Founding Editor, Poetry Editor
Katherine O’Hara is an MFA candidate at UNCW in fiction where she serves as a supporting staff member for Beloit Poetry Journal. Previously, she read fiction for Ecotone, a literary magazine that reimagines place, and worked as an editorial intern for Lookout Books, fact-checking and typesetting This Is My Body. Among others, Katherine’s writing has appeared in the Hobart and Occulum Journal. Her reviews and profile pieces have appeared in Beloit Poetry Journal and in The Future of Publishing series from Lookout Books. As far as writing, she is working on a hybrid novel featuring poetic interpretations of grief in rural Louisiana, where her family is from. An excerpt was published in Hobart selected by former New Yorker contributor Evan Fleischer.
Carey Cecelia Shook
Founding Editor, Nonfiction Editor, Production Editor
Carey Cecelia Shook works in digital marketing by day and a freelance editor part-time. She believes in happy endings and being kind to everyone. She has a slew of various mental illnesses, and she's very open about how much she loves therapy. In another life, she would be a therapist. Carey Cecelia loves all dogs ever, iced vanilla coffee with almond milk, words of affirmation, and sushi. She has a BFA in creative writing and a publishing certificate. Her nonfiction can be found in Capulet Mag, X-R-A-Y and her poetry in Brave Voices. Follow her @careyshook and visit her website www.careyceceliashook.com.
Tyler Anne Whichard
Founding Editor, Fiction Editor, Visual Arts Editor
Tyler Anne Whichard is an MFA fiction candidate at UNCW, where she received a BFA in creative writing and certificates in professional writing and publishing. Previously, she worked as an intern for Lookout Books and worked on the interior design for Cameron Hammon Dezen’s This Is My Body. Tyler Anne’s work has appeared in Blue Earth Review, Spelk, and Memoir Mixtapes, among others. Currently, she is working on a novel with a focus on queerness in the American South. For all things books, K-Pop, and existential crises, follow her on Twitter and Instagram @tylerawhichard.
Caleb is a graduate student instructor at UNCW and an amateur penguin enthusiast. He spends his time as an English student writing long papers about things like insect literature and Jewish Jane Austen adaptations, and his free time writing fiction about golems and sad people. Caleb struggles with obsessive-compulsive disorder, anxiety, and depression, and he hopes to help educate people about OCD. You can follow him @PenguinHorowitz.
Poetry Editor, Technical Writer, Layout Designer
Becka is a sky gazer, a writer of technical documentation and of poems, a maker of clothes, and a collector of keys and other things found on the ground. Writing as Rebecca Otter, her work appears in Homology Lit and X-R-A-Y, and Entropy Magazine. She tweets @jinglebex.
Nikki is graduate of UNCW's BFA in creative writing and certificate in publishing, as well as a perpetual student of various noisy and quiet arts. Much like a houseplant, she loves sunlight, the indoors, astrology poems, and when the cat sits next to her on the window sill. She is very busy this year trying to become her pinkest self. She tweets at @nicolecrucial and she is neurotypical.
Rosie Carter is a photographer, illustrator, and writer based in Boston, Massachusetts. Her work has previously been published in Nightingale and Sparrow, the Journal of the Core Curriculum at Boston University, and Marias at Sampaguitas. She enjoys philosophy and is avid about all things cat-related. You can find her reading and relaxing with her two cats, Butterscotch and Orzo.