Daniel Toy

Founder & Editor-in-Chief

Daniel Toy's fiction and essays have been published on The Fiddleback, Breadcrumbs, and BuzzFeed. He graduated from Pratt Institute in 2012, where he was awarded the Thesis Prize in Fiction, and he lives in Brooklyn with his (roommate's) two cats.

Radhika Menon

Radhika Menon is a TV-obsessed writer living in New York City. At any given moment, she can ruminate at length over "Friday Night Lights," the University of Michigan, and the perfect slice of pizza. You can call her Rad if you so please.

Andrew Cushing

Andrew Cushing is a writer based in New York whose work has appeared in McSweeney's Internet Tendency and Vulture.

Amanda Koellner

Amanda Koellner is a Brooklyn-based writer, editor, and photographer whose work has appeared in Consequence of Sound, TIME magazine, Time Out Chicago, and more.

Alana Mohamed

Alana Mohamed is a writer and librarian from Queens, New York. She enjoys flash fiction, pangs of nostalgia, and weird trivia about your favorite authors. She reviews books for the Village Voice.

Anjali S. Desai

Anjali S. Desai is an Indian American writer, comedian, and TV producer living in New York. Follow her on Twitter or Instagram: @anj4prez.

Ashley Hull

Ashley currently resides in Brooklyn. If you’re looking for her, she’s likely in front of a mirror somewhere applying a Kylie matte lip stain while singing along to One Direction under her breath.

Bob Raymonda

Bob Raymonda is the founding editor of He graduated from SUNY Purchase College with a focus in creative nonfiction. His work can be found in Potluck Mag, Quail Bell Magazine, and Elite Daily.

Casey Cline

Casey is a native North Carolinian living in Brooklyn. She is legally married to gouda cheese, works at BuzzFeed, and tweets poorly at @casey_cline.

Christie Donato

Christie Donato is a writer based in Syracuse, New York. Her short fiction can be found on

Christine Melgarejo

Christine Melgarejo is a freelance social media consultant in Astoria, Queens. Her love of television was bred through Nickelodeon cartoons as a child, and "Salute Your Shorts" is still a staple of her adult life. When not writing or social media-ing, she can be found on YouTube talking about her obsession with Disney World.

Genelle Chaconas

Genelle Chaconas is nonbinary gendered, is queer, is an abuse survivor, has mood disorders, and feels proud. They earned a BA in Creative Writing from CSUS in 2009, an MFA in Writing & Poetics from Naropa University in 2015, and 50k of debt. They never learned to "photograph" but take photos. They've been published lots but don't name-drop. Their chapbooks include Fallout Saints and Dirty Pictures (Little M Press, 2011) and Yet Wave (The Lune, 2017). They serve as head editor for HockSpitSlurp Literary Magazine. They enjoy sci-fi and gangster flix, drone/noise/industrial music, and long walks off short piers.

Jana Pollack

Jana is a thirtysomething from Boston, currently living in Brooklyn. She works at BuzzFeed and tweets at @tinyjana.

Kasia Merrill

Kasia Merrill is a writer, teacher, and storyteller. Afflicted with a strong case of wanderlust, she has moved annually in her adult life and is temporarily settled in Brooklyn, New York. Her personal essays and stories have been published in Elephant Journal, Thought Catalog, and 805 Literary Journal.

Phil Corso

Phil Corso is a news editor at the New York Post. He's worked as an editor and reporter for various newspapers across New York City, Westchester County, and Long Island, including the New York Daily News, Westchester Magazine, amNY, and more. When he's not writing, he plays drums in a good old-fashioned punk band.

Steven Berkowitz

Steven Berkowitz is a writer, storyteller, and Moth story slam winner who has appeared on The Story Collider, And I Am Not Lying, and Scientific American’s Science Talk podcast.

Sara Parmer

Sara "Katy" Parmer is currently a student at Stephen F Austin State University studying creative writing. Her work has appeared in Stephen F Austin State University’s literary publication, HUMID. She lives in Nacogdoches, Texas, and is originally from Tomball, Texas.

Adrienne C.

Adrienne (or “Stingraydrienne,” as she likes to be/is never called) lives in Brooklyn. When she is not busy daydreaming about Drew from "The Bachelorette," she writes about dating and other nonsense at

Tania Hershman

Tania Hershman is a writer of poetry, fiction, and other word-shapes based in the UK and the author of three short story collections and two books of poetry. She watches quite a lot of television, for research into character development, story arcs, and cutting-edge medical procedures. She is currently working on a hybrid book about time.