Editors: Matthew Bates, Golnoosh Nour, Sarah and Kate Beal

Matt Bates worked as the lead fiction buyer for WH Smith Travel before embarking on a creative writing degree at London University. He has been a judge on both the Costa Book Prize and the Booksellers’ Association debut fiction prize. He was the curator of the influential 2017 WHS promotion which celebrated the 50th anniversary of the decriminalization of homosexuality in 1967 and is Editor at Large for Muswell Press.

Golnoosh Nour has a PhD in Literature and Creative Writing at Birkbeck College, University of London. Her short story collection The Ministry of Guidance was recently published by Muswell. Golnoosh teaches creative writing and has a monthly radio show, Queer Lit, on Soho Radio Culture.