who we are
Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Poetry Editor
KIMBERLY GLANZMAN (she/her) earned her MFA in poetry from the University of Kentucky. Her work has appeared in publications such as Puerto del Sol, Harpur Palate, perhappened, Santa Clara Review, Electric Lit, South Dakota Review, Sky Island Journal, Stonecoast Review, and Schuykill Valley Journal, among others. She was a finalist for the Stella Kupferberg Memorial Short Story Prize, and has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and Best Small Fictions. Her first micro-chapbook, my mother as a lighthouse, my father as the sea, was published by Ghost City Press in 2021. Previously, she served as the Managing Editor for the University of Kentucky’s literary magazine, New Limestone. You can check out her work on her (probably outdated) website.
KAYLEN ROSE (she/her) earned her MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Kentucky. She also holds degrees in the humanities and visual art from the Pacifica Graduate Institute and Rice University. These days, her efforts are focused on health, spiritual practice, and writing creative nonfiction. Her work has appeared in Watershed Review, Gnashing Teeth, and Meatyard [Untitled]. She previously served as the Art & Web Editor for New Limestone Review.
Associate Fiction Editor
JAY SAPINSKI (Issue 07 – present) (they/them) is a reader and writer from the Chicagoland area. They are currently an undergraduate student at George Mason University pursuing a BA in English with a concentration in creative writing. They are a part of Volition, George Mason University’s undergraduate literary magazine. Jay writes in all genres of creative writing, but they specialize in fiction. As of now, they are working on pieces exploring love and death.
Associate Fiction Editor
FRANKIE MARTINEZ (Issue 14 – present) (she/her) is a writer with an MFA in Fiction from Cal State Long Beach. Her work has been featured in 3 Moon Magazine, Poetically Magazine, and The Winnow, and she’s been part of the editorial teams at RipRap Literary Journal, Sundog Lit, and 3 Moon Magazine. She is currently producing Stories Upon Stories, a short story podcast, writing book reviews for Southern Review of Books and Soapberry Review, and working on a slice-of-life column for The Daily Drunk Mag. Find out more at frankiemilktea.carrd.co
LISA FABISH (Issue 07-present) (she/her) is a freelance writer and an invited speaker, panelist, and workshop leader for community-based writing programs. She co-founded both YaleWomen Writers and Writing Outside the Lines, and her work appears in Epoch Literary Review, miniskirt magazine, and elsewhere. Lisa loves reading and writing about love, and is gloriously smitten with her girlfriend and two cats. Twitter: @lisafabishwrite | lisafabish.com
Associate Fiction Editor (Issues 14 – 19)
AMANDA EIDEN (she/her) is a writer and artist from rural Minnesota. She is working to get her MFA in creative writing at Concordia University, St. Paul. She holds a BS in Interdisciplinary Studies from Minnesota State University, Mankato in which she chose to study Psychology, Sociology, English, and Creative Writing. So far, her work has appeared in the Mystery Tribune. Amanda mostly writes horror or thriller fiction pieces but enjoys reading anything fictional. When she’s not writing or drawing, she loves to spend time outdoors watching birds and playing with her cats
Poetry Editor (Issues 07 – 16)
NATALIE MARINO is a poet and physician. Her work appears in Atlas and Alice, Hobart, Isele Magazine, Pleiades, Rust + Moth, The Shore, and elsewhere. Her chapbook, Memories of Stars, is forthcoming from Finishing Line Press (June 2023). She lives in California.
Associate Poetry Editor (Issues 07 – Issue 12)
FLOURISH JOSHUA is a Nigerian poet, writer, linguist, and literary editor. He is a NaiWA Poetry Scholar, winner of the 2021 Salt Nation Poetry Prize, the 2021 Young Writers and Creatives’ Award (Poetry Category), and finalist of the 2021 NO CONTACT Poetry Prize. He is a BellaNaija Contributor, Founding Editor / Poetry Editor of Olúmọ Review, Interview Editor at Eremite Poetry, and a Best of the Net nominee. He’s appeared/forthcoming in Indian Review, perhappened mag, London Grip Poetry, Ghost City Review, No Contact, miniskirt magazine, Olongo Africa, Blue Marble Review, the Indianapolis Review, Agbowó, Poetry Column-NND, Five South Journal, East French Press, the Rising Phoenix Review, the Walled City Journal, Magma Poetry, Pepper Coast Lit, Palette Poetry, and elsewhere. He is a member of the Frontiers Collective.