About

Russell Helms

Russell A. Helms has had stories in Sand, Drunken Boat, Litro, Versal, Bewildering Stories, The Moth, and other journals. He writes, designs books, and holds a lectureship in English at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He is from Alabama and was born in Georgia. He has traveled a bit, including trips to Thailand, Ethiopia, Peru, and Haiti. Helms holds an MFA in creative writing from Bluegrass Writers Studio and is a graduate of Jefferson State College (nursing), Auburn (history) and Yale (public health). Currently, he is a Lecturer in English at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, owns a small book design company (47 Journals), and operates the publishing label GreencupBooks.