About Us


Windward Review is a student-operated, faculty-advised creative publication of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi's Islander Creative Writers and the Department of English. The editorial process is led by Dr. Robin Carstensen, who instructs English 4385: Studies in Creative Writing, Literary Publishing each spring semester and works with a core team in the summer and fall. Flash! Contest Judge is Dr. Lizbette Ocasio-Russe, incoming Co-Senior Editor. Design and layout team is in partnership with Dr. Catherine Schumann and students in English 3378: Document Design and Publishing. We consult with Dr. Isaac Hinojosa in the reviewing of bilingual works. 

Current Editors

Senior Executive Editor and Faculty Advisor: Dr. Robin Carstensen

Senior Editor and Flash! Contest Judge: Dr. Lizbette Ocasio-Russe

Managing Editor: Dylan Lopez

Associate Creative Editor: Zoe Elise Ramos