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J.B. Stone – Founding Editor/Reviews Editor

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Jared Benjamin/J.B. Stone is a neurodivergent slam poet, writer and reviewer from Brooklyn, NY now residing in Buffalo. His reviews, essays, prose and poetry have appeared in YES Poetry, Glass: A Journal of Poetry, Gravel, Five :2: One Magazine, Eunoia Review, Atticus Review, Peach Mag and elsewhere. You can find more of his work at jaredbenjaminstone.com. He tweets @JB_StoneTruth.

 

Julio Montalvo Valentin – Poetry Editor

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Julio Montalvo Valentin is the author of two chapbooks, Don’t Give up the Ship and Ship Lost, with a new chapbook this month with NightBallet Press called “Those who Pray to Rice.” You can find them working on their next project: converting a school bus into a poetry caravan.

 

Skyler Jaye Rutkowski – Non-Fiction Editor

Skyler Jaye Rutkowski is a writer and the author of A Mountain of Past Lives & Things I’ve Learned (BlazeVOX, 2019).  Currently based in Nairobi, she is pursuing a Master’s in International Relations and Diplomacy. Her work has been published online and in print including: Emrys Journal, Rhythm & Bones YANYR anthology, Peach Mag, and more. Find her tweeting @SkylerJaye23

 

Benjamin Brindise – Flash Fiction Editor

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Benjamin Brindise is a Buffalo-born and Nairobi-based. He is the author of the chapbook ROTTEN KID (Ghost City Press, 2017), the full length collection of poetry Those Who Favor Fire, Those Who Pray to Fire (EMP Books, 2018), and the short fiction micro chap Secret Anniversaries (Ghost City Press, 2019). His poetry and fiction has been published widely online and in print including Maudlin House, Peach Mag, and The Marathon Literary Review. He tweets @benbrindise.

                                                                                         Ian Brunner – Short Fiction Editor

Ian Brunner is a fiction writer and poet from Buffalo, New York who is currently residing in Atlanta, Georgia. His work has been featured in eight journals and zines. He is the author of the chapbook, Ruminations (CWP 2017)

Dana Tyrell – Visual Arts Editor

Dana Tyrrell is an artist, curator, and writer based in Buffalo, NY. His visual art has been exhibited throughout the northeast, and is the author of sufjan stevens send tweet (2022). His writing has been published with Buffalo Rising, Cornelia, and Variety Pack, among others.

 

                             Dior J. Stephens – Visual Arts Editor

 

Dior J. Stephens is a pure pisces and, occasionally, a poet. He is the author of SCREAMS & lavender, 001, and CANNON!, all with Ghost City Press. He tweets at @dolphinneptune and Instas at @dolphinphotos