MCCC English Professor Edward Carmien serves as editor of Kelsey Review. He is pictured with the 2012 edition, now available at Mercer County libraries.

The Kelsey Review, published annually by Mercer County Community College, is now available for free at public libraries in Mercer County.

Now in its 31st year, the 2012 Review features 26 works of fiction, nonfiction and poetry by 16 writers who live, work or study in Mercer County. Illustrations include cover art and other drawings by Holly Harrison Johnson of Lawrence and a drawing by Stephanie Cuddahy of Hamilton.

Copies of the Review are also available in public areas of MCCC’s West Windsor and James Kerney campuses.

The Review is also available online in a new interactive format that enables readers to download it onto their computers or view it via mobile devices including phones and tablets. The interactive version can be found online at

Writing contributors are Vida Chu and Dan O’Brien of Princeton, Lisa Cugasi and Carolina Morales of Trenton, Beverly Mach Geller of East Windsor, Elaine M. Gutterman and Ken Jaworowski of Princeton Junction, Lois Marie Harrod and Jean Hollander of Hopewell, Gwen Jones and Lavinia Kumar of Plainsboro, Robert McHugh and Alan Teplitsky of Lawrence, Wanda S. Praisner of Bedminster and Steve Smith of Pennington,

The editorial team includes editor Ed Carmien, an MCCC English professor; fiction editor Roberta Clipper, an English professor at Rider University, novelist, poet and short story writer; poetry editors Luray Gross, author of three collections of poetry and a recipient of a Fellowship in Poetry from the State Council on the Arts; Ellen Jacko, an English teacher at Allentown High School; and art editor Edyta Kuciapa, a graphic designer and photographer at MCCC.

The deadline for submissions for the 2013 edition is May 15, 2013. More information is online at