Amy Sage Webb
Managing Editor


Amy Sage Webb is Professor of English and Co-Director of the Creative Writing program at Emporia State University where she was named the 2012 Roe R. Cross Distinguished Professor.

Her poetry and fiction have appeared in numerous literary journals such as Fourth River and Clackamas Literary Review, and in 2007 she was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. In 2012 she released her first book, Save Your Own Life, a collection of short stories.

She has edited several literary journals, including Kansas Quarterly and Hayden’s Ferry Review. She has served as managing editor for Bluestem Press and continues to serve on the editorial board of Woodley Memorial Press and as a reviewer for the Kansas Arts Commission and Ohio Arts Council.

   Professor Amy Sage Webb


 Kevin Rabas
Advisory Editor


Kevin Rabas

Kevin Rabas teaches creative writing and literature at Emporia State University where he  serves as the Chair of the English, Modern Languages, and Journalism department, co-directs the creative writing program, and is co-editor of Flint Hills Review.

An avid jazz drummer and critic, Rabas writes regularly for Jazz Ambassador Magazine (JAM). His published books of poetry include Bird’s Horn and Other Poems and Sonny Kenner's Red Guitar (Coal City Review Press), and Lisa's Flying Electric Piano (Woodley Press.) Spider Face, a collection of his short stories, was released by Otoliths, and most recently Green Bike, a group novel, was released by Meadowlark. He has poems, stories, and plays published in venues such as Nimrod, The Malahat Review, The Laurel Review, Kansas English, and The Mid-America Poetry Review.



In addition to the caring members of the literary community that make FHR possible each year, our staff includes an ever changing roster of Emporia State University students, eager to work on FHR and gain both valuable experience and college credit. If you are interested in finding out more about the program visit our Creative Writing Program page to learn more about EG 580 - Seminar in Literary Magazine