Faculty Bios

We proudly offer the bios of our accomplished teachers.

Josh Sippie is Gotham’s director of contests and conferences. He is managing editor of the blog Pain in the Arsenal, and was also the editor of the blogs MLS Multiplex, Call to the Pen and We Are Hooligans, and the founding editor of the blogs We The Ultras and Stateside of Soccer. He is a former contributor for the websites FourFourTwo US and CBS’s ManCave Daily. His work has also appeared in the Guardian, CBS Sports, Fox Sports, McSweeney’s Internet TendencyHobart, Robot Butt and the Cobalt Review. He holds a BA in History and English from the University of Central Missouri.

Steph Spector is a copywriter for Flint Studio and has previously served as managing editor of the Roanoke Review and director of contests and conferences at Gotham. She has written and copy edited business writing and nonfiction, including press releases, newsletters, grants, website copy, and nonfiction books. She has also led workshops at Harbor House, Trust House, and the O, Miami Poetry Festival. Steph holds a BA from Roanoke College.