Who We Are

Owner and publisher: Alyson Sinclair (she/her)

Editor-in-chief: Alysia Li Ying Sawchyn (she/they)

Art Director: Ian MacAllen (he/him)

Essays Team
Senior Editors: Eve Ettinger (they/them) and Robbie Maakestad (he/him)
Editors: Kate B. Merritt (she/her), Darcy Gagnon, T. L. Pavlich (they/them), Lauren J. Sharkey (she/her)
Assistant Editors: Shaan Amin, Taylor Byas (she/her), Anna Held, Di Jayawickrema (she/her), Davon Loeb
Readers: Bethany Marcel (she/her), Deirdre Sugiuchi (she/her), Dionne Peart Hayes (she/her), Elanor Broker, Fran Teoh (she/her), Hannah Wohlenberg, Jamie Cattanach (she/her), Janika Oza (she/her), Liz Declan (she/her), Maya Garcia Fisher (she/her), Molly Guinn Bradley (she/her), Sienna Zeilinger (she/her), Celia Cook (they/she), Chris L. Butler, Natalie Plahuta (she/her), Kylie Smith (she/her), Alexa Abdalla (she/her), Ashlen Renner (she/they), Holly Bergman (she/her), Chris Butler (he/him)

Fiction Team
Senior Editors: Rebecca Rubenstein, Reena Shah, and Kelly Dignan
Editors: Kelsey Norris (she/her)
Assistant Editors: Angela Boyd (she/her) and Liwen Xu (she/her)
Readers: Billy Gong (he/him), Carolyn Wang, Christina Marable (she/her), Christine-Jean Blain (she/they), Elizabeth Zertuche (she/her), Eric Mueller (he/him), Gisele Firmino, Jacqueline Johnson (she/her), Julia Shackelford (she/her), Katie Antonsson (she/her), Katie Coleman (she/her), Kelly Tanner-Backenroth (she/her), Keshi Naicker (she/her), MaxieJane Frazier, Nicole Nelson, Nina Semczuk, Owen Park (he/him), Pemi Aguda (she/her), Rose Heredia, Tonesa Jones (she/her), Walker Minot (he/him), Zabe Bent, Amy Estes, Amy Wheeler Harwood, Chris Santantasio, Christopher Rose , D.E. Hardy, Ifeanyichukwu Eze, Jeffrey Xiong (he/they), Katie Quach, Namrata Verghese

Interviews Team
Editor: Elizabeth Gonzalez James (she/her)
Assistant Editors: Janet Rodriguez and Annelies Zijderveld

Books Team
Prose Reviews Editor: Chelsea Leu (she/her)
Poetry Reviews Editor: Leena Soman Navani (she/her)

Poetry Team
Editors: Cortney Lamar Charleston (he/him) and Carolina Ebeid
Assistant poetry editors: Monica Romo, Nicholas Nichols
Senior poetry editors: Brian Spears, Molly Spencer (she/her)
Readers: S. Erin Batiste (she/her), blkcowrie (she, her, we, us), Sean Bowers (he/him), Ella Fox, Emma Hyche (she/her), Danielle Spratley, Cindy Tran (she/her)

Columns Editors
ENOUGH: Katie Kosma (she/her)
Funny Women: Elissa Bassist
Funny Women Readers:
Sarah Garfinkel, (she/her/hers)
Jennie Egerdie, (she/her/hers)
Voices on Addiction: Kelly Thompson (she/her)
We Are More: Michelle Zamanian

Comics editor: Colleen Kolba

Editors-at-Large
Marisa Siegel (she/her)
Marissa Korbel (she/they)

Copyeditor: Kelsey Allagood (she/her)

Store Manager: Eric Carroll
Letters in the Mail & Letters in the Mail for Kids Editor: Rosiee Thor
Social Media Manager: Jade Chin

Site administrator: Jesse Keyes

The Rumpus Advisory Board
Mary-Kim ArnoldMelissa FebosRoxane Gay, Julie Greicius, Christine H. LeeLyz LenzCeleste NgCheryl Strayed, Claire Vaye Watkins

The Rumpus supports and stands with Black Lives Matter. You can learn more, and access BLM-endorsed strategies to enact change locally and worldwide, at blacklivesmatters.carrd.co.

A special thanks to the following founding editors: Isaac Fitzgerald (co-founder and managing editor), Roxane Gay (essays), Katy Henriksen (music), Paul Madonna (comics), Molly McArdle (Tumblr), Jason Novak (illustration), Rebecca Rubenstein (interviews), and to our former store manager, Wendy Rutkowski. Thanks also to former managing editors Lisa Dusenbery, Zoë Ruiz, and Lyz Lenz, and to former Advisory Board member Kima Jones.