The Team

Jake Schneider

Jake Schneider

Editor in Chief

Jake Schneider lives vicariously through other people's words, most often by transmogrifying them from German. He also moderates literary events.

Simone O’Donovan

Simone O’Donovan

Managing Editor

Dabbling in editorial work, publishing and PR, Simone is likely to be spotted in Templehof with a packet of salted almonds and a fine novel.

Matthew Deery

Matthew Deery

Editorial Coordinator

Once described as "gentlemanly but unnecessary," Irishman Matthew Deery works as an Online Editor for a German company that definitely does something.

Ashley Moore

Ashley Moore

Fiction Editor

Originally from Oklahoma, Ashley is a writer, editor, and educator based in Berlin and Bayreuth. Find her work in the bold indie publications she most respects.

Melissa Richer

Melissa Richer

Fiction Editor

Melissa is a writer, editor, designer. Originally from Philadelphia, she's spent her adulthood in Brazil, San Francisco, Scotland and Berlin.

Ruhi Amin

Ruhi Amin

Art Editor

Londoner Ruhi is an artist, chef and co-creator of Slanted House. In her turmeric-stained chef whites, Ruhi loves cucumbers, hands and blue oil pastels.

Crista Siglin

Crista Siglin

Poetry Editor

Crista studied painting and creative writing at the Kansas City Art Institute. Her poetry chapbook Fleeting, Sacred is out from Spartan Press.

Emma C Lawson

Emma C Lawson

Poetry Editor

Emma grew up in the Northern Isles and studied literature in Edinburgh. When not editing or tutoring, she can be found in Berlin's libraries writing about animals.

Dasom Yang

Dasom Yang

Non Fiction Editor

Dasom is a writer and a translator from Korea. She has studied and worked in Ohio, Dublin, and lives in Berlin. Her writings can be found online and in print.

Dimitris Gkikas

Dimitris Gkikas

Design

Dimitris is a graphic designer from Athens. By day, he works for another magazine. By night, he makes browser-based art with digital found materials.

Ruby Mason

Ruby Mason

Communications & Outreach

Ruby is originally from South-East England, and has been based in Berlin since 2016. She works as a translator, subtitler, and occasional TV drama extra.

Özgecan Kesici-Ayoubi

Özgecan Kesici-Ayoubi

Event Coordinator

Özgecan is a writer from Munich. She holds a PhD in sociology from University College Dublin and is fascinated with all things social and lyrical.

Courtney Gosset

Courtney Gosset

Event Coordinator

Courtney works in theatre, education, and events. Originally from Canada, she loves a good story and is almost always the last to leave the campfire.

Sarah Coughlan

Sarah Coughlan

Web Editor

Sarah is from the north of England. She writes, translates and fixes other people’s computer problems. She lives in Berlin. Her cat is orange.

Daniel Corsano

Daniel Corsano

Social Media Coordinator

Daniel studied philosophy and political theory in Budapest. At the moment, he works in digital marketing and design to fuel his literary ambitions.

Christina Wegener

Christina Wegener

Verein Coordinator

Christina is from Berlin. She organizes literary events and works for a nonprofit, after having studied literature in Berlin, Havana, and Barcelona.