Founding Editor (she/her)
Miracle is a student attending college who has an interest in poetry.
Marcelle Newbold loves poetry as a way of exploring inner spaces, place, and inheritance. She addresses the day to day: the unexceptional as precious moments. Pushcart Prize nominated and winner of the Poetry in the Arcades competition in 2020, her poems have been published in online and print magazines, and in recent anthologies by Black Bough Poetry, Maytree Press, and Indigo Dreams. She lives in Cardiff, Wales where she trained as an architect.
Rebecca L. Yong
Creative Nonfiction Editor
Mialise Carney (@mialisec) is a writer and MFA student at California State University, Fresno. She is also an editor at The Normal School, and her writing has appeared in Hobart, Brevity Blog, and Atlas and Alice, among others. Read more of her work at mialisecarney.com.
Scout Roux is a Wisconsin writer of fiction and poetry. Their work can be found in Wild Roof Journal, Passengers Journal, and Barstow & Grand, among others. They live a quiet life of pancake flipping and transcription with their partner and two cats. Tweets @scoutroux
Fiction Editor (she/her)
Mollie Williamson attended Saint Mary’s College of California double majoring in Art History and Women’s Studies in 2013. She then received her Master’s in Women’s Studies from the University of Alabama in 2014. Mollie enjoys writing stories based on fairy tales and mythology. Her work has been featured in The Pinkley Press, Toho Journal, Nightingale & Sparrow, White Wall Review, HerStry, Nymphs Publications, and Nitrogen House among others. Her chapbook, Pandora, will be published by Nightingale & Sparrow Press as part of our staff series in 2021.
Megan Russo is a writer and designer residing in Austin, TX with her husband and their two pugs. Megan is active in the tabletop rpg community and is currently working on her first, solo-player rpg zine. When she’s not working, she lives for being the best island representative on her two Animal Crossing islands and playing all the Destiny 2 her poor eyes can take. Her first chapbook, A Daughter for Mr. Spider, was published as part of the Nightingale & Sparrow Staff Series.
Check her out at meganrusso.com.
Associate Production Manager
Heather Graham is a writer, poet, and student at the University of Utah where she studies Writing And Rhetoric and Gender Studies. She works as a Writing Consultant for the Salt Lake Community College Student Writing and Reading Center, Assignment Editor for the SLCC Globe newspaper, and Assistant Copy Chief and Arts writer for the University of Utah Daily Chronicle. She has also worked as Literary Editor and Design Editor for the award-winning SLCC Literary Magazine and founded the SLCC Lavender Journal. Heather’s work has been published under the pen name H.E. Grahame in The Bitchin Kitsch, Turnpike, Variety Pack, 3 Moon and Gnashing Teeth. Her writing has won SLCC’s Chapbook contest in 2015 (memoir) and 2019 (poetry) and been nominated for a Pushcart Award.
Social Media Manager
Ayva Valentine Kunes is a writer, photographer, and reluctant philosopher. She’s a native of Pennsylvania but is planning her escape for the next few years as she pursues a career in law.