Ash Goedker, Editor-in-Chief
Ash Goedker is a third-year MFA candidate in poetry at the University of Idaho. She received her BA in Literature at the University of Minnesota, Duluth and her MA in Literature and Pedagogy at Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Michigan. She’s obsessed with Lake Superior and cheese. Her poems have appeared in Third Point Press, velvet-tail, Up the Staircase Quarterly, Innistree Poetry Journal and has poems forthcoming in Merrimack Review.
Kat Lewis, Managing Editor
Kat Lewis is a Northwestern Pennsylvania native and MFA candidate in poetry at the University of Idaho. She travels relentlessly, writes passionately, and photographs constantly. Her poetry can be found in Flyway: Journal of Writing and Environment and The Merrimack Review.
Cameron McGill, Poetry Editor
Cameron McGill is a second-year MFA candidate in poetry at the University of Idaho. He is originally from Champaign, IL, though spent the last ten years working as a musician in Chicago. He received his BA in Political Science from the University of Illinois. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Poetry East, Measure, Split-Lip and Grist, where his work was recently selected as runner-up in the 2016 ProForma contest.
CMarie Fuhrman, Assistant Poetry Editor
CMarie Fuhrman is an Indigenous daughter of the Rocky Mountains. Passionate about the wild and sacred, CMarie concentrates her writing and poetry on protecting cultural heritage, preserving open places and remembering Native peoples. She has won the Burns Award for Poetry from the University of Idaho, and her work has appeared in Metaphor, Juxtaprose, Cutthroat, and Taos Journal of Poetry. CMarie is currently enrolled in the MFA Program at the University of Idaho and lives in the high mountains of west central Idaho with her dogs, Cisco and Carhartt.
Lauren Westerfield, Nonfiction Editor
Lauren Westerfield is a second-year MFA candidate in creative nonfiction and a Centrum Fellow at the University of Idaho. Born and raised along the Northern California coast, she earned her BA in English Literature from Middlebury College before moving on to serve as an Assistant Essays Editor at The Rumpus and a Senior Editor at LA Canvas Magazine. Her essays have appeared in The Rumpus, The Los Angeles Times, The Butter, Redivider, Revolution House, The How-To Issue and Share Or Die. Current obsessions include beach rocks, cold brew coffee and everything there is to know about cupressus macrocarpa.
Paul Warmbier, Associate Prose Editor
Paul Warmbier is a third-year MFA candidate in nonfiction at the University of Idaho. He is an Idaho native and former middle school teacher. In the early 2000’s Paul served in a Marine Infantry battalion as a grunt deploying to Iraq’s Al Anbar province twice and later traveled domestically and internationally helping those affected in disaster zones through a veteran non-profit group. Now, besides writing, he designs and builds fine furniture in his garage and is co-founder and co-owner of Dauntless Wine Company, based in Portland, Oregon. Paul explores his time in and out of uniform through memoir and essay.
Sally Yazwinski, Fiction Editor
Sally Yazwinski grew up on a dairy farm in Massachusetts. She's completing her third and final year in the University of Idaho's MFA program in Fiction Writing. Before coming to Idaho she received her M. Ed in Secondary Special Education from American International College, and her M.A in English Literature from Middlebury College. She's been awarded the Bread Loaf School of English's Prize for Best Fiction. Sally was one Glimmertrain's Top 25 New Writers in 2016.
Corey Oglesby, Marketing Editor
Corey Oglesby is a second-year MFA candidate in poetry at the University of Idaho. Originally from Washington, DC, he completed his BS in English at Frostburg State University in Western Maryland, where he studied with poets Gerry LaFemina and Stephen Dunn. His poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Beloit Poetry Journal, The Backbone Mountain Review, The Broadkill Review, Clash by Night (City Lit Press, 2015), and elsewhere.
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