Elena M. Aponte (fiction reader) holds a BA in Creative Writing and an MA in Literary and Textual Studies. Her fiction and poetry has appeared in The Acentos ReviewBarrelhouseJellyfish ReviewCheap Pop, and Matchbook Lit. Her non-fiction has appeared with Anime FeministHobart, and Women Write About Comics. She hails from Toledo, Ohio and has been a pet care worker, bookmobile driver, and a Justice Center librarian. Currently, she is a writing instructor and editor of Boricua en la Luna: an Anthology of Puerto Rican Voices (@BoricuaEn).

Matthew Mastricova is a teacher in Brooklyn.  Their work can be found in Catapult, Cosmo autos Avenue, Joyland, Redivider, and elsewhere. You can find them on Twitter at @mattmastricova.


Danielle Zaccagnino (poetry editor) has an MFA from Texas State University. She was the winner of Sonora Review’s Essay Prize (2016) and the Center for Women Writers Rita Dove Award in Poetry (2017). Her first book, Suppose Muscle, Suppose Night, Suppose This in August, will be released in 2020. You can find her work at daniellezaccagnino.com.


Jack Maes (poetry reader) is a Teacher and Writer from Southern California living in Northern Virginia. He has a BA and MA from the College of William and Mary, and likes to arrange his clothes at night before bed. He spends his time writing and sharing poems, drawing uniquely and poorly, and teaching people to have one-sided conversations with the sky. He has a website in the works where you’ll soon be able to read his newer creations.

Meghan Phillips (editor in chief) is a writer and editor from Lancaster, PA. She is a 2020 National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellow. You can find her writing at meghan-phillips.com and her tweets @mcarphil.



Michelle Johnsen (art editor) is a nature and portrait photographer in Lancaster, PA, as well as an amateur herbalist and naturalist. Her work has been featured by It’s Modern Art, Susquehanna Style magazine, Permaculture Activist magazine, EcoWatch.com, EarthFirst! Journal, Lancaster Farm Fresh Cooperative, and used as album art for Grandma Shake!, Anna & Elizabeth, and Liz Fulmer Music. Michelle’s photos have also been stolen by AP, weather.com, The Daily Mail, and Lancaster Newspapers. You can contact her at mjphoto717 [at] gmail.com.

Matthew Kabik (founding editor/ fiction reader). He holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Arcadia University. Follow him on Twitter @mlkabik.