Celebrating the Short Form
Poetry   Creative Nonfiction   Flash Fiction   Micro Fiction


Editor-in-Chief/Poetry Editor Angela M. Brommel  is a Nevada writer with Iowa roots. She earned an MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University, and an MA in Theatre from the University of Northern Iowa. Her work has appeared in The Best American Poetry Blog, North American Review, The Literary Review (TLR Share), Legs of Tumbleweeds, Wings of Lace: An Anthology of Literature by Nevada Women, among a number of other journals, anthologies, and fine art exhibits. In the March of 2018 her debut chapbook, Plutonium & Platinum Blonde, will be published by Serving House Books. She is the Director of Arts, Culture and Advancement as well as a part-time faculty in Humanities at Nevada State College.

Senior Poetry Editor Eric Steineger teaches English at Mars Hill University and in the Great Smokies Writing Program through UNC Asheville. His work has been published in such journals as The Los Angeles Review, Rattle: The Poets Respond, Tinderbox, Asheville Poetry Review, and Palaver, while his poem “The Hypnagogic Wanderings of Fernando Pessoa” was recently selected as one of the winners of the 2017 Poetry Superhighway Contest. In his spare time, he curates literary events for Black Mountain College Museum and runs trails around campus. He lives in Asheville with his wife and daughter.


zach-jacobs-photoCreative Nonfiction Editor Zach Jacobs is originally from Bennington, Nebraska, but now lives in Houston, Texas. He earned his MA in English from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. His writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Sport LiterateThe Examined Life Journal, and Fine Lines. He is currently working on a collection of essays and an archaeological memoir.



Creative Nonfiction Editor Marianne Woods Cirone MS, MFA  is an Aspen/Sycamore graduate of the Antioch University MFA program with concentrations in fiction and creative non-fiction. She is a writer, yoga and wellness educator, healthcare consultant and passionate advocate who founded The Integrative Cancer Review in 2015. She teaches creative nonfiction/memoir workshops and is at work on her own memoir interweaving her family stories about secrets, depression, adoption and the power of women.


ElizabethSenior Fiction Editor Elizabeth De Arcos  lives in Northern California with her husband and three young boys. She has a B.A. in Secondary English Teaching from Grand Canyon University and worked as a high school English teacher for ten years. She also has an M.F.A. in Fiction from Antioch University Los Angeles.


HedwikaFiction Editor Hedwika Cox is a mother, tutor, writer with a BA in English from Texas State University and an MFA in Fiction from Antioch University-Los Angeles. Her fiction and poetry has appeared in Zoetic Press–Alphanumeric, Red Paint Hill, Annotation Nation, Swirl, and others. She has also served as a Fiction Editor at Torrid Magazine as well as an Assistant Editor at Black Denim Lit.


Fiction Editor Jennifer Ettelson Besmehn  lives in Horeceived_10207081688353954uston, Texas with her husband, three boys (24, 22, 7), two big dogs and one elderly cat. She has an undergraduate degree in English Literature from Rice University and two graduate degrees – an M.Ed. from University of Houston and an MFA in Fiction from Antioch University in Los Angeles. She has lived and taught abroad in China, Japan, and Spain and is currently working on a novel.


Founders: Antonia Crane, Aaron D. Gansky, Trish Fallin, Judy Sunderland


Editors Emeritus: Jeff Edwards, Heather Luby, Erica Moody,
Jacqui Morton, Nicholas Olson, Lee Stoops




James Ducat, Badwater Basin Telescope Peak 2016


Enter your email address to follow us and receive notifications of new issues by email.

%d bloggers like this: