Jessica Cuello, Poetry Editor is the author of LIAR, selected by Dorianne Laux for the 2020 Barrow Street Book Prize and forthcoming in October 2021. She also is the author of Hunt (The Word Works, 2017) and Pricking (Tiger Bark Press, 2016). She has been awarded The 2017 CNY Book Award, The 2016 Washington Prize, The New Letters Poetry Prize, a Saltonstall Fellowship, and The New Ohio Review Poetry Prize. Her poems can be found in Copper Nickel, Cave Wall, Missouri Review, Pleiades, and Salamander.
Leanne Dunic, Fiction Editor As a biracial, bisexual woman, Leanne has spent her life navigating liminal spaces, inspiring her to produce trans-media projects such as To Love the Coming End (Book*hug/Chin Music Press 2017) and The Gift (Book*hug 2019). Leanne is the fiction mentor at Simon Fraser University's The Writer's Studio and is an adjunct professor at the University of British Columbia. Her lyric memoir One and Half of You is forthcoming with Talonbooks February 2021. Leanne strongly encourages submissions from voices not typically heard, including writers who are Black, Indigenous, People of Colour, LGBTQIA+, Disabled, and Neurodiverse. She is the leader of the music band The Deep Cove, and lives on the unceded and occupied traditional territories of the Squamish, Musqueam, and Tsleil-Waututh people.
Bernard Grant, Associate Fiction Editor is a nonbinary, autistic writer whose work has appeared in Crab Orchard Review, New Delta Review, The South Carolina Review, Third Coast, and Craft, among other online and print publications. Bernard holds an MFA from The Rainier Writing Workshop at Pacific Lutheran University where they were awarded the Carol Houck Smith Graduate Scholarship, and is a PhD candiate at the University of Cincinnati, where they are at work on a novel-in-stories that focuses on a mixed-raced family and features autistic characters. Bernard invites anyone with an interest in autism to visit their Autists page: bernardgrant.com/autists.
Stefen Styrsky, Associate Fiction Editor Stefen's stories have appeared in The Offing, Amazon's Day One, Orca Magazine, Switchblade, Tough, and Best Gay Stories 2017. He earned his MA in Fiction Writing from the Johns Hopkins University. He lives in Washington, DC.
Isaac Yuen, Associate Fiction Editor A first generation Hong Kong-Canadian, Isaac's short stories and essays have appeared in Newfound, Orca, Orion, Shenandoah, Tin House, and elsewhere. He was a 2019 nature writer-in-residence at the Jan Michalski Foundation in Switzerland. Isaac is interested in voices not commonly heard, from perspectives not commonly seen. You can find him on Twitter @ekostories or at www.ekostories.com