Who We Are

Owner and publisher: Alyson Sinclair (she/her)

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

Deputy editor: Ian MacAllen (he/him)

Essays Team
Senior Editors: Eve Ettinger (they/them), Robbie Maakestad (he/him)
Editors: Kate B. Merritt (she/her), Darcy Gagnon, p.e. garcia, T. L. Pavlich (they/them), Lauren J. Sharkey (she/her)
Assistant Editors: Shaan Amin, Taylor Byas (she/her), Anna Held, Di Jayawickrema (she/her), Sarah Kersey (she/her), Davon Loeb
Readers: Bethany Marcel (she/her), Deirdre Sugiuchi (she/her), Dionne Peart Hayes (she/her), Elanor Broker, Fran Teoh (she/her), Gustavo Barahona-Lopez (he/him), Hannah Wohlenberg, Jamie Cattanach (she/her), Janika Oza (she/her), Liz Declan (she/her), Maya Garcia Fisher (she/her), Molly Guinn Bradley (she/her), Shabrayle Setliff (she/her), Sienna Zeilinger (she/her)

Fiction Team
Senior Editors: Rebecca Rubenstein, Vonetta Young (she/her)
Editors: Kelsey Norris (she/her), Colter Ruland (he/him), Reena Shah, Kelly Dignan
Readers: ‘Pemi Aguda (she/her), Katie Antonsson (she/her), James Barufka (they/them), Zabe Bent (she/her), C.Jean Blain (she/they), Angela Boyd (she/her), Kathryn Coleman (she/her), Max Delsohn (they/them), Billy Gong (he/him), Jerakah Greene (they/them), Bernard E. P. Harris (he/him), Jacqueline Johnson (she/her), Tonesa Jones (she/her), Lilian Liang (she/they), Christina Marable (she/her), Edward Matthews (he/him), Walker Minot (he/him), Eric P. Mueller (he/him), Keshni Naicker Washington (she/her), Owen Park (he/him), TreVaughn Malik Roach-Carter (he/him), Nina Semczuk (she/her), Julia Shackelford (she/her), Abigail Stewart (she/her), Dan Stintzi (he/him), Kelly Tanner-Backenroth (she/her), Carolyn Wang, Liwen Xu (she/her), Elizabeth Zertuche (she/her), Rose Heredia (she/her), Nicole Nelson (she/her), MaxieJane Frazier (she/her)

Interviews Team
Editor: Elizabeth Gonzalez James (she/her)
Assistant Editors: Janet Rodriguez, 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), 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: Wendy Rutkowski
Letters in the Mail & Letters in the Mail for Kids Editor: Rosiee Thor

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). Thanks also to former managing editors Lisa Dusenbery, Zoë Ruiz, and Lyz Lenz, and to former Advisory Board member Kima Jones. The Rumpus was founded by Stephen Elliott.