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Brian Hurley is the Books Editor at The Rumpus and a former columnist at Electric Literature. His writing has appeared in The MillionsFull Stop, and Gigantic. He used to be the linguistics editor at Oxford University Press in New York City. Now he works at a book publishing start-up in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Michael Moats is mostly a writer for other people, and has written for a governor, cabinet officials, a presidential candidate, and a couple of CEOs. He is also the author of The Real Holden Caulfield and Words, Words, Words: The Infinite Jest Liveblog. He lives in New York City and at @mikemoats.


Matt Tanner is a writer, editor, and recovering graphic designer. He has worked as an in-house book cover designer for both Little, Brown and Simon & Schuster and served as Interviews Editor for The Rumpus. Originally from Georgia, he now lives in Rhode Island, where his primary employment is explaining why he doesn’t have an accent..

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Eve Babitz
A. Igoni Barrett
E. B. Bartels
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Greg Baxter
Sean Beaudoin
Nadezhda Belenkaya
Andra Belknap
Kyle Boelte
Kelly Hedglin Bowen
Mackenzie Brady
Summer Brennan
Holly Brubach
Zach Borenstein
Courtney Bowman
Matt Bucher
Halle Butler
Nickolas Butler
Clay Byars
Caitlin Callaghan
Italo Calvino
Don Carpenter
Jennifer Cayer
Will Chancellor
Simon Chandler
Stephan Eirik Clark
Diane Cook
Lindsey Drager
Melissa Duclos
Brandon Dudley
Eric Farwell
Grant Faulkner
Joshua Max Feldman
D. Foy
Matthew Gavin Frank
Leora Fridman
Kim Fu
Paul Gasbarra
Amina Gautier
J. M. Geever
Kaya Genç
Tyler Gillespie
Jennifer Glen
Paul Goldberg
Tod Goldberg
Dan Gonzalez
Georgi Gospodinov
Amelia Gray
Magin LaSov Gregg
Louisa Hall
John Kendall Hawkins
Dale Herd
Jaime Rochelle Herndon
Shane Hinton
Claire Needell Hollander
David Huebert
Lindsay Hunter
Joe Ide
Nick Joaquin
Benjamin Johncock
Brian Ted Jones
Eva Jurczyk
Matthew Kaberline
Alexander Kalamaroff
Jaroslav Kalfař
Deepti Kapoor
Etgar Keret
Rosalie Knecht
William Kotzwinkle
David H. Krause
Lola Lafon
Jeff Lennon
Jonathan Lethem
Forrest Leo
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Michelle Lipinski
Nathan Lynch
Alain Mabanckou
Ryan MacDonald
Ben Marcus
Ilana Masad
Lee Matalone
Courtney Maum
Megan McDowell
Rosemary McGuire
Lina Meruane
Kirk Michael
Shawn Andrew Mitchell
Ottessa Moshfegh
Julie Morse
Andrés Neuman
Brian Nicholson
Franz Nicolay
Viet Thanh Nguyen
Amélie Nothomb
Jenny Offill
Rashod Ollison
Lauren O’Neal
Kelsey Osgood
Graham Oliver
Ben Oreskes
Derek Palacio
Amy Pence
Christine Perez
Helen Phillips
Janette Platana
David Plick
Dan Pribble
Ben Purkert
Angela Qian
David Byron Queen
Amarnath Ravva
Melissa Reddish
Frank Reddy
Brook Reeder
James Reich
Amie Reilly
Robert Repino
Rob Roberge
Robert Rosenberger
Jess Row
Colter Ruland
Tatiana Ryckman
Fortunato Salazar
Samuel Sattin
Jocelyne Saucier
Jason Schwartz
Nina Schuyler
James Scott
Jade Sharma
Renee Simms
Sharon Simonson
Jacob Singer
Alexis M. Smith
Nathan Smith
Amber Sparks
Micah Stack
Bae Suah
Matt Summell
Hal Sundt
Kaj Tanaka
Chris Tarry
Ryan Teitman
Emili Teixidor
Cam Terwilliger
Matthew Thomas
Hannah Thurman
William VanDenBerg
Erica Watson
Troy James Weaver
Alexander Weinstein
Ashley Wells
Mary Vensel White
Meg Whiteford
Luke Wiget
Max Winter
Kim Winternheimer
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Bernard Wolfe
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