Harpur Palate is made possible by the uncompensated labor of graduate students in Binghamton University’s Department of English. Meet our current staff:

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Alycia Calvert
Editor in Chief

Alycia Calvert (Editor-in-Chief) Alycia Calvert is a neurodivergent emerging  writer and translator. She  is working on her PhD at SUNY Bing. She graduated with her MFA in Fiction CW from UNLV in 2022. She was recently shortlisted for the Writer’s Rebel Flash Fiction Competition, and her stories have appeared in The Hunger Journal, Banshee Journal, Pyre Magazine, Hecate and elsewhere. ’24 Ed@HarperPalateHer lush little stories blur the line between poetry and fiction and always have a speculative bent. You can find her work at https://alyciacalvert.wixsite.com/alyciacalvertwriter

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Shannon Hearn
Managing Editor

is a queer neurodivergent writer and teacher based in Binghamton and Brooklyn, NY. A PhD student at Binghamton University, their work can be found with Action, Spectacle, Voicemail Poems, dialogist, Big Lucks, alocasia, and others.


Suzanne Richardson
Creative Nonfiction Editor

Suzanne Richardson earned her M.F.A. in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the University of New Mexico. She currently lives in Binghamton, New York where she’s a Ph.D. student in creative writing at SUNY Binghamton. She is working on a memoir, Throw it Up and a full poetry collection, The Want Monster. She is the writer of Three Things @nocontactmag and more about Suzanne and her writing can be found here: suzannerichardsonwrites.tumblr.com


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Sam Corradetti
Fiction Editor

Sam Corradetti received an MFA from Temple University and is currently a second-year doctoral candidate and Clark fellow at SUNY Binghamton. Their work has been supported by The Fabulist, Fourteen Hills, the Rin Kelly scholarship for speculative fiction, the BookEnds fellowship, and others.

Jesse Gilleland 
Fiction Editor

Bio Forthcoming! 

Jordan Franklin
Poetry Editor

Jordan E. Franklin is a poet, Clark fellow, and second-year doctoral student from Brooklyn, NY. She received her MFA from Stony Brook University where she served as a Turner fellow. Her work has appeared in Breadcrumbs, Frontier, Tinderbox Poetry Journal, the Southampton Review and elsewhere. She is the winner of the 2017 James Hearst Poetry Prize, the 2020 Gatewood Prize, and a finalist of the 2019 Furious Flower Poetry Prize.

Ella Flores
Poetry Editor

Ella Flores received an MFA from Northern Michigan University and has had poems appear in Nimrod, South Carolina Review, Summerset Review, and others.