The Team

Ashley Moore

Ashley Moore

Editor in Chief

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

Ruby Mason

Ruby Mason

Managing Editor

Ruby grew up in rural England and moved to Berlin in 2015. She spends her days translating and writing subtitles, and her evenings and weekends on various short-lived hobbies.

Sara Anwar

Sara Anwar

Editorial Coordinator & Nonfiction Editor

Sara Anwar is a writer, musician and technical product manager living in Berlin. She’s currently seemingly not paying enough attention to her cat but is also learning to assert her own needs better.

Alia Zapparova

Alia Zapparova

Art Editor

Alia was born in Moscow, spent many years in London and currently lives among piles of books in Berlin. She is an artist working between image and text and searching for poetics in the everyday.

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.

Raphael Koranda

Raphael Koranda

Poetry Editor

Raphael is a writer whose work moves between English and German, and between the digital and the analogue. When not immersed in text, they are chasing after poetic moments in food and dance while trying to keep their plants alive.

Adrienne Chung

Adrienne Chung

Poetry Editor

Adrienne is a writer and educator from San Francisco. She loves the halawet el-jibn from Ed-Lib, strolls through Friedrichswerdersche Kirche, and the €‎15 oysters and white wine deal at Rogacki. She teaches at the Berlin Writers' Workshop.

Jeannette Pang

Jeannette Pang

Digital Editor

Jeannette is a Berlin-based writer and editor, working in digital communication. Born in Singapore, she studied literature and delved into design and photography, mostly documenting odd entities like moss or shadows.

Siena Powers

Siena Powers

Fiction Editor

Born in New England, Siena works in various areas researching, writing, and doing stuff with audio. She loves painting, theatre, Russian novels, and making large amounts of linguini while listening to Mariah Carey.

Dženana Vucic

Dženana Vucic

Fiction Editor

Dženana Vucic is a Bosnian-Australian writer, editor and critic. She's supposed to be working on a book, but mostly she's reading.

Ambika Thompson

Ambika Thompson

Fiction Editor

Ambika's favourite colour is rainbow and they have a black cat that is a witch. They have an MFA in Creative Writing from Guelph University (Canada) and their fiction has been published in several international publications. They also are a musician, a parent and a wannabe comedian.

 Marina Tkhorzhevskaia

Marina Tkhorzhevskaia

Designer

Macy Ripley

Macy Ripley

Funding Coordinator

Macy moved to Berlin from Iowa in 2016. She's a translator and editor with a background in public funding and a love of crime fiction and peanut butter.

Natalia Dumont

Natalia Dumont

Distribution & Finance Coordinator

Natalia is originally from Buenos Aires and has lived in Neukölln since 2014. She loves to read and she loves to travel but, unfortunately, has not been able to make either her full-time job.

Currently on parental leave

Clea Wurster

Clea Wurster

Distribution & Finance Coordinator

Clea grew up in Boise, Idaho. She studied Philosophy and German Literature in Los Angeles and in 2022, she moved to Berlin to pursue a masters in Philosophy. She spends most of her time writing about food from a philosophical perspective and reading food theory.

Lizzy Yarwood

Lizzy Yarwood

Distribution & Finance Coordinator

Lizzy is constantly reading sci-fi/fantasy and is currently working on a lunarpunk novel, as well as editing a magazine of illustrated sci-fi short stories. She enjoys making clothes out of scrap material and learning about different threads of magic.

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.