Shaun Tan, Founder, Editor-in-Chief, Staff Writer
Shaun Tan is a Malaysian writer. He studied International Relations at Yale University and Law at King’s College London. His writing has appeared in The Caravan, Quartz, the Yale Daily News, The Politic, The Diplomat, and the Malay Mail. He’s guest lectured at Yale on Asian culture and creativity, and at the Kuala Lumpur and Perak Bar Councils on political philosophy. He enjoys reading, playing tennis, and talking about himself in the third person.
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Erin McIntosh, Staff Writer
Erin McIntosh resides in Los Angeles, California where she works as a writer, actor, and producer. She served as the youngest judge and panelist for the inaugural CYBILS book awards three years running and spent several years as part of the founding volunteer team for the award-winning non-profit organization readergirlz. Her fiction has appeared in various journals including Two Serious Ladies, Hobart, and Noble / Gas Qtrly, and more than thirty of her poems have been published internationally in journals like Bone Bouquet, Lavender Review, Vending Machine Press, and Two Hawks Quarterly.
As an actor, she has appeared on stages in both Los Angeles and San Diego, as well as on several television series, including Criminal Minds and Lethal Weapon.
Eve Bigaj, Staff Writer
Eve Bigaj is a Boston-based writer and painter. She holds a PhD from Harvard University and an undergraduate degree in mathematics and philosophy from the University of Oxford. She grew up in Poland, the US, and the UK, and spent 14 months in Senegal. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, translating Polish poetry into English, and magnifying five-minute experiences into 5,000-word essays.
Check out her website at evebigaj.com
Gurwinder Bhogal, Staff Writer
Gurwinder Bhogal is a British-Indian writer. His work has appeared in Areo, Quillette, The Humanist, The Sunday Express, and on the blog of the counter-extremism think-tank, Quilliam.
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Thomas Lambert, Staff Writer
Thomas Peermohamed Lambert is a British writer. Now based in London, he has also lived and worked in Buenos Aires, Milan, and Valencia. He holds a BA in History and Modern Languages from the University of Oxford, and is particularly interested in history, politics, literature, and culture. When not working on his journalism, he tends to be writing either poetry or prose fiction, and is currently completing his first novel.
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A. A. Attanasio, Contributor
A. A. Attanasio lives in Honolulu and writes most of his fiction inside a volcano: Koko Crater, a botanical garden near his home. Published by HarperCollins, William Morrow, Bantam, and Houghton-Mifflin, his novels include historical fiction (Wyvern and Servant of Birds), Arthurian epics (The Perilous Order), paranormal romance (The Moon’s Wife), fantasy (The Dominions of Irth), a Paleolithic saga (Hunting the Ghost Dancer), crime drama (Striker), science fiction (The Radix Tetrad), Wiccan adventure (Killing with the Edge of the Moon), and young adult novels (The Conjure Book and Brave Tails).
B. Alexandra Szerlip, Contributor
Two-time National Endowment for the Arts fellow B. Alexandra Szerlip is the author of The Man Who Designed the Future: Norman Bel Geddes and the Invention of Twentieth Century America (Melville House, NY/London), voted “One of the Top Ten Arts Books of 2017” by the American Library Association. She’s also a painter and mixed-media sculptor.
Manzoor Ali, Contributor
Manzoor Ali is a Pakistani writer. He has contributed to TRT World, Roads and Kingdoms, Al Jazeera, New Internationalist, Himal Southasian, Foreign Policy, The Indian Express, Dawn, and The Express Tribune.
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Steve Noyes, Contributor
Steve Noyes has published nine books of poetry and fiction, including the novels It Is Just that Your House Is So Far Away and November’s Radio. His writing has appeared in The Malahat Review, Wasafiri, The Fiddlehead and Canadian Literature. Steve has a PhD in The Contemporary Novel from the University of Kent, and regularly reviews books for Canadian literary magazines. He enjoys studying Arabic and following the NBA. After a rainy year of house-sitting on Vancouver Island, looking after shih-tzus, long-haired cats, and a hamster, Steve and his wife have moved to Sheffield, Yorkshire, but it’s still raining.
More info on Steve’s writing is at www.stevenoyes.com