MASTHEAD

C. CIMMONE, Founder & Editor-in-Chief

C. Cimmone is an author and comic from Texas. Her work has been featured in both print and digital literary journals. Cimmone likes to go against the grain and is good with a shotgun.
Website: www.ccimmone.com | Twitter: @diefunnier    

LISA LERMA WEBER, Executive Editor 

Managing Editor of MISFIT MICROS, Contest Manager

Lisa lives in San Diego, CA. She writes so she doesn’t explode. Her words and photography have appeared online and in print. When not writing, she enjoys boxing, dreaming about weird shit, and singing terribly.

Twitter: @LisaLermaWeber

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CHRIS G., Executive Assistant
 
Editorial Assistant, Photography Contributor, Human Resources Director

Chris is a paralegal and self-proclaimed hoarder who loves spending time with family, marching band, baking with her daughter, and watching too much television. She raises pigs and chickens with her family on their property in Central Texas, and finds many opportunities to photograph scenes from everyday life without leaving her home.

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DANA KNOTT, Executive Assistant
 
Social Media Coordinator

Dana is an academic library director, writer, reader, and blue ribbon baker.

Ask her about cats.

REGULAR CONTRIBUTORS

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L SCULLY

L Scully (they/them) is a queer writer and double Capricorn currently based in Madrid. They are the co-founder and prose editor at Stone of Madness Press. Find them in the ether @LRScully.

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AMY-JEAN MULLER

Amy-Jean Muller is an artist, writer and poet from South Africa who lives and works in London. Both her art and writing explore culture, memory, mental health, identity, and sexuality. She has exhibited her art in South Africa and London. Her writing can be found in various publications and is a regular contributor for Versification and The Daily Drunk. Her book, Baptism by Fire, was released in January 2021 through Close to the Bone. She also writes transgressive fiction and is currently completing her first novel and collection of short stories. | amyjeanmuller.com | Twitter: @muller_aj | Instagram: @amy_jean13

MEAGAN JOHANSON

Meagan is a writer from Oregon, where she lives with her family and one very good cat. She enjoys playing the piano, watching things grow, and sticking the landing on a new recipe. She is always seeking a new obsession, and has lived many exciting lives, at least in her imagination.

KIP KNOTT

Named after a character from the 1960s soap opera The Secret Storm, Kip has had no choice but to live a soap-operatic life. He is a writer, photographer, art dealer, and teacher living in Ohio. His most recent book of poetry—Tragedy, Ecstasy, Doom, and so on—is available from Kelsay Books. | Website: kipknott.com | Twitter: @kip_knott | Instagram: @kip.knott

DAVID CALOGERO CENTORBI

David Calogero Centorbi is a writer that in the 90's earned an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Arizona. Now, he is writing and working in Detroit, MI. Published work in Anti-Heroin Chic, CP Quarterly,  The Daily Drunk,  Drunk Monkeys, Horror Sleaze Trash, Schuylkill Valley Journal-Dispatches, and Tiny Molecules. He is also a regular monthly contributor at Versification. He can be found on Twitter: @DavidCaCentorbi | Blog: davidcentorbi.blogspot.com

ABIGAIL SWIRE

Abigail is an at-large multi-purpose human. She doubts her list of publications will be on her tombstone, but this will be. “If they have condemned you to hell, it might as well be for one of the seven Deadlys.”

STEVE GERGLEY

Steve is a writer and runner based in Warwick, New York. His fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Hobart, A-Minor, After the Pause, Barren Magazine, Maudlin House, Pithead Chapel, and others. In addition to writing fiction, he has composed and recorded five albums of original music. His fiction can be found at: https://stevegergleyauthor.wordpress.com/

DAMIAN RUCCI

Damian is the author of five chapbooks of poetry and a member of the Nü Profits of Poetic Discord. He is the unofficial poet laureate of every 711 in New Jersey and his work has recently appeared on gas station bathroom stalls across the Midwest. His column Musings of a Derelict Poet runs monthly on Red Fez and his poetry readings usually get shut down by police. 

AMANDA CRUM

Amanda is a writer and artist whose work has been published in Barren Magazine, Eastern Iowa Review, The Hellebore, and more. She is the author of The Darkened Mirror and Where Wild Beasts Grow, forthcoming from Fitzroy Books in 2022, as well as five collections of poetry. She is also a Best of the Net, Pushcart Prize, and Indie Horror Book Award nominee. Amanda currently lives in Kentucky with her husband and two children. Find her on Twitter: @MandyGCrum

Fizza Abbas

Fizza Abbas is based in Karachi, Pakistan. She has experimented with various career fields because she never knew what she wanted to do unless she discovered poetry. She is a big fan of Sylvia Plath. Her work has been published in more than 70 platforms, in both online and print. Her chapbook, Bakho, is also forthcoming from Ethel Zine and Micro-Press in 2021. When she is not writing, she is mostly watching Attack on Titans or Doctor Who. 

KDK

KDK (she/her) is a Poet, Pagan, Comrade, Witch, Fur Mother, & Friend. While studying philosophy full time along with three other jobs, KDK finds herself often writing about class consciousness, alienation, failed daughters, and trauma. In poetry, she believes honesty to be necessary. She is published in Stone of Madness Press, The Daily Drunk Magazine, Burning Jade Lit, The Feminist Wire, & Energeia. "We Have a World to Win!"

JAMES LILLEY

James Lilley, 33, is a married father of three from Swansea, Wales. He works as a network engineer by day, is a retired professional boxer, and an active Bareknuckle and MMA fighter. Lilley has been writing as a hobby since he was young, recently deciding to take the hobby more seriously by beginning his degree in Creative Writing.

ADDISON WALTON

Addison Walton is an undergraduate student at Michigan State University double majoring in Arts and Humanities and English-Creative Writing. Her work has been seen in Versification Zine and Black Feminist Collective. When she’s not busy debating the meaning of life with her friends she’s reworking a single line in a poem or taking naps to avoid the existential dread that fills her up when she’s sat alone in a quiet room. She also likes video games and food. Find her on Twitter @mockturtleneck_

MARK DANOWSKY

Mark Danowsky is EIC of ONE ART: a journal of poetry and Senior Editor at Schuylkill Valley Journal. He is an unlicensed counselor and pharmacologist. | Website: markdanowsky.blogspot.com/ | Poetry Consultant: VRS CRFT | Facebook: @markdanowsky | Twitter: @markdanowsky | Instagram: @markdanowsky

BARRATT FIERENS

Barratt writes about and photographs the unnoticed, unthinkable & the real but not realised. He lives in a valley in Yorkshire, England.