Carolyn Kuebler became editor of New England Review in 2014. She was previously managing editor at NER, an associate editor at Library Journal, and founding editor of Rain Taxi Review of Books. She began her work in publishing as an intern at Milkweed Editions in Minneapolis, served briefly as marketing director at Dalkey Archive Press, then worked as a bookseller and events publicist at the Hungry Mind in St. Paul.
Carolyn’s essays have appeared in the Massachusetts Review (where it won the 2022 John Burroughs Award for Nature Essay), Colorado Review, the Common‘s “Dispatches” series, and The Little Magazine in Contemporary America (University of Chicago Press). Her fiction has been published in the Common, Copper Nickel, Sleepingfish, and the Literary Review, and she has published dozens of book reviews, as well as small-press profiles and author interviews, in publications such as Publishers Weekly, Review of Contemporary Fiction, Rain Taxi, and City Pages.
At Middlebury College, she has taught a course in Literary Magazine Publishing and occasionally advises students on creative writing and publishing projects. She has an MFA from Bard College and a BA from Middlebury College.