Natalie Solmer

Founder and Editor In Chief

Natalie Solmer moved to Indianapolis in 2004 and worked as a grocery store florist for 13 years. She is now a poet, mother, and adjunct professor at Ivy Tech Community College and IUPUI. She has a BS in horticulture from Clemson University (with a minor in poetry), and an MFA from Butler University. She is a former reader for Booth: A Journal and also teaches classes at the Indiana Writers Center. She has poetry published or forthcoming from places such as Willow Springs, Cimarron Review, Chicago Quarterly Review, Glass: A Journal of Poetry and Yes, Poetry. Find her at



Rachel Sahaidachny

Associate Editor

Rachel Sahaidachny holds an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Butler University. She was a finalist in the 2016 Radar Poetry Coniston Prize, awarded first prize in the Wabash Watershed Indiana Poetry Awards. She is co-editor of Not Like The Rest of Us: An Anthology of Contemporary Indiana Writers, and former poetry editor of Booth: A Journal. Recent writing has been published in Southeast Review, Radar Poetry, Written Here: The Community of Writers Poetry Review, Red Paint Hill, NUVO, Indiana Humanities and others. She lives in Indianapolis and works as programs manager for The Indiana Writers Center, a non-profit dedicated to fostering a vibrant writing community in Indiana.



Lydia Johnson

Editorial Assistant

Lydia Johnson is a poet and writer from Gary, Indiana. She received her MFA in Creative Writing from Butler University. Her writing has been published in BLACKBERRY: a magazine, Glamour magazine and the book, Women in Clothes.





Brianna Pike

Editorial Assistant

Brianna Pike is an Associate Professor of English at Ivy Tech Community College. She received her MA from the University of North Texas and her MFA from Murray State University. Her poems have appeared in So to Speak, Connotation Press, New Madrid, Gravel,Heron Tree, and Mojave River Review among others. She lives in Indianapolis with her husband & son.  She blogs at Find her on Twitter @BriPike.



Jen Bingham

Editorial Assistant

Jen Bingham writes fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. She’s had pieces published in McSweeney’s,  The Rumpus, Midwestern Gothic, Punchnel’s, and The Indianapolis Star, among others. She has a B.A. in English Literature with a Creative Writing minor from Indiana University. She currently lives in Indianapolis, Indiana.