JOHN CARROLL & JAMIE-LEE JOSSELYN

artists' bios

John Carroll lives in South Philadelphia and works at the Kelly Writers House, as the Assistant Director for Development. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2005 with a BA in English. John previously served as the Arts and Culture Editor for Philadelphia's The Evening Bulletin. His work has also appeared in 34th Street Magazine and Dragonfire, as well as the web sites Phillyist and CHUD. In 2006, John won the Kelly Writers House's Junior Fellows Award, which funded his yearlong experimental mail project, titled "A Place to Stand Productions." John maintains a weblog, and is currently working on a novel and television pilot.

Jamie-Lee Josselyn lives in West Philadelphia and works at the Kelly Writers House, as the Assistant to the Faculty Director and coordinator of the Writers House Fellows Program. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2005 with a BA in Creative Writing and French and was the recipient of a Bonner Leaders Program award and a Fulbright teaching fellowship. Her writing has previously been published in LOST Magazine, The Philadelphia Inquirer and The Pennsylvania Gazette. She has taught art and literacy at Drew Elementary School and Sayre Middle School in West Philadelphia and creative writing at St. Paul's School in Concord, New Hampshire. Currently, she is working on a longform nonfiction project about her mother.