Our donkey likes to read the odd, the off-kilter, and the just plain weird. If it has animals in it, even better. The donkey likes to read about animals.

The donkey likes things that are funny, things that are sad, and things that are both funny and sad at the same time. The donkey especially loves to read the experimental, surreal, and genre-bending.

Some of the donkey’s favorite poets are Amy Gerstler, Dean Young, Danez Smith, Brenda Shaughnessy, Alison Benis White, Claudia Rankine, Cathy Linh Che, and James Tate.

Some of the donkey’s favorite flash fiction and short story writers are Amy Hempel, Lorrie Moore, Lydia Davis, Deb Olin Unferth, Alissa Nutting, Roxane Gay, Carmen Maria Machado, George Saunders, and Ben Loory.



GENEVIEVE KERSTEN is the Poetry Editor. She is a poet and professional semi-finalist. A serial monogamist of cities, she is currently in a contentious relationship with Los Angeles. Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in 8 Poems Journal, Awkward Mermaid, The Feckless Cunt AnthologyHelen: A Literary Magazine, Here Comes Everyone, Hypertrophic Literary, and Philosophical Idiot.

ERIC ANDREW NEWMAN is the Flash Fiction Editor. He lives in Los Angeles with his partner and their small dog. He works as an archivist for a nonprofit foundation by day and as a writer of micro and flash fiction by night. His stories have been nominated for Best Microfiction and Best Small Fictions, and have appeared in Atlas and Alice, Bending Genres, Ellipsis Zine, Five:2:One, Gargoyle, Pithead Chapel, and Quarter After Eight.