Art by Marty D. Ison
Art by Marty D. Ison


Tara Laskowski

Managing Editor

Christopher Allen

Art Director

Alexander C. Kafka

Coordinating Editor

Shasta Grant

Associate Editors

Tyrese L. Coleman, blog editor

Meghan Phillips, social media and marketing editor

Allison Pinkerton, blog editor

Brandon Wicks, special projects

Interview Editors

Karen Craigo

Michael Czyzniejewski

Publisher and Founding Editor

Dave Clapper


Josh Denslow, Huan Hsu, John Obwavo, Jan Elman Stout, Virgie Townsend

Global Flash Series Editors

German: Christopher Allen (on a rolling basis)

French: Michelle Bailat-Jones (on a rolling basis)

Swahili: John Obwavo (submissions reopen February 2018)

Hebrew: Ilana Masad (submissions closed)

2018 Kathy Fish Fellow

Tochukwu Okafor

Cover Artist

Issue 60’s cover art is by Jessica Gawinski. Originally from Clinton Township, Michigan, Jessica Gawinski received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration at Kendall College of Art and Design. Her artwork has a home in books, magazines, galleries, and more. She is eager to apply her traditional and technical skills to the visual development of film and television. Currently, she is collaborating with her sister to create a children’s book.