Editorial Board
Naomi Washer, Editor-in-Chief Naomi Washer’s work has appeared in The Boiler, Split Lip Magazine, Essay Daily, Blue Mesa Review, Crab Fat Magazine, and other journals. She has received fellowships from Yaddo, Hambidge Center for the Arts, and Columbia College Chicago where she earned her MFA in Nonfiction. She lives in Vermont below a mountain, between two rivers. Find out more here.
Patrick Thornton, Managing Editor Patrick Thornton is a 2015 graduate of Columbia College Chicago's Creative Nonfiction MFA Program. After finishing graduate school he was a resident artist at the Vermont Studio Center. His work has appeared in The Collapsar, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, and Redivider, among others. He splits his time between Northwest Indiana and Chicago.
James Eidson, Associate Editor James Eidson's work has appeared in Sixth Finch, H_NGM_N, Columbia Poetry Review, Forklift Ohio, Ampersand Review, and Whiskey Island, among other journals. He also writes book reviews for MAKE: A Chicago Literary Magazine. He lives in Chicago.
Adriana Gonzalez, Associate Editor/Features Editor Adriana Gonzalez's essays and prose poems can be found in Hippocampus, Dead Flowers: A Rag, Cactus Heart Press, and Inlandia, among other journals. She currently lives and writes in Iowa.
Melissa Haklitch, Associate Editor/Social Media Manager Melissa Haklitch is a poet living in Seattle whose work has appeared in Funeral Parade and Troop Magazine among other places. She holds an MFA from California State University, San Bernardino. She isn’t afraid to stalk you on social media, and after a glass or two of cab sauv, may even like your photo from 125 weeks ago.
Creative Team
Rachel Jump, Guest Artist Issue 8 Rachel Jump was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1991. She received her BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2014, where she was the recipient of the Harry Koorejian Memorial Scholarship and the Haining Family Scholarship. Her black and white photographs have been widely exhibited throughout the United States, which includes dnj Gallery in Los Angeles, Tilt Gallery in Scottsdale, Arizona, Texas Women’s University of the Arts in Denton, Texas, Filter Space in Chicago, and Lomography Gallery in New York. Rachel’s photographs were the subject of a solo exhibition at Alibi Fine Art Gallery in 2015. Her prints are held in collections at the Museum of Contemporary Photography and the RISD Museum. She was a FIELD/WORK artist-in-residence at the Chicago Artists Coalition from 2016—2017. Rachel’s work has also been featured in various publications, including Der Greif, i-D Vice Germany, Shots Magazine, LENSCRATCH, FotoRoom, Fraction Magazine, and Papersafe.
Matt Davis, Web Developer/Printer Matt Davis is a this-and-that. He runs a small Risograph print studio called Perfectly Acceptable.
Zachary Zalman Green, Co-Founding Editor