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Publisher, Editor-in-Chief

David Olimpio is the Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Atticus Review. He also held these titles from January 2017 through December 2021. He writes, plays music, trades, and is an occasional dog poet and photographer. Before moving to Denver, he lived in every city in the NFC East, which was not by design, but probably not entirely random, either, as nothing is. He is the author of This Is Not a Confession (Awst Press, 2016), a memoir which is entirely a confession. His website is davidolimpio.com.

Poetry Editor

Michael Meyerhofer’s fifth poetry book, Ragged Eden, was published by Glass Lyre Press. His work has appeared in The Sun, Missouri Review, Southern Review, Rattle, Ploughshares, and other journals. He is also the author of a fantasy series and has been the startled recipient of the James Wright Poetry Award, the Liam Rector First Book Award, the Brick Road Poetry Book Prize, and other honors. For more information and an embarrassing childhood photo, visit troublewithhammers.com.

Mixed Media Editor

Matt Mullins makes videopoems, digital/interactive literature and writes poetry, fiction, screenplays, and music. His videopoems have been displayed at exhibitions, galleries, and festivals throughout the world.  His poetry and fiction have appeared in numerous online and print literary journals. His collection of short stories, Three Ways of the Saw, was a finalist for Foreword Magazine’s Book of the Year. He is currently Associate Professor of Creative Writing at Ball State University.  You can find a number of his videopoems at: https://vimeo.com/mattmullins

Assistant Poetry Editor

Amber Shockley has published work in a variety of print and online publications, including RattleGargoyle Magazine, and The James Franco Review. She was a featured poet for The Atticus Review in July of 2016, and was elected to serve as Rock Hill, South Carolina’s inaugural poet laureate in 2019. Her chapbook, A Brief Catalog of Common People, is available from Main Street Rag. Most recently, she highlights and examines work by other poets through her Other People’s Poetry blog series at her website ambershockley.com.

ASSISTANT NONFICTION EDITOR

Stephanie Evans is a Creative Nonfiction writer based in Minneapolis, MN after many years living in the San Francisco Bay Area. She received her BA in Creative Writing from the University of Florida and now works as an e-learning content strategist. An immigrant from England and South Africa, she writes about connection, grief, and longing. You can connect with her on twitter @HMSEvans 

Assistant Fiction Editors

Booz Ullrey is an MFA student at Mills College in Oakland. She was raised by two scientists in El Sobrante, California, where everybody read books at the dinner table. In addition to writing she plays music and is a jewelry artist. Her writing has appeared in Maximum Rocknroll, The Weakly, Nuts!, Absolutely Zippo, Toothworm, and Give Me Back.

Jan Stinchcomb is the author of Verushka (JournalStone), The Kelping (Unnerving), The Blood Trail (Red Bird Chapbooks) and Find the Girl (Main Street Rag). Her stories have appeared in numerous journals. A Pushcart nominee, she is featured in Best Microfiction 2020 and The Best SmallFictions 2018 & 2021. She lives in Southern California with her family. Find her at janstinchcomb.com or on Twitter: @janstinchcomb

POETRY READERS

Isaac Salazar is an Austin-born and Houston-based multidisciplinary artist with proud Michoacán roots. He earned a B.A. in English from Cornell University. He has received fellowships from Brooklyn Poets and In Surreal Life and his work can be found in the Acentos Review, Cathexis Northwest, orangepeel, and Scavengers Lit. He is currently a graduate student at Rice University studying Mexican American literature and the environmental humanities. He is also a poetry reader for the Adroit Journal and Abode Press.

Katie Moino is a poet from Vermont. She received her Bachelor’s in English with a Creative Writing concentration at the University of Vermont. She was mentored by Taylor Byas through PocketMFA. Katie’s poems have appeared in Wingless Dreamer’s Dulce Poetica Anthology and Poet’s Choice Attitude of Gratitude Anthology. When she’s not reading or writing, you can find her practicing yoga or outside enjoying nature.

Jennifer Saunders is the author of Self-Portrait with Housewife (Tebot Bach, 2019) and a Pushcart, Best of the Net, and Orison Anthology nominee. Winner of the 2020 Gregory O’Donoghue International Poetry Prize, her work has appeared in The Georgia Review, Grist, Ninth Letter, Southword, and elsewhere. She is also the co-editor of Stained: an anthology of writing about menstruation (Querencia Press, 2023). Jennifer holds an MFA from Pacific University and lives in German-speaking Switzerland where she teaches skating in a hockey school.

Nonfiction Readers

Katia Kozachok currently writes and reads in Pittsburgh. Her writing has been published in Sierra Nevada Review, Peatsmoke Journal, and The Cadaverine, among others. When not immersed in creative writing, she studies social work, bakes with lots of chocolate, and wanders about cities. Her piece “(b)reaching liminality” was nominated for Best of the Net 2024. You can connect with her on twitter @KatiaK516

Ricardo Jose Gonzalez-Rothi has had fiction, creative nonfiction and poetry featured in the U.S. and in the U.K., in Acentos Review, Hispanic Culture Review, The Bellingham Review, Litro and others (gonzalezrothiauthor.com.) His memoir, The Mango Chronicle (Running Wild Press) will be published in 2024.

Andi Beierman hails from New Mexico and resides in Austin, Texas. When she is not writing, reading, or wrangling cats, she is road-tripping with her husband to remote desert towns.

Fiction Readers

Ronita Sinha resides in Toronto, Canada. Her work has been published in East of the Web, The Academy of the Heart and Mind, The Magic Diary and The Literary Yard. In August 2020 she was awarded “Storyteller of the Month” by The Magic Diary. She writes her personal stories on her blog.

Olivia Griggs has been spotted most recently in Baltimore. She is in her final semesters of her MFA in Fiction with Ashland University, working diligently on her thesis. Simultaneously, Olivia works within Ashland University’s Correctional Education program as an Adjunct English Professor. Her work can be found within You Might Need to Hear This, and forthcoming in the Saint Paul Almanac.

Gerardo Lamadrid Castillo is a writer from Caguas, Puerto Rico based in Hamilton, Ontario. They have an MFA in Creative Writing from UC Davis and a BA in English from Vassar College. They write in both English and Spanish. Their fiction has appeared in Action, Spectacle and the Revista del Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña. Gerardo also writes poetry and drama, and you can find them in their garden feeding their dog green beans.

Cristina Adams is a Cuban-American living in Austin. She has worked as a freelance writer, ghost writer and book editor for more than 20 years. Her work has appeared in Buffalo Press, Ark, Minetta Review, Dickinson Review and various anthologies. She has an M.A. in Creative Writing from New York University and is currently working on a collection of linked short stories.