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 Review, Barrelhouse, Jellyfish Review, Cheap Pop, and Matchbook Lit. Her non-fiction has appeared with Anime Feminist, Hobart, 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 (fiction editor) grew up in New Jersey and currently works as a teacher in Brooklyn. His work can be found in Catapult, Cosmonauts Avenue, Electric Literature, Joyland, and elsewhere. You can find him on Twitter @mattmastricova.
Eliot White (community manager/lit citizen) writes poems and fiction about how bizarre it is to be sentient. He is a certified English and Social Studies teacher and is currently a full time graduate student working towards an MA in English (American Literature) at Millersville University. His writing has appeared in the George Street Carnival, Rapportage Magazine, and SunDogLit. He contributes reviews and interviews to The Triangle, an organization dedicated to promoting literary arts in south central Pennsylvania. You can follow him on Twitter @eliot_white.
Danielle Zaccagnino (poetry editor) has an MFA from Texas State University. She was the winner of the Sonora Review’s 2016 Essay Prize, and her writing appears in journals such as Day One, Word Riot, The Pinch, and Puerto del Sol. You can read her work at daniellezaccagnino.com or follow her on twitter @yell_yesful.
Daniel Warner (poetry reader) has a B.A. from Berry College in Rome, Georgia. Growing up, he spent half the year in Wisconsin and the other half in Georgia. He has poetry chapbooks with Ghost City Press and Zoetic Press, and poems at Rust + Moth, Pretty Owl Poetry, and elsewhere. He also owns several horse masks. He’s on Twitter @danielwolfer and on Instagram @firstgiraffes.
Rachel Mayes (poetry reader): On her father’s side, Rachel comes from a long lineage of dentists. So that explains some things. Growing up in rustic central Pennsylvania, her mother kept her house full of fake palm trees. All the walls were “sunshine yellow.” That explains some other things. Follow her on Instagram: RachelDMayes; or Twitter: @RachDickMay
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.