Faculty Bios

We proudly offer the bios of our accomplished teachers.

Jancie Creaney

is a writer from Montreal. She has worked as the Graduate Writing Assistant at Sarah Lawrence College where she received her MFA and as the Nonfiction Editor at Lumina. She has written profiles for Gotham Writers, as well as published essays in Entropy, The Puritan, Longleaf Review, and elsewhere. 

Mason Rowlee has worked as a blogger at UntappedCities.com and as the Communications Coordinator for the Fordham University Department of Transportation. He also worked as an assistant to the writing staff of the CBS show Blue Bloods.

Josh Sippie is Gotham’s director of contests and conferences. He is managing editor of the blog Pain in the Arsenal. He has published fiction and nonfiction in Hobart, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, Brevity, the Guardian, the Writer Magazine, ScreenRant, and Points in Case. He has served as a developmental editor and proofreader for Del Sol Review, Writers Clearinghouse, and has overseen writers on numerous professional blogs. He holds a BA from the University of Central Missouri.