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 a theme which changes from year-to-year.

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

Faculty Adviser

  • Dr. Paul Schmidt

Current Committee Members (2016-2017)

  • Mostafa Jalal, 1st Chair
  • Anna Barattin, 2nd Chair
  • Christine Anlicker, Secretary and GEA Liaison
  • Josh Privett, Treasurer
  • Jen Castle, Hospitality Chair
  • Greg Emilio, Creative Writing Chair, Poetry
  • Ally Wright, Creative Writing Chair, Fiction
  • Brittny Byrom, Social Media Chair
  • William Lake, Modern and Classical Languages Liaison

Previous Chairs

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