Staff

sean_smSean Davis  @OriginalSeanD
Fiction Editor – Sean has a BA in English from Portland State University and a MFA in Fiction from Pacific University. He is also a consulting editor at the Silk Road Review. His stories have appeared in The Willamette Week, The Good Men Project, and his memoir The Wax Bullet War, about his time in Iraq and Hurrican Katrina clean up, will be out next year published by Ooligan Press.

kase-bio-photoKase Johnstun @KaseJohnstun
Fiction Editor – Kase holds a BA in English from Weber State University, an MA in English from Kansas State University, and an MFA in Nonfiction from Pacific University. He is an award-winning essayist whose work has appeared in Creative Nonfiction Magazine, The Chronicle Review, and, as a regular contribution, to the Good Men Project. His current major undertaking is a long look at the epidemiology, medical history, and affected lives of the birth defect Craniosynostosis.

TabithaTabitha Blankenbiller @TabithaBlanken
Creative Nonfiction Editor – Tabitha is a graduate of the Pacific University MFA creative nonfiction program. She was born and raised in Washington’s Mt. Rainier foothills and currently lives south of Portland, Oregon. She works as staff contributor for Spectrum Culture. Her personal essays have been published in journals including Owl Eye Review, Sliver of Stone and Brevity. Her memoir manuscript, Paper Bag, is in development. She is married and has raised two wonderful cats.

thauck_smTiffany Hauck @WriterTiff
Creative Nonfiction Editor – Tiffany is a native of the Pacific Northwest and was raised in Vancouver, Washington. She moved to Los Angeles in 1994, where she spent a good deal of time working in film and television editing. She holds an MFA in Creative Nonfiction from the Pacific University writing program and is currently working on a book length memoir about questionable relationships that is set against the backdrop of Hollywood. She has been published in Hippocampus and Split Lip Magazines. She also won the 2013 Writers Studio award in Creative Nonfiction from Arapahoe College and will be published in The Progenitor in spring 2014. She lives and teaches in the Denver, Colorado, area.

charlotte_smCharlotte O’Brien
Poetry Editor – Charlotte had her first poem published in a girly teen magazine at the age of ten. She has come a long way since then. She was born and raised in England until the age of twelve. She earned her BA in  Australia at Griffith University, and holds an MFA with a concentration in poetry and nonfiction from Pacific University. Charlotte now resides in San Francisco with her family. Her poetry has appeared in The Southern Californian Anthology, Cider Press Review, LA Melange and Beyond The Valley Of The Contemporary Poets Anthology.

 drewsmlDrew Attana @drewattana
Fiction Reader – Drew’s work has appeared in Pathos Literary Quarterly. He holds degrees in Architectural Design, Liberal Arts, and English, along with an MFA in Fiction from Pacific University. In addition to being a snazzy dresser, Drew loves the Los Angeles Kings, Charles Bukowski, Harry Crews, and and 80s horror films. He lives and works in Portland, Oregon with his wife Paige and his fabulous dog Jackson.