Cat Richardson

Cat is a founding editor at Bodega Magazine. Her poems have appeared in Ploughshares, Narrative, Four Way Review, Tin House, and Wreck Park, among others, and her reviews and interviews can be found at Poets & Writers, Pleiades, and The National Book Foundation. She has a website, and sometimes she even updates it.

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Managing Editor


Tonissa Saul

Tonissa Saul is a writer and photographer from Arizona. Her work has appeared  in Superstition Review, Hayden's Ferry Review, The Comstock Review, Sunspot Lit, The Beautiful, and the anthology Miles to Go, Promises to Keep Volume II. Additionally, her art has appeared in Write On Downtown and on the covers of Rinky Dink Micro Poetry.

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Prose Editor


Melissa Swantkowski

Melissa's work appears in Joyland, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, The Mississippi Review, Monkeybicycle, and elsewhere. Previously, she was fiction editor of Washington Square Review and co-curator of NYU's Emerging Writers Reading Series at KGB Bar. 

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Assistant Editor

Amy moore

Amy Moore

Amy Moore is a writer and recent college graduate living in North Bergen, New Jersey. She is the assistant fiction editor at Bodega

Editors at Large


Emily X.R. Pan

The founding editor-in-chief of Bodega, Emily is the New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of The Astonishing Color of After and An Arrow to the Moon. She is on the creative writing MFA faculty at The New School and Vermont College of Fine Arts.

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Lizzie Harris

Lizzie's first collection is STOP WANTING (CSU Poetry Center, 2014). Her poems appear in Carolina Quarterly, Barrow Street, Sixth Finch, and elsewhere. She is a founding poetry editor of Bodega.

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Amy Meng

Amy Meng is a one of Bodega's founding poetry editors. She holds degrees from Rutgers University and New York University. She is the author of Bridled (Pleiades Press, 2018) and a Kundiman Fellow. Her poetry has appeared in publications including: Gulf Coast, Indiana Review, Narrative Magazine, and New England Review. She currently lives in Brooklyn. 

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Scott Burnam
Kayla Cowart
Melissa Dittrich
Lela Hannah
Sakshi Kumar
Liliana Montes de Oca
Sylvia Nica
Leah Rambadt
Amanda Recupido
Lily Sadighmehr
Iggy Shuler
Eleanor Sivins


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