Johnny Cordova, Editor
From 1995 to 2003 Johnny’s short stories and poems appeared regularly in small-press journals including Slipstream, Chiron Review, Nerve Cowboy, Long Shot, Atlanta Review, and New Orleans Review. He was a finalist in several chapbook and first-book contests, including The Pearl Poetry Prize. Then he stopped writing.
Over the past two decades Johnny has worked as a poker dealer, Bikram Yoga instructor, and EFL teacher. He recently returned from ten years in Southeast Asia to live in North Central Arizona. He has started writing again; his work was most recently published in Jelly Bucket, Nerve Cowboy, San Pedro River Review, and is forthcoming from Salt Hill Journal, the New York Quarterly, Atlanta Review, and Slipstream.
Johnny is a graduate of the Creative Writing program at Prescott College, where he mostly studied the short story, which has translated to a love for strong narrative verse.
Dominique Ahkong, Editor
Dominique Ahkong was born to Mauritian parents in outer London and grew up in Singapore. She holds degrees from Middlebury College and NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program and has received grants and support from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Center for Book Arts in NYC, and Singapore’s National Arts Council. Her poetry has appeared in Cha and is forthcoming from Sugar House Review and RHINO. She manages this website.