Afshan Shafi – Editor
Afshan Shafi lives in Lahore and has studied English Literature and International Relations at The University of Buckingham and Webster Graduate School London. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Poetry, Poetry Wales, Blackbox Manifold, Flag + Void, Luna Luna, Clinic, and 3am magazine. Her poems have also appeared in the anthologies, Smear (edited by Greta Bellamacina) ,The New River Press Yearbook, and When They Start To Love You As A Machine You Should Run (edited by Heathcote Ruthven). For her work as a poet she was interviewed by Arte Tv (France) Words Without Borders, Hello! and Pakistan Today. She has previously served as a poetry editor for The Missing Slate and as an assistant editor for GoodTimes Magazine. Her prose has appeared in Grazia (Pakistan), The News on Sunday, OK! (Pakistan) and Daily Times (Pakistan). She is currently a contributing books editor at Libas Now and the Aleph Review.
Instagram: @afshanshafi1 | @afshanjourno
Fatima Ijaz – Contributing Editor
Fatima Ijaz, finds reality to be mysterious and indulges in fathoming it by drawing tarot cards in surrealistic association. She is currently teaching English and Speech Communication at IBA, Karachi. She is an English graduate from Hartwick College, N.Y and York University, TO. She also holds a Master in English Linguistics from Eastern Michigan University. She won first prize at the Mclaughlin Poetry Contest in Toronto, 2007. Her work was featured in a poetry and art collaboration for #NomeansNo at the Music Mela, Islamabad’18 and at Art Baithak, KU in March’19. Her work has been published in The Write Launch, Rigorous, Abramelin, Zau, Whirlwind, Praxis and others.
Talia Mirza – Contributing Editor
Talia Mirza is a poet, writer and blogger, resident in Lahore. Her work has been been published in Penorama.pk amongst others. She is interested in issues of race and identity, modern politics, fiction and spirituality.