Ryan Bradford
founding editor

Ryan grew up in Salt Lake City. His arts and entertainment writing has appeared in The Salt Lake City Weekly, Blurt Online, San Diego CityBeat, San Diego Reader and Vice. Additionally, his fiction has appeared in Quarterly West, Paper Darts, Vice, and [PANK]. His photos have appeared on NPR, USA Today and MSNBC.

He lives in San Diego where he act as Creative Director for the non-profit arts-advocacy organization So Say We All. He’s the co-editor of the anthology Last Night on Earth and founder of the literary horror journal, Black Candies. Contact him at

Natanya Ann Pulley
guest editor of “Gross and Unlikeable”

Natanya is a writer in Vermillion, South Dakota. She writes fiction and creative non-fiction and fancies collage. Her work can be found in The Collagist, The Toast, Western Humanities Review, The Florida Review: Native Issue, Drunken Boat, AS/US journal for indigenous women, and McSweeney’s Open Letters (among others).

Natanya has a phd in Creative Writing from the University of Utah. She is an Assistant Professor at the University of South Dakota where she teaches Creative Writing, Native American Literature, and Narrative Theory. She is the Fiction Editor of South Dakota Review. Website:

Julia Dixon Evans

Julia is the author of the novel Other Burning Places, forthcoming in early 2018 from Dzanc Books. Her work can be found in Black Candies, Hobart, Paper Darts, The Fanzine, and elsewhere. She works for the literary non-profit and small press So Say We All in San Diego. More: Twitter: @juliadixonevans

Jay Wertzler
co-editor of “See Through”

Jay is the co-author of Clydestown, a serialized, subscription-based multimedia novel, written with Ryan Bradford. His stories have appeared in Black Candies (Volumes 1 and 2) and NPR’s Snap Judgement. He writes, designs, edits, codes, hikes, bikes, bookbinds, eats, sleeps, and drinks in San Francisco.

Justin Hudnall
co-editor of “Post-Apocalypse” and Executive Director of publisher So Say We All

Justin serves as the founder and Executive Director of So Say We All, a San Diego-based 501c3 literary arts collective whose mission is to help people tell their stories and tell them better. Prior to returning to Southern California, he served with UNICEF in New York and the United Nations Mission in Sudan (UNMIS) in Juba, Southern Sudan as an emergency aide worker. He holds a BFA from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, is a PEN in the Classroom teaching fellow, and a recipient of the San Diego Foundation’s Creative Catalyst Fellowship, the Breaking Away Award for Excellence, and a Rising Arts Leaders fellowship. He produces the public radio series Incoming, featuring true stories from American veterans.


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