Faculty Bios

We proudly offer the bios of our accomplished teachers.

Josh Sippie is the director of publishing guidance at Gotham Writers Workshop, host of Gotham’s talk show Inside Writing, and the organizer of the Gotham Writers Conference.  He has published short stories, nonfiction, and poetry in Hobart, McSweeney’s, Brevity, Stone of Madness, the Guardian, The Writer, Bear Creek Gazette, and Sledgehammer Lit. He is an associate editor at Uncharted Magazine, has served as a developmental editor and proofreader for Del Sol Review and Writers Clearinghouse, was a literary assistant at Talcott Notch Literary. He holds a BA from the University of Central Missouri.

Steph Spector is a developmental editor at Dotdash and a freelance copy editor and proofreader. She’s provided editorial services for Grammarly, Indeed, Forbes Councils, and many others. Previously she served as director of contests and conferences at Gotham Writers Workshop and managing editor of the Roanoke Review. She holds a BA from Roanoke College.