About New Voices


New Voices is an annual conference that is run by the graduate students in the Georgia State University English Department. Each conference centers around an interdisciplinary theme which changes from year-to-year.

New Voices is affiliated with the Georgia State University’s Graduate English Association.

Faculty Adviser

Current Committee Members (2018-2019)

  • Brittny M. Byrom, 1st Chair
  • Jennifer Carter, 2nd Chair
  • Beth Topping, Secretary
  • TBA, Treasurer and GEA Liaison
  • Joan Benez, Hospitality Chair
  • Caitlin Creason, Creative Writing Chair, Poetry
  • Ally Wright, Creative Writing Chair, Fiction
  • Shannon Lee, Communication Chair
  • Nicole Turner, Marketing Coordinator

Previous Chairs

  • Anna Barattin (2016-2018)
  • Mostafa Jalal (2015-2017)
  • Kateland Wolfe (2015-2016)
  • Deborah S. D’Cruze (2014-2015)
  • Valerie Robin (2012-2014)
  • Shane McGowan (2012-2014)
  • Mary Grace Elliott (2011-2012)

Photos from Past New Voices Conferences: