Kate Lorenz, founding editor and prose editor, received her MFA from the University of Alabama, where she served as the editor of Black Warrior Review. Her fiction and nonfiction has been published in the Denver Quarterly, Everyday Genius, The Collagist, Beecher’s, and by Blue Hour Press and Small Fires Press.

Justin Runge, poetry editor and designer, lives in Lawrence, Kansas, where he works as a writer. He is the author of Plainsight, published by New Michigan Press in 2012, and Hum Decode, forthcoming from Greying Ghost Press. Poems of his have appeared in Linebreak, DIAGRAM, Harpur Palate, and elsewhere. He can be found at

Heidi Raak, publisher, owns The Raven Book Store, Lawrence’s only independent and locally-owned book shop. She has acted as a fiction and poetry judge for the Langston Hughes Creative Writing Awards, as well as for the 2010 Kansas Authors Club Prose Contest.

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