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AUSTIN VELDMAN

Editor-in-chief and Founder

Austin Veldman is a poet, editor, and songwriter from South Bend, Indiana. His poetry has recently appeared or is forthcoming in Atlanta Review, Parhelion, Rabid Oak, Bateau Literary Magazine, and Great Lakes Review. He is the Managing Editor of 42 Miles Press and is the founding editor and editor-in-chief of Twyckenham Notes, an online literary magazine that was the recipient of a recent Pushcart, a finalist for a Firecracker Award for Best Debut Magazine, and is home to the Joe Bolton Poetry Award. He holds an MA in English from Indiana University South Bend, where he has taught contemporary poetry. He works in management at an automotive recycling facility and lives in Northern Indiana with his wife and two sons.


JOHN LEONARD

Poetry Editor | 2017-present

John T. Leonard is an award-winning poet, English teacher, and editor. He holds an M.A. in English from Indiana University. His previous works have appeared in Poetry Quarterly, Chiron Review, North Dakota Review, december, Roanoke Review, Levee Magazine, Mud Season Review, The Blue Mountain Review, Genre: Urban Arts, and Trailer Park Quarterly. His work is forthcoming in The Showbear Family Circus, Passengers Journal, and The Oakland Review. He lives in Elkhart, Indiana with his wife. You can follow him on Twitter at @jotyleon and @TwyckenhamNotes.


DAVID DODD LEE

Art Editor | 2020-present

David Dodd Lee is the author of nine full-length books of poems & a chapbook, including Downsides of Fish Culture (New Issues Press, 1997), Arrow Pointing North (Four Way Books, 2002), Abrupt Rural (New Issues Press, 2004), The Nervous Filaments (Four Way Books, 2010) Orphan, Indiana (University of Akron Press, 2010), Animalities (Four Way Books, 2014), and two volumes of Ashbery erasure poems. He has published fiction in Willow Springs, New World Writing, Sou’wester, Green Mountains Review, in The Best Small Fictions 2020 anthology for 2020, and elsewhere. He is also a painter and a collage artist. Recent artwork has appeared in Tupelo Quarterly, Permafrost, The Hunger, Pinball, The Packingtown Review, Indianapolis Review, and will be featured in a forthcoming issue of The Journal. In 2016 he began making sculpture, most of which he installs on various public lands, surreptitiously. Unlucky Animals, a book of collages, photographs, new original poems, erasures, and dictionary sonnets is forthcoming in January, 2021. He is Editor-in-Chief of 42 Miles Press.


ADAM SCHELLE

Associate Editor | 2020-present

Adam Schelle is a poet, copywriter, editor, and painter from South Bend, Indiana. He holds a double B.A. in English and Women’s and Gender Studies from Indiana University South Bend. His work has appeared in Retirement Plan, among others. Adam is currently working as a copywriter and proofing editor in South Bend where he lives with his three cats. Adam is currently applying to various MFA programs in the Midwest, New York, West Coast regions.