Meagan Lucas

Editor in Chief

Meagan Lucas is the author of the award-winning novel, Songbirds and Stray Dogs (Main Street Rag Press, 2019). Meagan’s short work has been published or is forthcoming in journals like The Santa Fe Writers’ Project, Still: The Journal, MonkeyBicycle, Cowboy Jamboree, BULL, Pithead Chapel, and others. She is Pushcart nominated and won the 2017 Scythe Prize for Fiction. Born and raised in Northern Ontario, she now lives in the mountains of Western North Carolina, where she teaches Creative Writing.

Kevin Whitten

Reviews Editor

Kevin Whitten (Well Read Beard) is a life-long reader. In 2018 he wanted to do something more with that and started reviewing books on Goodreads and YouTube. It started as a personal reading journal and bloomed into a following. He has since become a respected, desired reviewer, especially in the world of independent and small press horror. However, he reads most genres.  Born in Southwestern Indiana, he has settled in Kentucky, right on the Northeastern edge of Appalachia. He can be found there with his family and two Great Pyrenees: Cotton and Georgia.

Charlotte Hamrick

Features Editor

Charlotte Hamrick began writing and submitting poetry, prose, and photography in her 40’s after a long working life primarily in healthcare business services. She has been published in numerous literary journals including Emerge Journal, The Rumpus, Still: The Journal, The Citron Review, New World Writing, Reckon Review, and Poetry Foundation’s Harriet Blog. She’s had nominations for the Pushcart Prize, Best of the Net, Best Microfiction, and was a Finalist for the 15th Glass Woman Prize and for Micro Madness 2020. She lives in New Orleans with her husband and a menagerie of rescued pets where she sometimes does things other than read and write.