The Editorial Team

Michael Lewis is a senior at Tennessee Tech majoring in English Literature with a minor in German. He enjoys cooking, playing chess, and obsessing over a new hobby every other week. This is his second year working on The Iris Review.

Kylie Rowland is a senior English Literature major. She loves reading and writing fiction, anything outdoors, and animals. She joined the Iris Review to further her skills in editing and working with literature.

Noah Lusk is an English major concentrating in Creative Writing. Also a musician, he is currently a member of the Tennessee Tech Troubadours Jazz Band and his own band, Loved by Animals. He is excited to bring all he can to the Iris Review as a fan of writing and the city of Cookeville.

The Promotions & Marketing Team

Tess Longmire is a Nashville native and a senior at Tennessee Tech. She primarily writes realistic fiction and screenplays. This is her first time working on the Iris Review and is excited to see the issue come to life!

Other than writing, Tess loves theater and her pet rats.

Elle Grant, originally from Chicago, Illinois, enjoys writing fiction, poetry, and is currently working on a graphic novel. She enjoys collecting comic books, drawing, and finding new ways to improve her writing. 

The Design Team

Christopher Fairchild is a senior English Creative Writing major. He loves learning and sharing his patchwork of random knowledge, often finding inspiration for writing in all of the topics he finds. With The Iris Review, he wishes to add what he learns to his tangled conspiracy board of a mind.

Tommy Loyd is an aspiring author, senior at Tennessee Tech, and proud dog parent who is working on The Iris Review for his second consecutive year.  He enjoys writing, video games, and absorbing as much literature as he can.