Amechi Ngwe
Amechi Ngwe
L. A. Merrill
L. A. Merrill
Ileana Leticia Reyes
Ileana Leticia Reyes
Allison Janicki
Allison Janicki
colin james sturdevant
colin james sturdevant
Joseph Roberts
Joseph Roberts
Amechi Ngwe//FICTION CO-EDITOR (photo top left)
Amechi Ngwe is a writer of fiction, from short stories to screenplays. His short stories have been published by Structo Magazine, Divergent Magazine, Feathertale, and Story Houston, among others. When he is not writing he can be found performing improv comedy with the award-winning troupe Can’t Tell Us Nothing.

Ileana Leticia Reyes//NONFICTION EDITOR (photo top right)
Ileana Leticia Reyes is a first-year graduate student in Professional Writing at Liberty University. In 2018, she earned a Bachelor of Arts in General Studies from the University of St. Thomas (Texas) with concentrations in bilingual education and philosophy. She has been journaling since age seven in an enduring resolution to document her life at every feasible stage. Her interests include graphic design, traditional drawing, and anything written by Terry Pratchett.

colin james sturdevant//MANAGING EDITOR&FOUNDER (photo bottom center)
colin james sturdevant graduated from the University of Houston in the summer of 2016 with a BA in English – Creative Writing; Fiction, and a minor in Anthropology (Food & Alcohol in Culture). He writes poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction. His work has appeared in or is forthcoming in Glass Mountain, Bluestem Magazine, Crab Creek Review, and others. He enjoys foolishness, cookery, and hopping around town to try craft cocktails.

Allison Janicki//ART EDITOR (photo bottom left)
Allison Janicki is an artist, writer, reader, editor, designer, library technician, half-marathoner, sub-par ukulele player and cat lover from Walled Lake, Michigan. She has had art, poetry, and essays published in The Sonder Review, Goat’s Milk Magazine, Storm Cellar, Volney Road Magazine, Voice of Eve, Random Sample and Borrowed Solace. She still doesn't know what she wants to be when she grows up.

Joseph "Joe" Roberts//FICTION CO-EDITOR (bottom right photo)
Joe Roberts is a writer. They reside on Akokiksas, Atakapa, Karankawa, and Sana land (currently known as Houston, TX).

L. A. Merrill//POETRY CO-EDITOR (top center photo)
L.A. Merrill’s poems have appeared in the Texas Poetry Calendar, Synkroniciti, and Equinox, among others. Merrill was a juried poet for the 2017 Houston Poetry Fest and a featured reader at the Poetry Fix series in Houston in 2018. She emceed Public Poetry virtual readings in 2020 and 2021. Merrill won a Rowan Foundation scholarship to the 2021 Boldface Conference for Emerging Writers. She enjoys live music, nature walks, reading, photography, cooking and all sorts of other creative endeavors.







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