About

Russell Helms

Russell Helms has had stories in Whitefish Review, Nowhere Magazine, 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, Albania, Malta, 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.