Jeff Pearson Poetry Editor
Jeff Pearson is a graduate of the University of Idaho’s MFA Program and has been published by Noble / Gas Quarterly, Black Rock & Sage, Otis Nebula, a capella zoo, Heavy Feather Review, Shampoo, Salt Front, Open Minds Quarterly, Axolotl, Barrelhouse, and Moon City Review. He is The Managing Editor for Blood Orange Review and tweets at @legoverleg.
S.J. Dunning Editor-in-Chief & Nonfiction Editor
S.J. Dunning’s work has appeared in The Sun, The Swamp, Sundog Lit, Front Porch Journal, Dogwood, YES! Magazine, Creative Nonfiction, and elsewhere. Her essay “for(e)closure” won Creative Nonfiction’s 2011 MFA Program-Off Award and is a “notable” essay in Best American Essays 2011. Currently, she lives in Tacoma, Washington and teaches Composition, Creative Writing, and Technical Writing online for Central Washington University. She also recently started a website/blog called “Notes from the Field of Foreclosure.”
Julia Hands Fiction Editor
Julia Hands is a recent graduate from Western Washington University’s MFA program where she studied fiction. While completing her MFA, Julia served as the Assistant Managing Editor of Bellingham Review. For the past four years, she has also worked as the Assistant Program Manager of the Centrum Port Townsend Writers’ Conference. Her short story “But She Still Loves Him” appeared in Issue #4 of 5×5 and her plays have been performed on Western’s Brit Tour (2015) as well as at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (2014).
Tyrah Dunning Photography Editor
Upon writing, Tyrah is currently living out of her car and staying in various places in Washington state—from cabins in the woods, to apartment floors in the city. Accompanied by Hank the Beagle, she is soon to leave for Montana, followed by California, with the intention of exploring and documenting any and all cultural vortexes she encounters along the way.