The Manchac Review, formerly known as Gambit, is a creative writing journal published annually by the English Department and the Writing Center. Since 1960, The Manchac Review has showcased some of the best of Southeastern's creative writing community in three genres: fiction, poetry, and drama. In Spring of 2010, The Manchac Review launched a creative online version, The Manchac Review Online, which publishes: fiction, poetry, drama, art, music, and video shorts, with an emphasis on hypermedia and audience interaction.
Submissions are received year-round. On submission, all work is subject to peer review, with individual student editors representing each genre judging for quality, content, originality, and creativity. Students whose written works are conditionally accepted may be required to meet with an editor to discuss necessary revisions prior to publication. Visit the Call for Submissions page for submission guidelines and forms.
The responsibility for the selection and editing of all content, as well as any necessary grammatical and mechanical changes, is assumed by the editors. All editors are appointed by the director of the Southeastern Writing Center. Editorial advice, financial management, and production assistance are provided by the Southeastern Department of English, Dr. David C. Hanson (Department Head), and the Southeastern Writing Center.
Kim Noble is the current editor-in-chief for the Manchac Review. She reviews, edits, and prepares all accepted entries for publication. She also maintains the Manchac social media presence and plans the Manchac Live events.
Samantha Reine is the assistant editor for the Manchac Review. She helps the Editor-In-Chief with proofreading and corrections.
Dr. Pelegin is the faculty advisor for the Manchac Review. She oversees its publication and spreads awareness across the English department.
Rebekah Grommon is the project manager for the development team. She is in charge of monitoring the team’s workflow and ensuring all tasks are communicated clearly and completed in a timely manner.
Zach Slawson is the Manchac Web Developer. He brings the vision of the Art Director, the organization of the Information Architect, and the content of the Site Editor to life in the current website through coding.
As Art Director, Brooke Robicheaux determined the layout and styling of the information on each page of the website.
Jessica Firmin edited the Manchac Site by gathering and formatting information for each of the pages.
Courtney Wrba determined the organization of the pages and the information for each page in the site, especially concerning the navigation between pages.