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Donna Talarico and Kevin Beerman: Separating personal from professional Donna Talarico and Kevin Beerman met in college when she was a sophomore and he was a freshman. Fifteen years later, they married. They live in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, where they run Hippocampus Magazine as well as Hippocamp, an annual conference for writers of literary nonfiction.
Donna founded Hippocampus in Kevin signed on to help when he noticed how much time she was putting into the magazine. They also adore traveling to see bizarre sights like the famed wood chipper in Fargo, N. They took turns working at their informational table during the bookfair. And this might sound cheesy, but I think this is one of the things that keeps our relationship strong.
All submissions go through Submittable, and I assign them to a volunteering reading panel. Once we select stories, I share them with Kevin so he can find pictures. And then I produce the issue.
I handle the website formatting and the marketing; for every story, we do a couple of Facebook posts and a couple of tweets. For the conference, I work with the presenters and do the marketing and website.
We use a project management software called Asana to keep all our tasks in order — it pings us and lets us know what we need to do each day. I find the MFA programs for potential conference sponsorships.
I post to the literary and local event calendars, and organize and schedule all the volunteers. Is the Hippocampus office in your home?
Our apartment is relatively small. I rent a small office, so I have a place to go to. Kevin does a lot of work at home, though. I keep quitting every week. Having to find a replacement is hard, so I have to sign back on. To be able to work with your wife is a blessing.
I have high expectations. Hippocampus is built on literary citizenship. It requires much more than just finding and publishing stories. From the beginning, set your boundaries and know that your roles and goals may evolve as the magazine takes off and gets bigger. Remember to take time for yourself and for each other.
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