Editor-in-Chief & Founder // Social Media Executive (Twitter) Rachael Crosbie (they/she) is the Editor-in-Chief & Founder of the winnow, poetry editor of Dollar Store Magazine, and a poetry reader for Persephone's Daughters.They have a BA in English Literature from Waynesburg University and a MS in Publishing from New York University: School of Professional Studies.Rachael has written work forthcoming or published in warning lines magazine, Wrongdoing Magazine, journal of erato, A Drunken Midsommar, Pink Plastic House, and others. Rachael has two poetry chapbooks: swerve and MIXTAPES (ELJ Editions, Ltd., 2021); her third, SELF-PORTRAIT AS POEMS ABOUT BAD POETRY, chapbook is forthcoming at the end of 2021. You can find them on Twitter @rachaelapoet for the She-Ra and The Princesses of Power stan club and posting pictures of cats.
Managing Editor Charlie D’Aniello Trigueros (they/he) is a queer/trans, Latinx, neurodivergent author with a BA in English Literature. They dream of contributing to accurate and positive queer & autistic representation in fiction, and eventually to literary research in queer and trans studies. They cannot help but be insufferably poetic regardless of the context, to the dismay of their friends & cats. They are published or forthcoming in Sledgehammer Lit, Tealight Press, Poetically Magazine, the NoSleep Podcast, and others. They are also the author of The One and the Other, & EIC at warning lines magazine.
Design Editor (Chapbooks) Abbi Bailey (she/her)
Design Editor (Main Issues + Pop-Up Issues) Anthony Morris(he/him)is the Design Editor for the winnow. He received his Associate Degree in Graphic Design and Management in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He spends most of his free time online, often visiting sites such as YouTube and Reddit. When not using the World Wide Web, Anthony can be found playing various video games, listening to podcasts, and playing tabletop role-playing games.
Content Editor Holly Zijderveld (she/her) is a writer and a frequent watcher of terrible Netflix movies, currently based in the UK. You can find her @hollyzijderveld.
Email Coordinator Adritanaya Tiwari (she/her) is a dentist by profession. She likes to believe she has a way with words, dogs, and cavities. She is a trained Hindustani classical vocalist and often dabbles in photography and other forms of visual art.
Social Media Executive (Instagram) Lujain Benatia (she/her) is a high-school poet from England. When she's not writing poetry or reviews, she's usually surfing Pinterest, trying out a new artistic hobby or finding new music to obsess over!
Social Media Executive (Facebook) Carson Wolfe (they/them) is an artist and writer based in Manchester U.K. Their work explores queer bodies, sex and identity and has been showcased in various exhibitions, most notably at the London based gallery Artful Pelican opened by Sir Ian McKellen in 2015. Recent exhibitions include Stretford Public Hall and HOME MCR. Their poetry has appeared in a Hidden Voices Anthology, BRAG Magazine and is upcoming with Wine Cellar Press. They have facilitated art empowerment workshops for LGBT Foundation and are the city lead volunteer for Mermaids. When they aren’t swept away with creativity, they are at home with their wife Fae, their two children, and their fabulous cat Sappho. Links: @vincentvanbutch + www.carsonwolfe.com
Prose Editor (Main Issues) Magi Sumpter is a (kind) agent of chaos. During the day they draft divorce papers, and by night they are the editor-in-chief of Southchild. They have a chapbook with Ghost City Press called "LITTLE ROOMS WITH BAD LIGHTING" and about eight other unfinished chapbooks to match. You can find them on Twitter @MagiSumpter or @SouthchildLit, simping over beautiful women and beautiful words, respectively.
Prose Editor (Pop-Up Issues) Shawn White (he/him)is a prose editor for the winnow and the Co-Founder of Queer Colors Theater, a theater troupe that specializes in queer stories. He's also an aspiring actor with a BA in English Creative Writing. Shawn studied the forms of literature, language, theory, drama, and creative writing at a private University. If not writing or acting, Shawn spends a significant amount of time with his cat, Skitty, re-watching The Sopranos and playing video games. Shawn's favorite novels are "The Road," "Dark Places," "East of Eden," and "The Dresden Files."
Prose Editor (Chapbooks) // Newsletter Creator Melissa Martini (she/her) received her Master’s degree in English with a focus in Creative Writing from Seton Hall University. Her fiction has previously appeared in Zanna Magazine, Jalada Africa’s “Bodies” anthology, Camas Magazine, and Analogies and Allegories; her flash fiction has previously appeared in Pretty Owl Poetry, Bandit Fiction, and Dime Show Review; and her poetry has appeared in The Confessionalist Zine and The Daily Drunk. She currently serves as prose editor and newsletter creator for the winnow mag.
Poetry Editor Katie Veitch (she/her) is an English Literature student at the University of Glasgow, passionate about writing in many forms. She spends a lot of time writing realism short stories and poetry, published by the likes of Speculative Books, and also has a passion for film. Katie wrote Glasgow film company GMAC’s 2019 Summer School short film ‘Playtime', and is also currently working on a bigger scale film production with an exciting US-based company. Katie is always involved in the Scottish zine scene and has edited and written for Qmunicate, GUM and The Delicate Rebellion.
Poetry Reader Nishtha (she/her) is a law student from India. She believes that there can never be enough written and read about self-love. Her works are forthcoming in the Emerge Literary Journal, the Clover and White Magazine, the Teen Belle Magazine, the On Loan from the Cosmos Magazine, the Versification Zine, among others. She also helps around as a reader at the Marias at Sampaguitas Magazine. When not writing, she can be found dilly-dallying her way through college assignments.
Poetry Reader Zarnab Tufail (she/her) is a 19-year-old PoC. Besides binge-eating sweetened puffed rice, she likes to spend a lot of time pretending to be in different action films. While she can't manage keeping order in her life, she also hates being asked to make rule-abiding art which is probably why she chose a STEM major and is currently juggling med school with her art.
Poetry Reader Catie Wiley(she/her) is a poetry reader for the winnow. She has a B.A. in English from Bryn Mawr College where she also minored in film studies. Her writing has been published in BOMBFIRE magazine, Little Old Lady Comedy, and Dead Fern Press. If you invite her to a dinner party, she WILL try to juggle any fruits you have in your fruit bowl. Some of her favorite writers include: Anne Carson, Mary Oliver, and Virginia Woolf. You can find her on Twitter @catiewiley.
Poetry Reader Elizabeth Lewis (she/her/they) having grown up in a small coastal town in New England, is now a Glasgow based writer and poet. She is a candidate in the DFA programme at the University of Glasgow for Creative Writing. Her poems have been published in Ink Drinkers, -algia, Fairy Piece, and From Glasgow to Saturn. Her writing engages with the minutiae of life, examining the ordinary in order to further explore the beauty in what it means to be human. You can find her on twitter @banlocan.
Poetry Reader Shayna Gee (she/they) is a chapbook reader for the winnow. They’re the author of MUSHROOMS AT THE E-GRAVE (Ghost City Press 2021 Summer Series). Their work has appeared or is forthcoming in Bell Press, Stone of Madness Press, West Trestle Review, Write Now! SF Bay, and elsewhere. They’re also a reader for Homology Lit Magazine. Shayna is based in the Bay Area and tweets from @sgeewrites.