Brian Hurley is the Books Editor at The Rumpus and a former columnist atElectric Literature. His writing has appeared in Full Stop, Gigantic, and The L Magazine. 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.


Howard Axelrod

E. B. Bartels

Diksha Basu

Greg Baxter

Andra Belknap

Kyle Boelte

Mackenzie Brady

Summer Brennan

Zach Borenstein

Courtney Bowman

Matt Bucher

Halle Butler

Nickolas Butler

Caitlin Callaghan

Don Carpenter

Jennifer Cayer

Will Chancellor

Stephan Eirik Clark

Diane Cook

Lindsey Drager

Melissa Duclos

Brandon Dudley

Grant Faulkner

Joshua Max Feldman

Matthew Gavin Frank

Kim Fu

Paul Gasbarra

J. M. Geever

Kaya Genç

Tyler Gillespie

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

Lindsay Hunter

Benjamin Johncock

Brian Ted Jones

Eva Jurczyk

Matthew Kaberline

Alexander Kalamaroff

Deepti Kapoor

David H. Krause

Jeff Lennon

Jessa Lingel

Michelle Lipinski

Nathan Lynch

Alain Mabanckou

Ryan MacDonald

Ben Marcus

Ilana Masad

Lee Matalone

Courtney Maum

Kirk Michael

Shawn Andrew Mitchell

Ottessa Moshfegh

Julie Morse

Andrés Neuman

Brian Nicholson

Viet Thanh Nguyen

Jenny Offill

Lauren O’Neal

Kelsey Osgood

Graham Oliver

Ben Oreskes

Amy Pence

Christine Perez

Helen Phillips

Janette Platana

Dan Pribble

Amarnath Ravva

Brook Reeder

James Reich

Robert Repino

Robert Rosenberger

Jess Row

Tatiana Ryckman

Jocelyne Saucier

Jason Schwartz

Nina Schuyler

James Scott

Nathan Smith

Matt Summell

Kaj Tanaka

Chris Tarry

Ryan Teitman

Cam Terwilliger

Matthew Thomas

Hannah Thurman

Erica Watson

Troy James Weaver

Ashley Wells

Luke Wiget

Kim Winternheimer

Karl Wirsing

Evie Wyld

Carolyn Yates

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