. in Appalachian Studies with a concentration in Sustainability. He serves as the designer and typesetter for Appalachian Journal. His research includes shared sustainable practices between the craft beer industry and communities in Appalachia, representations of Appalachia in the medium of video games, and work as a Research Assistant for a grant-funded project on North Carolina’s Black Mountain College. He has an interview with Dr. Elizabeth Engelhardt on foodways published in Appalachian Journal 46.1-2 as well as an article, "Virtual Appalachia: Representations of the Region in Video Games," in Appalachian Journal 47.1-2. He lives outside of West Jefferson, NC with plans to return to Floyd in the future.

Christopher McCloud

Associate Editor

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