Michelle Newby Lancaster is a partner and editor at Bookadelphia, a traditional book publisher launched in 2016; a partner and contributing editor at Lone Star Literary Life; and a member of the National Book Critics Circle, Writers' League of Texas, and PEN America. She is a book reviewer for Kirkus Reviews and Forward Reviews, a freelance writer, and blogger at www.TexasBookLover.com. 

Michelle was a moderator at the 20th annual Texas Book Festival, and a panelist at Books in the Basin 2016. Her reviews appear in Pleiades Magazine, Rain Taxi, World Literature Today, High Country News, PANK Magazine, BookSlut, South85 Journal, The Review Review, Concho River Review, Monkeybicycle, Mosaic Literary Magazine, Atticus Review, and The Collagist.