Tags: Editing; Literary Criticism

Jill Peláez Baumgaertner


Jill Peláez Baumgaertner is a poet, literary critic, scholar, and administrator. The author of many books and collections, including Flannery O’Connor: A Proper Scaring, What Cannot Be Fixed, and Finding Cuba, a collection of poems that explores her Cuban ancestry. Baumgaertner is professor of English emerita and former Dean of Humanities and Theological Studies at Wheaton College. She is the poetry editor of the Christian Century.

Festival Years: 2002, 2004, 2016, 2018