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Editor in Chief

Karie Fugett lives and writes off-grid in Oregon. She holds an MFA in creative nonfiction from Oregon State University and has been editing for over five years. Her writing can be found in, The Rumpus,HuffPost, Cosmonauts Avenue, ENTROPY, Medium, Manifest-Station and elsewhere. She is working on a memoir about the Iraq war, the opioid crisis, and becoming a widow at the age of 24. Find her on Twitter @KarieWrites.

Executive Director

Rachel McMullen has a diverse background in creative writing, literature, English education, editing, and library and archival science. She received her M.Ed. at the University of South Alabama in 2014 and has experience teaching all ages and levels in both formal and informal educational settings, domestically and abroad. In addition, she has served as the Chief Editorial Assistant for the Society for Applied Anthropology’s Human Organization, Assistant Editor for Negative Capability Press, and Poetry Editor for the Oracle Fine Arts Review. Currently, she is earning her MLIS at the University of Southern Mississippi while living and working in Chicago, Illinois. She is interested in the practical and educational applications of creative work and is actively researching the intersection between self-publishing, local authors, and public libraries. Her work has been featured in Bellum, Eunoia Review, Angle Magazine, Deep South Magazine, Unbroken Journal, and elsewhere.

Managing Editor/Prose Editor

Sarah Marie Kosch earned her MFA in fiction from Oregon State University. A Midwesterner at heart, she now lives in Corvallis, OR. She is a reader for the New England Review and a former editor of Anomalous Press, where she helped launch Anomalous Books and edited a folio of speculative work by women writers. Her work has appeared in Tin House, Grist, Rappahannock Review, Knee-Jerk Magazine, Print-Oriented Bastards, Gemini Magazine, and elsewhere.

Poetry Editor

Robin Cedar is a poet and teacher living in Oregon, where she spends most of her time drinking tea and thinking about whales. Her poetry has been nominated for a Pushcart and Best of the Net and has been selected for limited-run chapbook projects. Her work has appeared in journals such as Blue Mesa Review, Pacifica Literary Review, Leveler, Moon City Review, among others. She received her MFA in poetry from Oregon State University and served as poetry editor and social media manager to its lit mag, 45th Parallel. When she remembers it exists, she can be found talking about nothing on her twitter, @robin_cedar.

Art Curator

Jennifer Clark-Grainger was born in Lafayette, Louisiana but has spent equal parts of her life in Louisiana, South Carolina and Alabama. First published as a preteen, she has since created many bodies of work and minored in studio art at University of South Alabama. Her photography includes hands-on work in darkrooms with film, infrared, digital, macro, Holga, emulsion lifts and transfers, color-slide film, and other experimental processes on subjects such as media, environmentalism, anthropology, and fictional characters. Her two most recent bodies of work include lighthearted, humorously distorted photos of people and landscapes, as well as a body of work featuring color-slide film from her study abroad in Spain.

Social Media Manager

Micaela Walley is a full time social media account manager and part time poet who graduated from the University of South Alabama. She was the editor-in-chief of Oracle Fine Arts Review for two years, and her creative work has been published by Occulum, Gravel, ENTROPY, and HuffPost. She currently lives in Hanover, Maryland with her best friend Chunky, the cat.

Readers

Prose                                                                                               Poetry

Debra Stone                                                                            Sheila Dong

Jessica Harrill                                                                          Karah Kemmerley

Bernard Reed                                                                          Liam Strong

Tayler Karinen                                                                        Venus Davis

Jessie Heine

Blog Editor

We are currently looking for a blog editor.*


*Please email us at randomsamplereview@gmail.com if you are interested in applying for available volunteer positions.

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