Joe Buckler

Founder & Editor-in-Chief

Joe Buckler is an author of adult and children’s fiction, as well as a book reviewer. He received his M.F.A. in Popular Fiction Writing and Publishing from Emerson College, and is an alumnus of the University of Arizona where he graduated summa cum laude with a degree in Creative Writing.  A gluttonous reader, gamer, and cinephile, Joe is a lover of all things immersive, especially within the realms of speculative fiction.


Twitter: @JoeBuckler_

Instagram: @imwithjoebuckler

Alex Lukas

Creative Director

Alex Lukas is a designer and project manager with a passion for utilizing digital communications to promote the growth of ideas that create a positive impact. She has a B.A. in Anthropology from Georgia State University as well as an academic and freelance background in Graphic Information Technology.  Besides working in education and nonprofits, she enjoys cats, true crime, magic realism, and dystopian universes. 


Talia Santopadre

Assistant Editor

Talia Santopadre earned her undergraduate degree in Writing, Literature, and Publishing at Emerson College, where she is currently pursuing her master’s degree in Publishing and Writing. Talia has always had a passion for reading, and finds great love in the genres of science fiction, dystopian, fantasy, and many, many others. Outside of Talia’s love of reading, she has a soft spot for animals of all kinds, though none compare to her three cats. 

Instagram: @taliatalksbooks

Twitter: @taliatalksbooks

Samuel Grandaw

Editorial Intern

Samuel Grandaw is a Senior at Emerson College, pursuing his BA in Writing, Literature, and Publishing. He loves all things suspense and fantasy—and has a habit of taking long train rides to nowhere while he reads.  An avid traveler, you can attempt to find him in the wilds of the British Isles in the dead of Winter, or summiting pyramids in the jungles of Central America.  

Instagram: @sjgrandaw