Founder & Editor in Chief
Whitney Koo (Kerutis) is a poet from Arizona. She is a Ph.D. candidate in English-Creative Writing at Oklahoma State University. She received her MFA from the University of Colorado, Boulder where she served as Poetry Editor of Timber Journal before founding Gasher Press in 2018. She is the 2018 poetry winner of the Tucson Festival of Books Literary Award. Her poetry and nonfiction works have appeared in journals such as Colorado Review, American Literary Review, Bayou Magazine, Heavy Feather Review, Breakwater Review, and others. Find her at WhitneyKoo.com
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Erin Armstrong has an MFA from CU-Boulder and is the editor-in-chief of Ice Queen Magazine (icequeenmag.com). Her works are forthcoming or published in The Citron Review, SmokeLong Quarterly, Banango Street, New World Writing and elsewhere.
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Natalie Sharp (she/her) is a Black queer writer, dancer, and educator hailing from Savannah, GA and based in Denver, CO. She completed her MFA in creative writing at the University of Colorado Boulder, and her poetry and nonfiction have previously appeared in Foglifter Journal, BOAAT Journal, Bodega Magazine, and elsewhere. If you propose to her in a Waffle House, she will probably say yes.
Chloe Tsolakoglou is a Greek-American author who grew up in Athens, Greece. In addition to being nominated for Best of the Net, Chloe's poems have appeared in The Adroit Journal, PANK, Cream City Review, Denver Quarterly's FIVES, and elsewhere. She completed her MFA in Poetics at the Jack Kerouac School, where she served as the Anselm Hollo Fellow. Currently, Chloe is the Marjorie Nicolson Fellow at Columbia University's PhD program in English and Comparative Literature. You can find more of her work at fridaycowgirl.com
Kaya Dierks is a Korean-American writer and an incoming freshman at Yale University. Her work has been recognized by The National YoungArts Foundation, The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, Columbia College Chicago, and The New York Times, among others. Her fiction and nonfiction appear in The Adroit Journal, SmokeLong Quarterly, GASHER Journal, and elsewhere. A finalist for the 2020 Adroit Prize for Prose, she reads for Pidgeonholes and EX/POST and edits for The Bitter Fruit Review.
Inquiries regarding fiction for Gasher Journal: Kaya@gasherjournal.com
Creative Nonfiction Editor
Daniel Garcia's essays appear or are forthcoming in Ninth Letter, Guernica, Passages North, The Kenyon Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, Quarterly West, and elsewhere. Poems appear or are forthcoming in Ploughshares, Zone 3, Gulf Coast, Pleiades, Electric Literature, Crazyhorse, and others. A recipient of awards, prizes, grants, and scholarships from Bat City Review, So to Speak, Tin House, PEN America, and others, Daniel also serves as a memoir reader and the InteR/e/views editor for Split Lip Magazine. Daniel’s essays also appear as Notables in The Best American Essays.
Inquiries regarding Creative Nonfiction: Daniel@gasherjournal.com
Liz McGehee is a full-time scientific editor and poet based in New Orleans. She is the author of the poetry chapbook Louisiana Alchemy (dancing girl press, Nov. 2021). A survivor of Hurricanes Katrina and Ida, her creative work often explores themes of ecodisaster and the New Orleanian/Cajun diaspora, appearing in literary journals such as New Delta Review, Cloud Rodeo, The Volta, The Thought Erotic, Pouch Magazine, and elsewhere. Additionally, she is a Best of the Net and Pushcart Prize nominee and holds an MFA from the University of Colorado Boulder. You can find more of her at lizmcgehee.com.
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Remi Recchia is a poet and essayist from Kalamazoo, Michigan. He is a Ph.D. candidate in English-Creative Writing at Oklahoma State University. He currently serves as an associate editor for the Cimarron Review. A three-time Pushcart Prize nominee, Remi’s work has appeared or will soon appear in Best New Poets 2021, Columbia Online Journal, Harpur Palate, and Juked, among others. Two of his poems have been published on Poets.org as winning pieces for a 2019 and 2021 University & College Academy of American Poets Prize. He holds an MFA in poetry from Bowling Green State University. Remi is the author of Quicksand/Stargazing (Cooper Dillon Books, 2021).
Inquiries regarding reviews and interviews: Reviews@gasherjournal.com
Visual Art Editor
Originally from Atlanta, Sydney Ewerth received her BFA with a concentration in sculpture and ceramics from Augusta University in Augusta, Georgia and graduated with her MFA from The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. After graduation she remained at The University of Alabama as a Part-Time Instructor until moving to Indiana to start her residency at New Harmony Clay Project. She then spent 3 years teaching and making art at Indiana University Southeast in New Albany, IN as the Artist in Residence in Ceramics, Studio Technician, and Visiting Professor. She currently resides in Iowa City, IA, teaching at The University of Iowa as the Iowa Idea Visiting Assistant Professor in Ceramics. Sydney has shown in various exhibitions through the US and internationally, including locations such as Aqua Art Miami during Art Basel and juried exhibitions in Sofia, Bulgaria. See more at www.sydneyewerth.com.
Inquiries regarding visual art features: Sydney@gasherjournal.com
2022 Prose Reading Interns
2022 Poetry Reading Interns