Kristen Coates (she/her) |Lead Editor/Publisher| has a multidisciplinary background in English literature, law, and software development. She has a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law and two decades of freelance editing experience, including work with bestselling author David Shields. Kristen enjoys learning new technologies and also works as a front-end web developer and tech educator. She lives in Boulder, Colorado. Twitter: @Kristensjd
Lydia Unsworth (she/her) |Poetry Editor| is the author of two collections of poetry: Certain Manoeuvres (KFS, 2018) and Nostalgia for Bodies (Winner, 2018 Erbacce Poery Prize), and two chapbooks: My Body in a Country (Ghost City Press, 2019) and I Have Not Led a Serious Life (above/ground press, 2019). Her latest chapbook, Throw the Towel In, will be released by KFS Press in 2020. Recent work can be found in Ambit, para.text, Tears in the Fence, Banshee, Blackbox Manifold and others. Manchester/Amsterdam. Twitter: @lydiowanie
Rebecca Gross (she/her) |Prose Editor| is an independent writer, researcher, and editor living in Los Angeles. Her work has been published in LA Progressive, Los Angeles Review of Books, Indie Obsessive, and Entropy Magazine. She curates, edits, and self-publishes a zine called All Female Menu, which features the art and writing of exclusively female-identifying millennials. As part of this same intersectional feminist initiative, she also organizes poetry/prose readings at bookstores around Los Angeles featuring primarily female and female-aligning performers. Rebecca is an English graduate student and Teaching Fellow at Loyola Marymount University where she focuses her research on literature written by women of diasporas. Twitter: @becsgross
Stuart Buck (he/him) |Art Editor| is a visual artist and award-winning poet living in North Wales. His art has been featured in several journals, as well as gracing the covers of several books. His third poetry collection, Portrait of a Man on Fire, is forthcoming from Rhythm & Bones Press in November 2020. When he is not writing or reading poetry he likes to cook, juggle, and listen to music. He suffers terribly from tsundokuthe art of buying copious amounts of books that he will never read. Twitter: @stuartmbuck
Nadia Gerassimenko (she/her) |Managing Reader| is the founding editor of Moonchild Magazine and proofreader at Red Raven Book Design. She is a freelancer in editorial services by trade, a poet and writer by choice, a moonchild and nightdreamer by spirit. Nadia self-published her first chapbook, Moonchild Dreams (2015). at the water's edge is her second chapbook, published by Rhythm & Bones Press (2019). Twitter: @moonmoonmother
Miran Kim (she/her) |Lead Researcher| is a researcher and copy editor based in Seattle. Her past research has predominantly examined contemporary dystopian fiction and its social and political implications. She holds a BS in Psychology and BA in English from the University of Washington. She is currently involved in a community development non-profit.
Vanessa Maki (she/her) | Researcher/Social Media Coordinator| is a writer, visual artist & blk feminist whose work has appeared or will appear in various places. She has self-published chapbooks & has several chapbooks forthcoming or out this year: the chosen one (Animal Heart Press), sweet like limes (Bone & Ink Press), decayed state (marlskarx) & another final girl (Roaring Junior Press).
Readers: Lois Villar, Cherie Jacobs, Kathleen Kreiser, Katherine Prengel, and Heather Haunert.