EDITORIAL STAFF

SARAH CLARK | EIC, Poetry, Features & Reviews Editor, Anomaly | They/Them & She/Her

Sarah Clark is a disabled two-spirit Native editor, writer, and cultural consultant. They are a VIDA Board member, and Executive Editor with the VIDA Review, Co-Editor of the Bettering American Poetry series, and Managing Editor and Features & Reviews Editor at Anomaly. She curated Anomaly‘s GLITTERBRAIN folio and a folio on Indigenous & Decolonial Futures & Futurisms, and edited Drunken Boat’s folios on Sound Art, “Desire & Interaction,” and a collection of global indigenous art and literature, “First Peoples, Plural.” They were co-editor of Apogee Journal‘s #NoDAPL #Still Here folio, and co-edited Apogee Journal‘s series “WE OUTLAST EMPIRE,” of work against imperialism, and “Place[meant]“, on place and meaning. Sarah freelances, and has worked with a number of literary and arts publications and organizations, including The Atlas Review, Apogee Journal, contemptorary.org, Sundress Press, Best of the Net, The Paris Review, and Blackbird. In their spare time, Sarah has strong opinions and is very queer. She cannot pass a Turing test. @petitobjetb.

ERICA MENA | Editor & Executive Director, Anomalous Press | They/Them/Theirs

Erica Mena is a Puerto Rican poet, translator, and book artist. Their book Featherbone (Ricochet Editions, 2015) won a 2016 Hoffer First Horizons Award. Their translation of the classic Argentine sci-fi graphic novel The Eternaut (Fantagraphics, 2015) won a 2016 Eisner Award. They holds an MFA in Poetry from Brown University, an MFA in Literary Translation from the University of Iowa, and an M.Phil in Culture and Criticism from the University of Cambridge. They are a visiting lecturer in poetry and book arts at Brown University. Follow them on Instagram, Tumblr, or at acyborgkitty.com.

GENEVIEVE PFEIFFER | Assistant Director | They/Them/Theirs

Genevieve Pfeiffer is curating a folio on reproductive justice and its intersections (they urge you to submit). They are a writer and poet, and facilitate workshops with survivors of sexual assault and harassment. Their work is forthcoming or has been published in Erase the Patriarchy, Juked, So to Speak, Stone Canoe, and more. They oscillate between NYC and the mountains, and you can find them where there are trees. Genevieve blogs about outdoor wanderings and herbal birth control’s intersections with witches, colonization, and personal and bioregional health at: medium.com/@GenevieveJeanne.

ANNA ROSENWONG | Translation Editor | She/Her/Hers

Anna Rosenwong is a translator, editor, and educator. A winner of the Best Translated Book Award and fellowships from the NEA, BILTC, and ATLA, her publications include Roció Cerón’s Diorama and José Eugenio Sánchez’s here the sun’s for real, as well as three translated chapbooks and an original collection of poetry, By Way of Explanation. Her literary and scholarly work has been featured in such venues as World Literature Today, The Kenyon Review, Translation Studies, The St. Petersburg Review, and Gulf Coast. Read some at annarosenwong.com

NICK POTTER | Comics Editor | He/Him/His

Nick Francis Potter is a writer, cartoonist, and educator. He is the author of New Animals (Subito, 2016). His short fiction, essays, and comics can be found in Black Warrior Review, Ninth Letter, The Offing, Big Other, Pank Magazine, Bat City Review, and Quarterly West, among others. He teaches writing and theory courses in the Digital Storytelling Program at the University of Missouri.

VICTORIA C. FLANAGAN | Nonfiction Editor | They/Them/Theirs or She/Her/Hers

Victoria C. Flanagan holds a dual-genre MFA in poetry and creative nonfiction from Virginia Commonwealth University, where they were a Claudia Emerson Scholar and served as managing editor for Blackbird . A finalist for the 2019 Nonfiction Award at The Pinch, their writing has also been awarded the Catherine and Joan Byrne Poetry Prize from the Academy of American Poets, the 2018 Emerging Poets Prize from Palette Poetry, and a Sewanee Writers’ Conference scholarship, among other honors. Flanagan’s work has appeared or is forthcoming in New SouthCrab Creek Review, Palette Poetry, Blackbird, Beloit Poetry Journal, and RHINO. A Carolina transplant to the Pacific Northwest, they teach writing in central Washington.

DAVID HESKA WANBLI WEIDEN | Fiction Editor | He/Him/His

David Heska Wanbli Weiden is an enrolled member of the Sicangu Lakota nation and is Associate Professor of Native American Studies and Political Science at Metropolitan State University of Denver. He received his MFA in Creative Writing from the Institute of American Indian Arts and his Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin. He’s an alumnus of VONA and Tin House, is a 2018 MacDowell Colony Fellow, and received the PEN America Writing for Justice Fellowship. He’s published or has work forthcoming in ShenandoahYellow Medicine Review, Transmotion, Criminal Class Review, Tribal College Journal, and other magazines. His children’s book, Spotted Tail, will be released in 2019. His novel Winter Counts, set on the Rosebud Indian Reservation, is forthcoming from Ecco/HarperCollins. He’s represented by literary agent Michelle Brower of Aevitas Creative Management, and teaches writing at the Lighthouse Writers Workshop in Denver. 

STEFANIA GOMEZ | Assistant Fiction Editor | She/Her/Hers


Stefania Gomez is a writer, radio producer, and teaching artist from Chicago’s South Side. She received her BA in Literary Arts from Brown University in 2017. Her work appears or is forthcoming in bluestockings magazine, The Offing, and the Missouri Review.

KATHERINE AGARD | Associate Fiction Editor | She/Her/Hers

Katherine is currently an MFA student at the University of California – San Diego. You can find some of her work at katherineatkatherine.com.

 

KATHRYN HENION | Associate Fiction Editor | She/Her/Hers

Kathryn Henion’s fiction has appeared in Saranac Review, Natural Bridge, Green Mountains Review, The Briar Cliff Review, and Confrontation, among others. She is the recipient of Sequestrum Journal’s 2018 New Writer Award for fiction. She earned a Ph.D. in English from Binghamton University, where she also served as editor of Harpur Palate. She lives and works in Ithaca, NY, where she serves as artistic director for the Spring Writes Literary Festival. kathrynhenion.com/

ADDIE TSAI | Assistant Fiction Editor | She/They/We

Addie Tsai teaches courses in literature, creative writing, and humanities at Houston Community College. She collaborated with Dominic Walsh Dance Theater on Victor Frankenstein and Camille Claudel, among others. Addie received her MFA from Warren Wilson College, and she has a PhD in Dance from Texas Woman’s University. Her writing has been published in Banango Street, The Offing, The Collagist, The Feminist Wire, and elsewhere. She is the Nonfiction Editor at The Grief Diaries, and Senior Associate Editor in Poetry at The Flexible Persona.Her queer Asian young adult novel, Dear Twin, is forthcoming from Metonymy Press November 2019.

SEBASTIEN CERVANTES | Assistant Fiction Editor | He/Him/His

Sebastien Cervantes is a recent graduate of Mills College, where he earned his M.F.A in Creative Writing with an emphasis in fiction. He currently lives in Southern California, where he is at work on a collection of short stories.

Millissa Kingbird | Assistant Fiction Editor | She/Her/Hers

Millissa Kingbird (Anishinaabe – Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe) holds a Master of Fine Arts in Poetry from Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, NM. She writes poetry and the occasional lyric essay focusing on womanhood, bodies, nature, and trauma. She has been published in Hinchas de Poesia, Yellow Medicine Review, Red Ink, Connotations Press, The Rumpus, and Heavy Feather Review. When not writing, she contemplates small things.

BLAKE PLANTY | Fiction Reader | He/Him/His

Blake Planty is a trans-masculine writer. He’s interested in metamorphosis, our bodies, living online, trauma, and big empty fields and highways. His work is in Nat. Brut, Waxwing Magazine, The Fanzine, Heavy Feather Review, Tenderness Lit, Foglifter Journal, and many more. Sometimes he writes about video games. Learn more at www.catboy.club

ZEBULON WIMSATT | Folio Editor | They/Them/Theirs

Zebulon Wimsatt lives in New Hampshire, and studied digital language arts at Brown University. They read with and as uncle vinegar, and their work can be found at a-n-skilligkton.net.


EBONY E. CHINN | Poetry Assistant Editor | She/Her/Hers

Ebony E. Chinn was born and raised in New Jersey. She is a McNair Scholar, a Callaloo Fellow, and a Poets & Writers Amy Award recipient. She is a MFA student at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in H_NGM_N, Callaloo, Narrative, and Frontier Poetry.

CHING IN-CHEN | Poetry Assistant Editor | They/Them/Theirs

Ching-In Chen is the author of The Heart’s Traffic (Arktoi Books) and recombinant (Kelsey Street Press) and co-editor of The Revolution Starts at Home: Confronting Intimate Violence Within Activist Communities. A Kundiman, Lambda, Watering Hole and Callaloo Fellow, they are part of the Macondo and Voices of Our Nations Arts Foundation writing communities. They have also been awarded fellowships from Can Serrat, Millay Colony for the Arts, the Norman Mailer Center and Imagining America. Their work has appeared in The Best American Experimental Writing, The &NOW Awards 3: The Best Innovative Writing, and Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics. They are a senior editor of The Conversant and serve on the Executive Board of Thinking Its Presence: Race, Advocacy, Solidarity in the Arts. chinginchen.com.

nicole v. basta | Assistant Poetry Editor | She/Her/Hers

nicole v basta’s chapbook ‘V’ was chosen by Rigoberto González as the winner of The New School’s Annual Contest. She is the co-founder of the Brooklyn-based art community + performance night Say Yes Electric Collective that ran from 2015-2018. Her poems have found homes in Ninth Letter, Pinwheel, Nat. Brut, New South, Painted Bride Quarterly, Bone Bouquet, and elsewhere. Find her hologram at nicolevbasta.com.

BRIGHDE MOFFAT | Assistant Poetry Editor | They/Them/Theirs

Brighde Moffat serves as the editor-in-chief of Hematopoiesis Press and is an assistant editor with VIDA Review. Their work has appeared in The Rumpus, Nat. Brut, Stirring, and Autostraddle. They live with their partner and adventure cat in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina.

LIV MAMMONE | Poetry Reader | She/Her/Hers

Liv Mammone is an editor and poet from Long Island, New York. Her poetry has appeared in wordgathering, monstering, Wicked Banshee, The Medical Journal of Australia, and others. In 2017, she competed team for Union Square Slam as the first disabled woman to be on a New York national poetry slam team and appeared in the play The Fall of All Atomic Angels as part of a festival that was named Best of Off Off Broadway by Time Out Magazine. She was also a finalist in the Capturing Fire National Poetry Slam in Washington DC. Her editorial job on Uma Dwivedi’s poetry collection They Called her Goddess; we Named her Girl, was nominated for a Write Bloody book award. She is also the editor of the speculative fiction series Margins and Murmurations by author and activist, Otter Lieffe. Currently, she works as an editor at Game Over Books.

SAROSH NANDWANI | Poetry Reader | She/Her/Hers

Sarosh is studying engineering and anthropology, and is particularly interested in the overlap between those subjects. She loves writing poetry and prose, volunteering at art galleries, impulse buying poetry books, and experimenting with her curly hair. If she’s not writing, she’s probably eating yogurt and watching stand-up comedy on Netflix to recuperate from long days. Her Twitter and Instagram handles are @saroshnandwani. She has been published in Phemme Zine, the Hellebore, the Brown Orient, Merak Magazine, and is a regular contributor for Royal Rose Magazine.

JASON RODRIGUEZ | Assistant Poetry Editor | He/Him/His

Jason N. Rodriguez is the author of Bardo Mascots, a mixed-media chapbook discussing the liminal status of the millennial generation. His multi-media work has been showcased at the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, and his writing has appeared in Vector Press and is forthcoming in Potluck Magazine. You can view his work at jason-rodriguez.com.

SAVANNAH BROOKS | Nonfiction Reader | She/Her/Hers

Savannah Brooks works as an associate literary agent for the Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency and a teaching artist at the Loft Literary Center. She holds an MFA in creative writing from Hamline University, and her own creative work has been featured in Barely South Review, Hobart, Lime Hawk, and Every Writer’s Resource, among others. When not immersed in the world of worlds, she can be found at her MMA gym, on her motorcycle, or lounging at one of Minnesota’s 10,000 lakes.

CELINA NADER | Nonfiction Reader | She/Her/Hers

Celina Nader is a Syrian-American writer, editor, chef, and entrepreneur. She reads cookbooks like novels, runs a small food business in Columbus, OH (Scrappy Cat Co.) and is currently working on a collection of creative nonfiction stories regarding the Syrian people and their lives during war. You can read her words on food, culture, and sexuality at digintome.wixsite.com/insatiable.

CAMI STENQUIST | Nonfiction Reader | She/Her/Hers

Cami Stenquist recently graduated from Hamline University and holds her MFA in Creative Writing. She has been published by PBS, as part of the Minnesota Remembers Vietnam Initiative. Her piece, “Dad’s List” was chosen as one of the top twelve pieces written by children of Vietnam Vets. She has been a mentor with the Minnesota Prison Writing Workshop for two years for CNF. She has also sat on the editorial boards in CNF and Fiction for the Water~Stone Review. She is currently working on a collection of personal essays surrounding her years in medicine providing hospice care for dying family members and friends.

ALLISON GRIMALDI-DONAHUE | Translation Associate Editor | She/Her/Hers

Allison Grimaldi Donahue is a writer and translator whose work has appeared in The Literary Review, Words Without Borders, The Brooklyn Rail, BOMB, The Fanzine, 3:AM Magazine, and other places. Her chapbook Body to Mineral was published by Publication Studio Vancouver in 2016. She is co-author of On Endings from Delere Press (2019). She was a fellow at the Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference, an NEA Fellow in translation at the Vermont Studio Center and an artist-in-residence at Mass MoCA. She currently teaches creative writing and critical theory at John Cabot University, Rome.

MARÍA JOSÉ GIMÉNEZ | Translation Assistant Editor | She/Her/Hers

María José Giménez is a poet, translator, and editor whose work has received support from the NEA, the Studios at MASS MoCA, the Breadloaf Translators’ Conference, the Canada Council for the Arts, and the Banff International Literary Translators’ Centre. Assistant translation editor of Anomaly and a former board member of the American Literary Translators Association, María José works between English and Spanish, and from the French, and is the translator of Tilting at Mountains by Edurne Pasaban (Mountaineer Books, 2014), Alejandro Saravia’s novel Red, Yellow, Green (Biblioasis, 2016), and the chapbook As Though The Wound Had Heard by Mara Pastor (Cardboard House Press, 2017). Among other awards, María José was recently named 2019 Poet Laureate of Easthampton, Massachusetts.

KIRA JOSEFSSON | Translation Assistant Editor | She/Her/Hers

Kira Josefsson is a writer, editor, and literary translator working between English and Swedish. She was awarded a PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grant for her work on Pooneh Rohi’s Araben (The Arab). Other work has appeared in places like Granta, Words Without Borders, Triple Canopy, Kritiker, and Arbetaren. In addition to her work at Anomaly, she is part of the editorial board for Glänta, a Swedish independent journal of arts and philosophy.

LOUISE AKERS | Books Editor | She/Her/Hers

Louise Akers is Anomalous Press’s Books Editor.
 
 
 

CASSANDRA CERVI | Assistant Books Editor | She/Her/Hers

Cassandra Cervis is Anomalous Press’s Assistant Books Editor.
 
 
 

NOAH FIELDS | Social Media Editor; Blog Assistant Editor | They/Them/Their

Noah Fields is a genderqueer, hard-of-hearing poet and performance artist. Their writing has appeared in Ghost City Press, Chelsea Station, Anomaly/Drunken Boat, Bluestockings, and elsewhere. They live in Chicago.

 

k. lynn johnson | Production Editor | They/Them/Their

k.lynn johnson is from the bay area. they live in brooklyn and work as a software engineer. their poems can be found in Columbia Journal, Flock, The Fourth River and others.