founder + publisher

David Queen grew up in Northeast Ohio, before spending a decade in New York City, where he worked as a journalist, an advertising copywriter, and in reality television. His copy and ad work have been featured in The New York Times, The Huffington Post, BBC News, Lucky Peach, Gizmodo, and on Good Morning America. His fiction, essays, and journalism have appeared in VICE, Paste, The Rumpus, Hobart, McSweeney's, Pithead Chapel, New South, Monkeybicycle, and elsewhere. He has a BA in Media Studies from The New School, a Certificate in Screenwriting from UCLA's School of Film & Television, and an MFA in Fiction from the University of Montana, where he was a Truman Capote Fellow. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.


Julia Alvarez

Abigail Crook was born and raised in northern Colorado where she received BAs in Creative Writing Poetry and Spanish from Colorado State University. Her love for nature, poetry and adventure brought her to Chile, where she taught English at the University of Concepción and worked as a translator. Currently, she is pursuing an MFA at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and translating a book about displacement within natural and constructed landscapes of mining towns in northern Chile.

Joshua D Graber is a Pittsburgh-based writer, editor, educator, and audio producer, who is at work finishing both a novel and a linked collection of short stories. His writing has appeared in DIAGRAM, Guernica, Glimmer Train, The New Guard Review's BANG!, and other literary journals. He has edited fiction and non-fiction for several literary journals. He teaches in the English department at the University of Pittsburgh. Find him at or on Twitter.