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Editorial Masthead

Conium Press is edited by James R. Gapinski (they/them). James is the author of The Last Dinosaurs of Portland (Bottlecap Press, 2021), Fruit Rot (Etchings Press, 2020), Edge of the Known Bus Line (Etchings Press, 2018), and Messiah Tortoise (Red Bird Chapbooks, 2018). Their short fiction has appeared in the Best Microfiction 2023 anthology, Heavy Feather Review, Juked, Monkeybicycle, Paper Darts, Psychopomp, and other publications. They teach for Southern New Hampshire University’s MFA program and live with their partner in Portland, Oregon. Visit James’s website or James on Twitter or BlueSky.

Previous Editorial Staff

Conium wouldn’t be possible with the support of many fiction editors, associate editors, senior editors, guest editors, and contest judges over the years. Thank you to all the people who offered their time and talents to support of this humble publishing project that started (and still operates) at a kitchen table in Portland, Oregon: Elle Nash, Emily Wortman-WunderSarah Gerard, Maryse Meijer, Rebecca Schiff, Stephen Graham Jones, Matt Bell, Leesa Cross-Smith, Lindsay Hunter, Amelia Gray, Manuel Gonzales, Ashley Farmer, Marc Schuster, Benjamin Schachtman, Ian Chung, Tristan Beach, Cassie Birk, Emily Collins, Holly Lopez, Marina Petrova, Meredith Maltby, William VanDenBerg, Justin Carmickle, Sarah Colwill-Brown, Chelsea Werner-Jatzke, Susan Lynch, Hillary Leftwich, Adam Padgett, Uma Rallabhandi, and Holly Tri.