JACK GARCIA

co-editor-in-chief

 

Jack is a Utah Valley University graduate with a BA in English - Creative Writing. He has had poetry and prose published in journals such as Touchstones, Essais, Orogeny, Inscape, and The Matador Review. When not writing with the Rock Canyon Poets or working his boring day job, Jack loves binge-watching The Golden Girls with his boyfriend and paying his student loans until he dies.

AARON GATES

co-editor-in-chief

 

Aaron grew up in Pennsylvania, lived for two years in São Paulo, studied rhetoric and composition in Utah, and now explores the cityscape of Seattle, working as a copyeditor. His poetry has been published in Sugar House Review. In his spare time, Aaron analyzes posthuman aspects in Calvin and Hobbes, enjoys ham and cheese croissants, and searches out anything plaid for his lumberjack wedding Pinterest board.

EMILY MATTSON

creative director

 

Emily has a degree in Graphic Design as well as a degree in Web and Animation, both from Provo College, and is currently studying Computer Engineering at Utah Valley University. She's worked in the design industry for nine years and also runs her own freelance business, E|Matt Design. She enjoys snow cones, beaches that aren't in Utah, and kissing her girlfriend.

EMILY MATTSON

creative director

 

REBEKAH CUEVAS

copy editor

 

Rebekah is a Utah Valley University grad currently working as a freelance copy writer and editor. She  has been published in peculiar, Tule Review, and Aesthetica Magazine’s 2016 Creative Writing Anthology. She spends much of her non-writing time teasing her boyfriend and talking way too much about her border collie Kylo (the sound of his early-morning “creaky gate” yawn floods her brain with dopamine it’s so cute).

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