— meet the team

Journal Editors

Michelle Tudor is a writer and editor from England. She currently serves as the editor of Platypus Press and wildness.

Peter Barnfather is a publisher and freelance book designer.

the Wilds

Nix Thérèse is a sonically-driven poet from New Orleans and MLIS candidate pursuing archival management. They serve as Associate Digital Editor for Fairy Tale Review while enjoying stories as rich as their lipstick.

Andrew Sargus Klein lives and loves and believes in Baltimore, where he is a poet, performer and editor. His writing has appeared or is forthcoming in The Offing, Big Lucks, Everyday Genius, and others. His chapbook, Bluemore, was published in 2014.

Reneé Bibby is the director of The Writers Studio, Tucson, where she teaches advanced creative writing workshops. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in PRISM International, Thin Air, Third Point Press, and The Worcester Review.

Melissa Mesku is a software engineer and essayist in New York City. She is the founding editor of New Worker Magazine, ➰➰➰, and The Void.

The Weekend Review

Ilana Masad is an Israeli-American writer living in New York. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, Tin House, McSweeney’s, Hobart, and more. She is the founder and host of The Other Stories, a podcast aiming to provide a platform for new, emerging, and struggling fiction writers.

Nicholas Nichols is black and joyful. A poet and photographer from the East New York section of Brooklyn, NY, he is a Watering Hole, Cave Canem and Callaloo fellow. Nicholas is a firm believer that mango anything is the answer.

Yael van der Wouden is a writer and editor from the Netherlands. She holds an MA in Comparative Literature (Utrecht University), and is the co-founder of Chaos press. She’s currently working on a collection of short stories about teenage monsters in love.

Ariel Saramandi is the editor-in-chief of Transect Mag, and fiction editor of The Bare Life Review. Work published and forthcoming in Electric Lit, Boulevard Magazine and Cosmonauts Avenue.


With thanks to previous members of the Wilds and The Weekend Review team: Terry Abrahams, Joyce Chong, Hannah Cohen, Lyrik Courtney, Alexandra d’Abbadie, jayy dodd, Philippe Pamela Dungao, Logan February, Xandria Phillips and Joy Shan.

Meet the team

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