Laura Relyea, Editor & Vouched Atlanta Vicereine 

Laura Relyea is a writer in Atlanta, GA.  She has reviewed books for PASTE, Creative Loafing, Fanzine, PURGE Atlanta, and elsewhere. She is also the Whipcracker and Momentum Chief of The Inman Park Squirrel Census, a venture that was named one of Kickstarter’s Best of 2012. Her fiction and poetry have been published by NAP, Coconut Poetry, BULL’s Choice Cuts, and Necessary Fiction. Her forthcoming chapbook, All Glitter, Everything, will be released by Safety Third Enterprises in Fall 2013.


Tyler Gobble, Deputy, Contributor, & Party ghost
Tyler Gobble is lead editor of Stoked and a member of the Magic Helicopter Press team. His work has appeared in or is forthcoming from PANK, NAP, Diagram, and Forklift, Ohio, amongst other places. He is the author of three chapbooks, most recently Goodness is a Fine Thing to Chase, in The Fullness of Everything, a chapbook anthology also featuring Christopher Newgent and Brian Oliu (Tiny Hardcore Press, 2012). More at


Ashley Ford, Contributor
Ashley Ford is a writer more than most other things she happens to be. She has publications in The Broken Plate, PANK 6, and at The Rumpus. She was recently a visiting writing instructor at The Bowery Poetry Club. Favorite things include the outdoors, cuddling, cooking, and Nutella. She is in the process of writing her first book. You can check out her blog (“The Next Thing”) anytime you like.


Joshua Ware, Contributor

Joshua Ware lives in Cleveland, OH. He is the author of Homage to Homage to Homage to Creeley (Furniture Press Books) and several chapbooks, most recently Imaginary Portraits (Greying Ghost Press), How We Remake the World (Slope Editions) with Trey Moody, and SDVIG (alice blue books) with Natasha Kessler. His work has appeared in many journals, such as American Letters & Commentary, Colorado Review, Conduit, Gulf Coast, Laurel Review, New American Writing, and Third Coast.


Lauren Traetto, Contributor & San Francisco Vicereine 

Lauren Traetto is a poet and journalist who has done a lot of different kinds of jobs. She has lived in Atlanta, as well as Athens, GA, where she studied linguistics and performed with an Afro-Cuban horror punk band called “Los Meesfits.” She currently lives in San Francisco, where she manages Vouched Books West Coast operations.


Ashley Bethard, Contributor

Ashley Bethard, is a writer, editor and digital/new media specialist who splits her time between Dayton, Ohio and my parents’ 65-acre estate farm in Collins, Ohio. She has worked with and contributed to various publications, including Midwestern Gothic, Specter Literary Magazine and Peripheral Surveys: A Postmodern Journal of Literature, Arts and Humanism. She has an MFA in writing from Ashland University.


Abby Koski, Contributor
Abby Koski is publicist for [PANK] Magazine and a contributor for Coldfront Magazine. Currently, she is a publicity intern at New Directions. Previously, she was an intern at Melville House. Her writing has appeared in Used Furniture Review and H_NGM_N.


Layne Ransom, Contributor
Layne Ransom currently serves as design editor of Stoked and is a former poetry editor of The Broken Plate. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Punchnel’s, elimae, and Forklift, Ohio, among others. You look nice today.


Scott Daughtridge, Contributor
Scott Daughtridge is an emerging writer from Atlanta, Georgia. Most recently, his work was featured on Storychord. He is currently working on a chapbook to be released later this year.


Matt McBride, Contributor

Matt McBride’s work has appeared in or is forthcoming form Another Chicago Magazine, Columbia Poetry Review, Cream City Review, FENCE, Forklift, and Smartish Pace amongst others. His latest chapbook, ‘Cities Lit by the Light Caught in Photographs,’ was released in 2012 by H_NGM_N Books. He is an assistant poetry editor at His blog is

Past Contributors

Christopher Newgent • Roxane Gay • Josh Spilker • Troy Urquhart • Amber Sparks • Kyle Winkler


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