Jerri Bell Bio

Jerri Bell is the Managing Editor for O-Dark-Thirty, the literary journal of the Veterans Writing Project. She retired from the Navy in 2008; her assignments included antisubmarine warfare in the Azores Islands, sea duty on USS Mount Whitney and HMS Sheffield, and attaché duty at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, Russia. She has published both short fiction and nonfiction, and she and author/editor Tracy Crow have a book of military-themed nonfiction forthcoming from University of Nebraska Press/Potomac Books in 2017.