: The Editorial Staff :

Robert S. Fogarty

Editor, since 1977  Author and editor of eight books including Duty and Desire at Oneida (2000); “Literary Energy” in Editors on Fiction (1995); Special Love/Special Sex (1994) and All Things New: American Communes and Utopian Movements, 1860–1914, with articles and essays in The Nation, Times Literary Supplement, Manoa, and Boulevard, among others. Recipient of the PEN / American Center Nora Magid lifetime achievement award for magazine editing 2003; Fulbright Distinguished Roving Lectureship in Korea; Visiting Fellow at All Souls College, Oxford; New York University Institute for the Humanities; Newberry Library; Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Finalist for “National Magazine Award” sponsored by the Columbia School of Journalism four years out of the last six.

Christina Check

Managing Editor, since mid-June 2015  Ensures timely publication of The Antioch Review, including smooth coordination of production, from manuscript receipt and correspondence with authors, financial data management, overseeing fundraising efforts, keeping the website updated, supervising part-time student employees, to proofreading… maintaining the best words in the best order. Previous employment includes editorial management at Ertel Publishing in Yellow Springs, OH, The Mazer Corporation, formerly of Dayton, OH (a subcontractor of educational textbooks for major educational publishers), and AlphaMed Press, the publishing arm of the former Hipple Cancer Research Center in Dayton, OH. Christy also worked at various positions at Antioch College and Antioch University and has done extensive freelance editorial work. She received her B.A. in Human Development from the first entering class (in 1986) of what is now Antioch University Midwest.

Judith Hall

Poetry Editor, since 1996  Author of four poetry collections: To Put The Mouth To (1992), selected for the National Poetry Series; Anatomy, Errata (1998), winner of the OSU Award in Poetry; The Promised Folly(2003); and Three Trios, translations of the imaginary poet J II (2007). She also collaborated with David Lehman on Poetry Forum: A Pl’em or “play poem” which she illustrated (2007). She has received awards from the Guggenheim, the Ingram Merrill Foundation, and the NEA. For a time, she directed the PEN Syndicated Fiction Project and served as senior program specialist for the NEA Literature Program. She now teaches at the California Institute of Technology.

Jane Hill Baker

Production Editor, since 1975  Responsible for copy editing manuscripts, preparing computerized files for printer, and handling production details. Ms. Baker has been a freelance writer and editor for more than 40 years. Her previous employment includes Assistant Director of Publications for Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, where she assisted in running a 43-person department.

David Battle

Design Editor, since 1975  Responsible for all design questions. A graduate of the London Central School of Art, his work has been honored with publication in five Swiss Graphis Annuals, designed the Peace Corps poster (which was adapted for a commemorative U. S. postage stamp), has received three Ohio Arts Council project grants, and has seen his work exhibited in the U. S., England, Ireland and Israel. He has won thirty art director awards and was a winner in an international Conference of Graphic Designers (ICOGRADA) competition.