What is Academy of the Heart and Mind?

The Academy of the Heart and Mind is dedicated to helping emerging writers get published and gain experience honing their craft.

Meet Our Staff:

downloadThomas Page: Editor-in-Chief

Thomas Page has a B.A. in English and a M.A. in Secondary English Education from the Catholic University of America. He is pursuing an M.F.A in Creative Writing at the University of South Florida. He has written about such topics as feminism in Chaucer, the sublime in Jane Eyre, the state of the Chinese Communist Party, humor during the Jewish Diaspora, and the impact of children on marriages. Some of Thomas’ favorite writers are William Faulkner, Shirley Jackson, Walt Whitman, Charlotte Brontë, Matsuo Bashō, and Kobayashi Issa.

John PageJohn Page: Founding Editor-In-Chief

John Page loves history, science fiction, and fantasy. He graduated from Marymount University with a B.A. in history and from University of Maryland Global Campus with a M.A.T. He founded this site to help writers pursue their dreams by getting their work seen by the world.

Jessica RicksJessica Page: Founding Web-Master, Designer 

Jessica has always had a love of writing. She graduated from Towson University with a B.S. in journalism with a minor in creative writing and is pursuing a Masters from the University of Maryland Global Campus. She was a reporter for the Prince George’s Sentinel newspaper and when she was not covering local news or writing her novels and short stories, taught group fitness classes.


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