About the Author

John Gosslee founded Fjords Review in December 2010. In 2021 the magazine received a Pushcart Prize. He purchased and brought continued diversity to C&R Press in 2013. The press has received IPPY and IBPA awards. He owned and managed PANK from 2015-2019, and founded PANK Books in 2016 to give underrepresented writer’s access and visibility. He edited and curated 50 Contemporary Women Artists (Schiffer, 2018) with Heather Zises. The 334 page fine art survey book received a Foreword Reviews Women’s Studies Award and an IBPA Art & Photography Award. 


John Gosslee’s poetry is published in Poetry Ireland, Yale Review, Asimov’s Science Fiction, Southampton Review, Gulf Coast, Grain, Arc Poetry Magazine, Rattle, Carousel, and Popshot Magazine. He published three chapbooks of poetry, a hybrid genre book, and a book of iconoclastic art. His latest little book of poetry is Fish Boy (Nomadic Press, 2018).