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Matthew Robinson
Co-Editor & Prose Editor

Matthew Robinson prefers writing that unsettles, that questions more than it assumes, and that considers its form and discourse as significant as its story. This is what led him to help found The Gravity of the Thing in 2013. Matthew then earned his Master of Fine Arts degree from Portland State University, and in 2016, he was awarded an Oregon Literary Fellowship for fiction writing. His work can be found at He lives, writes, and teaches in Portland, Oregon.

Thea Prieto
Co-Editor & Prose Editor

Since 2006, Thea Prieto has edited for Counterpoint Press, the Berkeley Fiction Review, the Portland Review, and The Chiron Journal: Anthology of Interdisciplinary Media. She teaches creative writing at Portland State University, including the courses Creative Writing Through Guided Meditation and Introduction to Horror Fiction. To view more of her work or to read her published writing, visit

Ryan Mills
Poetry Editor

Ryan Mills attended Manzanita Elementary School in Tucson, Arizona and went on to graduate from Portland State University’s Master of Fine Arts program in creative writing, which led to a job with the federal government in Portland, Oregon. Ryan’s poems have appeared in Poor Claudia, The Heavy Feather Review, etc. Ryan is a Co-Founder of

Nicole Campbell
Art & Web Editor

Nicole Campbell is a photographer and teacher. She shoots film. She wishes she had something eloquent to say about her motivation, or something passionate to declare about why she shoots film, but to be honest, she shoots film because she finds it to be authentic. Her work can be found here: