Leah Newsom

FOUNDing Editor

Leah Newsom is a fiction writer and Arizona native. She holds an MFA from Arizona State University and is the Outreach Coordinator at the Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies. She is (still) learning to ride her 1973 Vespa Rally 180 with great trepidation. 


Chelsea Liston


Chelsea Liston holds an MFA from Arizona State University and is a recipient of a Global Residency Fellowship from the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing. While she enjoys teaching at ASU, she dreams of operating a successful berry farm one day.

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Scott Daughtridge DeMer

Fiction editor

Scott Daughtridge DeMer is a fiction writer from Atlanta, Georgia. His work has been featured in Necessary Fiction, Midwestern Gothic, Curbside Splendor, Everyday Genius, and other places. His chapbook I Hope Something Good Happens was released by Lame House Press. He is an Idea Capital grant recipient and a Hambidge Center fellow. He currently studies writing at Arizona State University.