Carey Salerno is the executive editor & director of Alice James Books where she has been serving underrepresented voices in the literary community since 2008. She is also the author of Shelter (2009) and coeditor of Lit From Inside: 40 Years of Poetry from Alice James Books (2013). She teaches poetry writing for the University of Maine at Farmington. Salerno teaches or lectures on poetry and editing at places across the nation as well. You may find her poems–and articles and interviews regarding her other professional work–in print and online.
Alyssa Neptune, Managing Editor
Alyssa Neptune has been the Managing Editor of Alice James Books since 2013. She received a B.F.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Maine at Farmington. She lives with her wife and golden retriever in southern Maine.
Alicia Hynes, Editorial Assistant
Alicia Hynes joined the team at Alice James Books in 2017 after working with independent booksellers and nonprofits across the country for ten years. Alicia is also a visual artist and writer and currently resides with her hedgehog Lentil, fiance Ben and far, far too many books in Auburn, Maine.
Debra Norton, Bookkeeper
Debra Norton is the bookkeeper for Alice James Books. She has worked with the press since January 2010 and is also the Treasurer for Farmington Elks Lodge and works as a bookkeeper/office manager for a number of local businesses. Before joining Alice James Books, Debra spent a combination of fifteen years working for a variety of nonprofits which included Maine Coalition for Safe Kids and United Way.