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Val Gryphin

Val Gryphin

Editor-in-Chief (she/her, he/him, they/them)

One of the founding editors of Typehouse Literary Magazine, Val has been EIC almost since the very beginning. They are dedicated to publishing a magazine that not only prints underrepresented voices, but actively seeks them out. They enjoy reading submissions of all types, and the variety of pieces they review always keeps them on their toes. Along with being EIC of Typehouse, Val is a professional fiction editor at Gryphin Literary gryphinliterary.com, an author at  valgryphin.com, and an educator of teens and adults at Gryphin Education gryphineducation.com. Val lives and breathes the literary world . . . when they’re not working on their plans for world domination.


T. E. Wilderson

T. E. Wilderson

Senior Prose Editor (she/her)

T. E. Wilderson is a New Orleans-born, Midwestern writer. Her work has appeared in The Opiate magazine, The Ekphrastic Review, The Roanoke Review, The Louisville Review, Crack the Spine, and the Notre Dame Review. She has just completed a novel and is at work on a short story collection. You can follow her at @MizGolightly.


Yukyan Lam

Yukyan Lam

Senior Prose Editor (she/her)

Yukyan is based in New York, NY, but is thrilled to have a literary connection to the Pacific Northwest. She loves reading and writing all forms of prose, particularly creative non-fiction and short stories. Like most of her favorite writers, she believes that the boundaries between literary and genre fiction are (largely) rubbish. She funds her creative impulses by working for a non-profit on environmental health and social justice. Follow her @yukyan_etc.


Kameron Ray Morton

Kameron Ray Morton

Senior Prose Editor (they/them)

Kameron Ray Morton is an MFA candidate in fiction and translation at Columbia University. Their prose has appeared or is forthcoming in Eclectica Magazine, Soundings East, and Valparaiso Fiction Review, among others, and their chapbook Intersections was a finalist in Paper Nautilus’s Debut Series Chapbook Contest. They feel pressured to drink less coffee, but find their best ideas emerge from a caffeine-induced high. Find them on Instagram @tallsoyflatwhite or online at KameronRayMorton.com.


David Midkiff

David Midkiff

Senior Poetry Editor (he/him)

David Midkiff is a poet, educator, and freelance writer who finds himself living abroad in London for the near future.  When he is not writing, David is usually teaching high school students, experimenting with a new ingredient in his cooking, exploring a new city with his partner, or doing something active outdoors.  David’s poetry has appeared in Windowcat by bighugpublishing and Resistentialism by Poetastard Press.  He published his first chapbook EdotGdot (The Way I Would Have Said it the Second Time) in 2016.  His forthcoming collection is entitled Dead Metaphors.


Jiwon Choi

Jiwon Choi

Senior Poetry Editor (she/her)

Jiwon Choi is a poet, teacher and urban gardener. She teaches preschool at the Educational Alliance, a multi-generation non-profit located on the Lower East Side of NYC. She is also a long-time urban gardener and membership coordinator for the Pacific Street Brooklyn Bear’s Community Garden located near Downtown Brooklyn. Her first book of poems, One Daughter is Worth Ten Sons, was published by Hanging Loose Press in 2017. She lives in Brooklyn, NY.


Alan Perry

Alan Perry

Senior Poetry Editor (he/him)

Alan Perry is the author of Clerk of the Dead, his debut poetry chapbook published by Main Street Rag Publishing in 2020. His poems have appeared in Tahoma Literary Review, Heron Tree, Sleet MagazineGyroscope Review, Right Hand Pointing and elsewhere, and in the anthology, Celestial Musings: Poems Inspired by the Night Sky. He has been nominated for Best of the Net, and holds a BA in English from the University of Minnesota. Alan and his wife divide their time between Minneapolis, Minnesota and Tucson, Arizona.
Visit him at https://alanperrypoetry.com.


Kate S.

Associate Prose Editor (she/her)

Kate is a recent graduate from Salisbury University, where she earned her BA in English. She works as a professional writing consultant and freelancer, and aims to work for a good publishing company one day (as well as adopt a cat). When she’s not being an adult, she enjoys knitting/crocheting, pixel art, poi (fire) dancing, and web design. She favors character-driven stories with plenty of tension and banter, but if you really want to impress her, format your dialogue correctly and/or consistently.


Trish Rodriguez

Trish Rodriguez

Associate Prose Editor (she/her)

Trish grew up in Philadelphia. She received her B.S in Systems Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and her MFA in Creative Writing from Rosemont College. She loves to read submissions that are across genres: literary, speculative, experimental, or just plain weird, mostly looking for characters she can root for or love to hate. Her writing leans toward speculative short stories, but that depends on the mood of the day.


Naomi Stamps

Associate Prose Editor (she/her)

Naomi Stamps graduated from the University of Georgia in Fall 2018 with a major in English. She enjoys writing stories, poems, and articles that all have thoughtful messages for any reader to benefit from. She looks forward to becoming a successful writer one day.


Jared Linder

Jared Linder

Associate Prose Editor (he/him)

Jared Linder lives in Portland with his fiancée and a furry white potato named Finny. Jared majored in creative writing at the University of Southern California. He works part-time as an attorney to supplement the oodles of cash being a writer brings in every week. When he’s not writing, teaching writing, or lawyering, Jared can be found enjoying various activities such as music making, TV watching and lying awake in bed for hours trying to fall asleep. He is working on a novel, which he hopes to start getting rejected by agents within the next year. His writing appeared most recently in Strange Stories, an anthology from Forty-Two Books.


Lyndall Cain

Lyndall Cain

Associate Prose Editor (she/her)

Lyndall Cain lives in Cape Town, South Africa. She has an MA in creative writing from the University of Cape Town. When she was a kid and people asked her what she wanted to be when she grew up she would answer with either “a writer” or a “witch”. She still feels she has the potential for both.


Mariya Khan

Mariya Khan

Associate Prose Editor (she/her)

Mariya Khan is a graduate of The George Washington University and Summer Institute at the University of Iowa International Writing Program. Her work received awards from the Soul-Making Keats Literary Competition and has appeared in 50 Word Stories, Writing in a Woman’s Voice, Asians in America, and Constellate Literary Journal, among others. When she’s not working as an Editorial Assistant at National Geographic Books, she’s trying new recipes and watching crime dramas.


Marla Eizik

Marla Eizik

Associate Prose Editor (she/her)

Marla Eizik creates next to a park in Portland, OR that an old man once told her was full of fairies. This magic imbues her short story pieces and speculative fiction. Her work has been published or is forthcoming from Sky Island Journal, Buckman Journal, and most prestigiously, Taco Bell Quarterly. She works daily toward getting published, and reads too many comics as an executive assistant at Image Comics. She is currently writing a female-led Western horror novel.


Nadia Benjelloun

Nadia Benjelloun

Associate Prose Editor (she/her)

From Tangier, Morocco, Nadia Benjelloun leads a double-life of student and stealthy freelance writer. She was a guest speaker at one of the Arab Writers Union Conferences in the summer of 2015, and was a feature in Publishers Weekly Magazine. She was also a recent guest on The Daily Spark with Dr. Angela Chester. Her works have made an appearance in Parenthesis Journal, The Literary Yard, Eskimo Pie, and The Scarlet Leaf Review, as well as has forthcoming titles. Currently, Nadia resides in Maine USA as she pursues her undergraduate degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. When not reading or writing, she can be found wandering around the beach, drawing, or looking for squirrels in the trees.


Lily Blackburn

Craft Essay Editor (she/her)

Lily Blackburn (she/her) is a writer and a barista. She studied creative non-fiction writing and English at Portland State University and graduated in 2017. You can find her work at Little Fictions | Big Truths, *82 Review, and Night Music Journal. She’s from Humboldt County, California and currently lives in Portland, Oregon with her cat, Binx.  lilyblackburn.com