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William James // Founder, editor-in-chief

William James William James is a poet, aging punk, and train enthusiast from Manchester, NH. He’s the author of “rebel hearts & restless ghosts” (Timber Mouse Publishing) and the founding editor of Beech Street Review. His work has been published in literary journals, punk zines, and the occasional vinyl LP. You can find him online on Twitter (@thebilljim) or at



Angelique Palmer // editor

Angelique Palmer is a poetry slam doyen and a finalist in the 2015 Women of the World Poetry Slam. The Creative Writing graduate from Florida State University now calls northern Virginia home. She’s penned 10 self-published chapbooks and authored THE CHAMBERMAID’S STYLE GUIDE, the full-length book of poetry on Sargent Press.
She was among 25 new members accepted to the 2015 A ROOM OF HER OWN writing retreat, and is 2014 Pink Door Writing retreat alumna. Her publications include BORDERLINE, DRUNK IN A MIDNIGHT CHOIR, and THE MUD SEASON REVIEW. She’s been the featured poet in more than a dozen cities across the U.S. Formerly an instructor at the American Poetry Museum in Washington, DC, she continues to lead workshops, volunteer with spoken word-based charities, and rock open mics in the area.


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Christopher J. Greggs // associate editor

Christopher J. Greggs is a Callaloo and Watering Hole fellow and the recipient of the Goodman Poetry prize from the City College of New York. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in TriQuarterly, The Texas Review, and Great Weather for MEDIA, among others. He is a candidate for a MFA in Poetry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.