Editors

Matthew Krajniak

Matthew Krajniak

EXECUTIVE EDITOR

Matthew Krajniak earned a PhD in Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Houston as a C. Glenn Cambor fellow. He coedited Wendy Battin: On the Life & Work of an American Master (Unsung Master Series, 2020), and his writing has appeared in Gulf Coast, Poetry Foundation, Willows Wept Review, The Avalon Literary Review, The Wax Paper, and elsewhere. His father, uncle, maternal grandmother, and maternal grandfather are all Veterans of foreign wars.

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Diane Callahan

Diane Callahan

FICTION EDITOR

Diane Callahan strives to capture her sliver of the universe through writing fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. As a developmental editor and ghostplotter, she spends her days shaping stories. Her YouTube channel, Quotidian Writer, provides practical tips for aspiring authors. You can read her work in Short Édition, Translunar Travelers Lounge, Riddled with Arrows, Aurelia Leo, and The Sunlight Press, among others.

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C.H. Gorrie

C.H. Gorrie

NONFICTION EDITOR

C.H. Gorrie is a writer, editor, and digital marketer from San Diego. After completing an MA in British Literature from San Diego State he published a monograph on W.B. Yeats and existential psychology. His poetry, fiction, and hybrid works have appeared in venues like Duende, San Diego Poetry Annual, The Penn Review, and Poems-for-All. He has held various senior editorial roles in the electronic media space, and is the owner of Text Sense, a content creation and digital marketing agency.

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Milica Mijatović

Milica Mijatović

POETRY EDITOR

Milica Mijatović is a Serb poet, translator, and author of War Food (Southword Editions), winner of the 2022 Fool for Poetry International Chapbook Competition. Born in Brčko, Bosnia and Hercegovina, she received her MFA in Creative Writing from Boston University and was a recipient of a Robert Pinsky Global Fellowship in Poetry. Her poetry has been nominated for the Pushcart and appears in Rattle, Salamander, Plume, The Louisville Review, Collateral, Santa Clara Review, Poet Lore, and elsewhere.

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Parisa Saranj

Parisa Saranj

TRANSLATIONS EDITOR

Parisa Saranj is an Iranian-American writer and translator. Her writings on contemporary Iranian politics and Persian (Farsi) translations have been published in Ms. Magazine, Defunct, Two Lines, Your Impossible Voice, and TIME Digital Magazine. She has translated two books, Empty and Me (Lee & Low, 2023) by Azam Mahdavi and Women, Life, Freedom: Our Fight for Human Rights and Equality in Iran (Cornell University Press, 2023) by Nasrin Sotoudeh.

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Samantha Williams

Samantha Williams

VISUAL ARTS EDITOR

Samantha Williams is a writer and poet. Her work about nostalgia and girlhood has been published in BlackJoy Archive, ObsidianLiteratureand YellowArrowPublishing. She has work forthcoming in Scalawag MagazineShe is a poetry reader for Muzzle MagazineShe is a 2023 recipient of the John Lewis Writing Grant for poetry. She lives in Atlanta with her eight-year-old daughter and ten-month-old son.

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Staff and Volunteers

Board of Directors

Contributing Editors

Martha Collins, Fred Marchant, Askold Melnyczuk, Tom Sleigh, Jane Unrue,
Hester Kaplan, and Danielle Legros Georges

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