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Editor-in-Chief/Poetry Editor:


Michael Hammerle is completing his MFA thesis at the University of Arkansas at Monticello where he has taught composition. He holds a BA in English from the University of Florida. He is the founder of Middle House Review. His fiction has been published in The Best Small Fictions 2017 selected by Amy Hempel. His prose and poetry has been published in Split Lip Magazine, New World Writing, Louisiana Literature, After the Pause, the Matador Review, Drunk Monkeys, New Flash Fiction Review, BULL, the Temz Review, and many more magazines. He lives and writes in Gainesville, FL.


Current Height Chart Guest Editor:


Sneha Subramanian Kanta is a writer from Canada. She has been awarded the inaugural Vijay Nambisan Fellowship 2019. She was the Charles Wallace Fellow writer-in-residence 2018-19 at The University of Stirling. Her work has appeared in Waxwing Magazine, Quiddity, The Penn Review, and elsewhere. She has been awarded a Poets on the Coast Fellowship 2020. She is the founding editor of Parentheses Journal. 


Prose Editor:


Kelly G. Martin is a Ph.D. candidate studying critical theory and videogames at the University of Florida. He holds an M.A. in English from the University of North Florida and a B.A. in English from the University of Florida. He has published academic essays in Swift Studies and The Griot: The Journal of African American Studies. He also has a forthcoming chapter on the works of Amiri Baraka in With Fists Raised: Radical Art, Contemporary Activism, and the Iconoclasm of the Black Arts Movement (Liverpool University Press). His creative writing has appeared in Tea Literary Magazine (University of Florida) and He lives in his hometown of Lake Butler, Florida.



Co Editor:


Rebecca Lorenzo is a PhD student at Illinois State University concentrating on Children’s and Young Adult Literature. She holds an M.A. from Illinois State University in English Studies with a concentration in Children’s and Young Adult Literature and a B.A. in English from the University of Florida. Rebecca has edited publications such as the 2018-2019 issue of Polyglossia, through the Lamda Delta chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, and she is currently the managing editor of Illinois State University’s Grassroots Writing Research Journal. Rebecca is extremely excited to put her experience with poetry and fiction to use as a member of Middle House Review.


Reviews Editor and Speculative 2.0 Editor:


Hal Y. Zhang (she/her) writes science, fiction, and science fiction, in no particular order. Poems and prose are in or forthcoming from jubilat, the New Haven Review, and Strange Horizons. Her chapbook AMNESIA is published by Newfound, and collection Goddess Bandit of the Thousand Arms is forthcoming from Aqueduct Press.

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