Fall 2019

Trent Busch

Trent Busch grew up in rural West Virginia and has lived in Georgia. He owns a small place out in the country where he has a workshop and builds furniture. He makes coffee tables, night tables, chests of drawers, and other items for the house from such woods as oak, walnut, cherry, and maple.


Spring 2019


Gwen Namainga Jones

Jones published her first ever story, "Chabota", for the 15th Edition of Mount Hope in 2019. Click below to access an exclusive interview with Jones and an excerpt of her work.


Simon Perchik

Perchik,95, has been an active poet for seven decades. The author of more than 20 collections, The New Yorker, and was longlisted for a National Book Award. Click below for a full interview with Simon and a glimpse into his poetic genius.

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Michael Paterson

From London, Paterson published his short story, "Jermyn Street", with us in the 14th Edition of Mount Hope. An avid historian and artist, he combined his two passions, giving to us a beautiful look into English culture. Click below to read his story.

Simon Perchik