Bombay Gin Editorial Board

Swanee Astrid – Editor-in-Chief

Swanee is a poet-scribe living along the Rocky Mountains as Outrider. She has also worked on *apo-press, Vestal Review, Earthwords, and her own publication, VIBRISSAE. Swanee is also a writing mentor and literacy advocate and has collaborated with Sacramento Poetry Center, Real Poets, Bouldering Poets, Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence. You can find her writing in the Naropa Magazine, StillMagik, and WTF?! among others. Her own writing explores astro-anthropology, linguistic permutations, Norse animism, and the queer experience.

Associate Editors

Poetry / Prose / Art / Archive / Web /  Social Media

Amy Bobeda, MFA Writing & Poetics candidate 2021

Bridget Fertal, MFA Writing & Poetics candidate, 2022

Bridget Fertal is a poet and fellow in Naropa University’s Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics full-residency MFA program. She is the Managing Editor at Eulalia Books. Her poems have appeared in Deluge,  Francis HousepanoplySky Island Journal, and Prairie Margins, and in 2019 she received a fellowship to attend the Letterpress Printing & Fine Press Publishing Seminar for Emerging Writers at the Center for Book Arts in New York, NY.

Tess Brown-Lavoie, MFA Writing & Poetics candidate 2022

Hunter Case, MFA Writing & Poetics candidate 2022

Rosie Accola, MFA Creative Writing candidate 2022

Aaron Kellerhals, MFA Creative Writing candidate 2022

Aleisha Allen, BA Writing candidate 2021

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