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Miranda Williams

Editor-in-Chief, Founder

Miranda Williams is a writer from New Mexico who now resides in Arizona. She received her BA and MA in English Literature from Arizona State University where her research focused on feminist and queer theory. Her work appears or is forthcoming in Blue Earth Review, BOOTH, and The MacGuffin, among others, was selected for the 2021 Best Small Fictions anthology, and was nominated for the Pushcart Prize. Find her on Instagram @mirandaiswriting or on her website, www.mirandawilliamswriter.com


Nathaniel Buckingham

Editor-in-Chief, Founder

Nathan is a student and writer from Arizona. His work has been published in Maudlin HouseRust+Moth, and Red Rock Review, among others, and has been nominated for Best of the Net. He won 1st Place in the Glendon & Kathryn Swarthout Award for Creative Writing, 2nd Place in Exposition Review’s “Bright Spot” Contest, and was chosen as a Virginia E. Piper Desert Nights, Rising Stars scholar. When not working, you can find him revising his poetry chapbook, “We All Need to Eat,” drinking too much coffee, or crying over writing his second novel. You can find him on Twitter @shapeofletters or Instagram @theshapeofletters.


Allie Craig

Reader

Allie Craig is a painter and experimental writer from Alabama. She has a BA in English, minor in Studio Arts, and can be found hiking through the woods to talk to the river, hanging out with her dogs, or cooking up a storm. Her work in the arts can be described as abstract, dancing with spontaneity and narrative expressed through half-remembered stories, figure study, and minimalism. Her written works have been featured in Aura, Light, and Wanderlust magazines. Currently, she is working towards a novel and chapbook of poems.


David Prather

Reader

David B. Prather’s first collection of poetry, We Were Birds, debuted in 2019. He has published poetry, essays and reviews in several journals, including Prairie Schooner, Colorado Review, American Journal of Poetry, Cutthroat, Pif Magazine, Sheila-Na-Gig, and many others. He studied acting at the National Shakespeare Conservatory, and he studied writing at Warren Wilson College. He currently resides in Parkersburg, WV.


Nisâ Sevsay

Reader

Born under the Anatolian sky, Nisâ Sevsay received her BA and MA in American Literature. Her work revolves around exile, borders, postcolonialism, and the cultural mosaic of regions. Her poetry and short-stories have been published in The Merrimack Review, The Least Magazine, and Cumhuriyet. She is currently working on her experimental book which centers on political conflict over language.


Hayley Maine

Reader

Hayley Maine is an emerging writer out of Columbus, Georgia. She has won the 2015 Brick Road Greear Prize for Poetry, the Sara Ayres Jordan Prize for Creative Nonfiction, and has been published in The Arden literary journal. Hayley hopes to reduce the stigma around mental health through her writing. 


Alisan Keesee

Reader

Alisan is a 24-year-old Seattle based writer who lives alone with her cat. Originally from a small, unincorporated Washington town, she has a penchant for boybands, black coffee, and true crime. She is a graduate of Western Washington University and her work has appeared in Impostor Poetry Journal.


WJ Briden

Reader

WJ Briden holds a Creative Writing Certificate from Western University in London, Ontario. He has been featured in In Parenthesis and Vermilion magazine, and has been working as a chef for nearly two decades. WJ enjoys black and white films, kimchi, and food travel. He’s currently writing two novels and a chapbook.