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Editor-in-Chief / Fiction Editor:
Joshua Rodriguez

I’m an American transplant in Germany. I’ve lived in Germany for 11 out of my 26 years (and counting). I teach Business English and have a BA in English Literature. The closest thing to home I have in America is San Diego, California. I’ve been published in Expat Press, Door is a Jar Magazine, Five:2:One Magazine, and Silent Auctions Magazine. My debut novella was released on August 31st via Alien Buddha Press. It’s entitled FAMINE: Get The Hell Outta Here While You Still Can.

Poetry Editor:
David Estringel

David Estringel is a reader / writer/ poet / bibliophile and Writing Studies teaching assistant at the University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley, located in Brownsville, Texas (USA). He received his BA in English in 1992 from the University of Texas at Brownsville and will receive his MAIS in English (concentration in Literature & Cultural Studies) Summer 2020. He will also receive his MFA in Creative Writing in May 2020. Future plans include a lot of writing and publishing more his poetry and short-stories, teaching college literature and creative writing, reading all the books in his library (1310 and counting), and publishing his second book of poetry.

His work has been accepted and/or published by Specter MagazineFoliate Oak MagazineTerror House MagazineExpat Press50 HaikuslittledeathlitDown in the DirtRoute 7 ReviewSetu Bilingual JournalPaper Trains JournalThe Elixir MagazineSoft CartelHarbinger AsylumBriars LitOpen Arts ForumCajun Mutt PressFormer People JournalThe Ugly WritersWrit in DustCephalopressTwist in TimeMerak MagazineSalt Water SoulCherry House PressSubterranean Blue PoetryPrinted WordsSunflower SutrasTulip Tree Publishing (“Story of the Week”), Salt InkPPP EzineDigging through the FatHaiku JournalFoxhole MagazineThe Basil O’Flaherty, Three Line Poetry, Agony Opera, The Siren’s Call Ezine, Alien Buddha Press, Alien Buddha Press Ezine, Synchronized ChaosPantheon of Poesy, The @baffled Haiku Daily, Blood Moon Rising Magazine, Grey Borders Press, The Blue Nib, Fishbowl Press, Horror Sleaze TrashPoetizer, Rigorous Magazine, Corvus Review, Spillwords Press, Proletaria Journal, Cherry Magazine, Bleached Butterfly, Poetry Pea (Haiku Pea), ICOE Press, Arthut, TL:DR Press, Sub Roza Zine, Spit Poet Zine, Ponder Savant, Outcast Magazine, Z Publishing, Impspired Magazine, Drunk Monkeys, Channillo, and The Good Men Project, where he was a Lead Editor and columnist (“Going Grey with David Estringel”). He is also a Contributing Editor (fiction) at Red Fez, a writer, contributing editor, and “Artist in Residence” at The Elixir Magazine, columnist at Channillo, and Fiction Reader at riverSedge: A Journal of Art & Literature. David is also a permanent “Featured Writer” (monthly) at Cajun Mutt Press and Poetry Editor at Fishbowl Press.

David’s work has also been accepted for publication in eight anthologies: Dreamscapes (Cherry House Press), Briar’s Lit Vol. II (Briars Lit), Alien Buddha’s House of  Horrors  (Alien Buddha Press), Psalms of the Alien Buddha (Alien Buddha Press), DADDY: A Cultural Anthology (Grey Border Books), Shades of Pride (TL;DR Press)One Last Poem Anthology (ICOE Press), and Texas’ Emerging Poets – 2019 (Z Publishing). His first collection of poetry and prose, Indelible Fingerprints, was published in April 2019 by Alien Buddha Press. 

David has been working on his first chapbooks of poetry BlueCivil Wars, Trois, and life in/verse. His first feature-length collection of poetry and prose Indelible Fingerprints was accepted for publication at Alien Buddha Press March 2019 and published April 1, 2019. He is also diving “head first” into short-story writing that will mostly encompass oeuvres of kitchen-sink and dirty realisms and the surreal.

David has also been interviewed by South Florida Poetry Journal (USA), poetry mini interviews (Canada), the Human Condition – RGV Titan Radio (USA), and authors interviews (UK)

You can connect with David on Twitter @The_Booky_Man, his personal Facebook page–dedicated to his writing–Indelible Fingerprints, and his website.