Ann is a 2017 graduate of the prose certificate program at the Independent Publishing Resource Center in Portland, OR. She is an educator, traveler, and lover of haiku and collage. Born and raised in Chicago, she now resides in Oregon and often gets confused about which one is home. Her work has been published in The Rumpus, Hot Metal Bridge, and Memoir Mixtapes.
Sarah Gibbon is a reader, writer, illustrator, editor, publisher, and patron of the local literary scene. She is a contributing editor for the Portland-based literary journal Arq Press and a graduate of the IPRC certificate program.
Megan Griffith: Contributing Editor
Megan is a writer and the creator of The Sheep a Day Project, a year spent asking 365 friends and strangers to draw pictures of sheep. She grew up in the middle of California, moved to the middle of Oregon, and now lives in the middle of Portland in a 100-year-old building that will probably crumble during that impending earthquake.
Ameena Lacey: Contributing Editor
Ameena Lacey is a writer, musician and artist. She is inspired by the beauty that is life and has an overwhelming optimism for happiness, despite a world that can be full of darkness.
Ameena lives in Portland, Oregon and writes songs, poetry and creative non fiction.
Kara McMullen: Contributing Editor
Kara McMullen is a writer and person from Colorado who currently lives in Portland, Oregon. Her fiction has appeared in the Harpoon Review, Ohio Edit, and Storychord, and is forthcoming in Slushpile Magazine. If you want, you can find out more at www.karamcmullen.com.
Robert Savela, Jr.: Graphic Designer
Robert Savela Jr. – visual artist, writer, graphic designer, seeker…
Inspired by all types of heavy music, duality, asemic art, psychedelia, darkness, philosophy and the psyche. Check out my blog to get a more in-depth feel for what travels through me – robertsavela.com
Born and raised in Wisconsin and currently living in Portland, Oregon for the fourth time.
Works at necessary failures and urban driving.
Studied sex, drugs and rock & roll at the University of Wisconsin –
Milwaukee with an MFA gathered from Full Sail University at the age of 41.
Art gallery shows in Sheboygan, WI., Milwaukee, WI., Minneapolis, MN., Astoria, OR. and Portland, OR.
Freelance graphic design since 1996.
News writer for UK heavy metal magazine Zero Tolerance 2013-14.
Concert and record reviews written for webzine psychedelicbaby.blogspot.com started in 2013