Carissa Halston

Senior Editor

Randolph Pfaff


Assistant Editors

Molly M. McLaughlin
Ruth Elizabeth Morris


Carissa Halston is a fiction writer and editor. Her stories have appeared in Willow Springs, Fourteen Hills, The Massachusetts Review, and elsewhere. She has received grants and honors for her fiction from San Francisco State University, Eastern Washington University, and The Cincinnati Review, among others. She’s been a prose editor at AGNI and she used to host a reading series called Literary Firsts. She currently lives in Boston where she is at work on a novel called Conjoined States and a story collection called Emergency Exit, and she edits and designs books for a small press called Aforementioned Productions.

Randolph Pfaff is a poet, editor, and visual artist. His work has been featured in Poet Lore, BarrelhouseThe Destroyer, PANK, H_NGM_N, and Heavy Feather Review, among others. In addition to editing for apt and running Aforementioned Productions, Randolph is currently working on his first collection of poetry. By day, he works as a freelance writer and communications consultant in higher education. He currently lives in Boston.

Molly M. McLaughlin is a writer and editor who holds an MA in Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Massachusetts Boston and an MA in Literature and Publishing from the National University of Ireland Galway. Her photographs have been published in Zephyr and ROPES, and she writes mostly character-driven fiction and fantasy. Molly lives near Boston and is an Editorial Project Manager for Pharmacology and Toxicology books with Elsevier. 

Ruth Elizabeth Morris is a poet and writing instructor at University of Maryland College Park. She has been a reader for Cargoes and an editor at The Album. She lives in Silver Spring, MD.