Faculty Bios

We proudly offer the bios of our accomplished teachers.

Jessica Gregory served as editor in chief of Barnard Bite Blog, and as a graphic designer and editor for the blog on KDMcMillan.com, and maintains her own blog at ChocolateQuill.com. She holds a BA from Barnard College.

Josh Sippie is Gotham’s director of contests and conferences, as well as a teacher. His creative writing has appeared in McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Hobart and Robot Butt. He has also spent time as an editor and a literary assistant, and is a part-time sports writer, with work appearing in the Guardian, CBS, Fox Sports and FourFourTwo. He holds a BA in History and English from the University of Central Missouri.

Steph Spector is founder of the Karuna Writer’s Residency and Indraloka Animal Sanctuary’s communications specialist. She has served as managing editor of the Roanoke Review and director of contests and conferences at Gotham. She has led workshops at Harbor House, Trust House, and the O, Miami Poetry Festival. She holds a BA from Roanoke College.