Amy Burns, Ph.D. – Managing Editor

Amy Burns ( is a writer, editor, and teacher living in Alabama. She has earned degrees in English and Philosophy from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and a Ph.D. in Creative Writing from the University of Glasgow. Amy served as the Managing Editor of Unbound Press, a UK-based independent publisher, and literary journal, and Spilling Ink Review, an online literary journal. She has performed at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, Aye Write Festival, Glasgow International Comedy Festival, The Golden Hour, Words Per Minute, and the Glasgow Women’s Library.

Amy’s first novel,  Leaving is My Colour,  is due for publication on February 16, 2017 (Freight Books). Her second novel will be published in 2018.

To find out more about Amy, check out this Freight Books Interview.

Charlie Taylor, PhD – Associate Editor

Charlie Taylor lives in Devon and has been retired from a senior executive position in a public service body for a number of years. He holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of Lancaster. His area of expertise is social norms which, as he says, fairly well encompass the whole of human social action. Charlie has published many articles and short stories (an example can be found at East of the Web). He is the author of a handful of novels, including Scotch Mist. Charlie’s latest publication, The Tyranny of Convention and Other Stores, is now available for purchase on Smashwords. For more about Charlie visit his blog: