Courtney Skaggs is a writer from Columbus, Ohio and graduated from The Ohio State University in 2014. Courtney is an MFA/MA candidate at UAF, an intern with University of Alaska Press, and a radio DJ at KSUA. Courtney’s writing can be found in Gothic Nature, Strange Horizons, Ghost City Review, Longleaf Review, Rejection Letters, and Lammergeier Magazine.
Managing & Nonfiction Editor
Originally from Brooklyn, Liz Bolton graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Rutgers University. Before turning to creative nonfiction she spent nearly two decades in Los Angeles and Amsterdam, where she taught and performed sketch comedy and improv, and made a living as a voiceover and on-camera actress. As a first year MFA student, Liz won the AWP Intro Journals Project Award for her essay, “Starfish: A Paean to Those Who Cannot Breathe,” which will be forthcoming in Puerto del Sol. She was selected as a 2022-23 Herstory/Coalition for Community Writing Graduate Fellow. Liz has also been published widely in the parenting space and currently works as a commercial scriptwriter and producer.
Managing & Hybrid Editor
Delcenia Cosman is a multi-genre writer, working in poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and script form. Her work has appeared in publications from the America Library of Poetry, Creative Communications, and several student anthologies including University of Alaska Southeast’s Tidal Echoes. She also worked as a freelance journalist for her local newspaper. Delcenia graduated with honors from UAS with her BLA in English and History with a minor in Business. She is currently an MA/MFA student in Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
K Janeschek grew up in western Michigan. They mostly write poetry these days after a long and rocky relationship with prose. Their work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Swamp Literary Magazine, Split Rock Review, Hawai’i Pacific Review and elsewhere. They received a BS in mathematics and creative writing from the University of Michigan, where they also won Hopwood awards in poetry and nonfiction. They have worked various positions at various libraries including a law library, a map library, and an anarchist library
Web & Design Editor
Audrey Coble was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio. They earned their B.A. in English (Honors) and Biopsychology, Cognition, & Neuroscience from the University of Michigan, where they also won the Feinberg Prize for Excellence in First Year Writing and the Hopwood Award for creative nonfiction. After moving to Alaska for what they thought would be just one summer, they earned a remote M.A. in Disability Studies from CUNY while living in the Brooks Range. Now they work and write in Fairbanks, Alaska.
Fiction Editor: Jane Jacob
Faculty Editor & Advisor
Daryl Farmer is the authorof the memoir and travelogue Bicycling beyond the Divide (University of Nebraska Press), which received a Barnes and Noble Discover Award and was a Colorado Book Award finalist, and the story collection Where We Land (Brighthorse Books). His recent work has appeared in Ploughshares, Terrain.org and Natural Bridges. He received his MA and PhD from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and he has previously taught at Georgia Tech University and Stephen F. Austin University. His work focuses on human/environment interconnectedness. Recent work has appeared in journals including Terrain.org, Ploughshares, and Natural Bridges.