Alan Squire Publishing is an independent literary press founded in 2010 to publish books of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry that are beautifully written and beautifully made, with the avid reader and book-lover in mind. We love collaborating with other small presses and literary organizations.
The ASP Bulletin was founded in winter of 2020 by Max Barton. You can find all past issues on our Archive page.
Hannah Grieco (EIC) is a writer, editor, and teacher in Washington, DC. Her work appears or is forthcoming in a wide variety of publications, including The Washington Post, Craft Literary, Shenandoah, Brevity, The Rumpus, Poet Lore, Fairy Tale Review, and more. She edits books for Alan Squire Publishing. Find her at www.hgrieco.com and on social media @writesloud.
Shirley Chan (Senior Nonfiction Editor) is writing a joyful memoir about growing up in a Chinese restaurant. She is an alum of Tin House Summer Workshop, Manuscript Boot Camp, and Writing by Writers Tomales Bay, and a Rooted & Written fellow. Her work has been published in HAD, Longleaf Review, Paranoid Tree, Roi Fainéant, and other publications. When the words part of her brain needs a break, Shirley embroiders. Learn more at irleywrites.com and hang out on socials @irleywrites.
Saida Agostini (Contributing Editor) is a queer Afro-Guyanese poet whose work explores how Black folks harness mythology to enter the fantastic. Her work is featured in Plume, Hobart Pulp, Barrelhouse, Auburn Avenue, amongst others. Saida’s work can be found in several anthologies, including Not Without Our Laughter: Poems of Humor, Sexuality and Joy, The Future of Black, and Plume Poetry 9. She is the author of STUNT (Neon Hemlock, October 2020), a chapbook reimagining the life of Nellie Jackson, a Black madam and FBI spy from Natchez Mississippi. Her first full length collection released by Alan Squire Publishing (March 2022), let the dead in, was a finalist for the 2020 New Issues Poetry Prize and the Center for African American Arts & Poetics Poetry Prize. A Cave Canem Graduate Fellow, and member of the Black Ladies Brunch Collective, Saida is a two-time Pushcart Prize Nominee and Best of the Net Finalist. Her work has received support from the Ruby Artist Grants, and the Blue Mountain Center, amongst others. She lives online at www.saidaagostini.com
Cameron Cueva Clarke (Senior Fiction Editor) is a proud Latino theatre artist, fiction writer, playwright, editor, and professional goofball. Cameron founded the off-Broadway NYC theatre company Company of Fools in 2016, and remains the company's literary director and dramaturg-in-residence. He dabbles in juggling, closeup magic, and standup comedy, and is an MFA candidate at Randolph College. IG/Twitter: @cameronecclarke
Naz Knudsen (assistant prose editor) is an Iranian-American writer and filmmaker. She holds an MFA in Writing and an MA in Media Arts. Her writing has appeared in publications such as Pidgeonholes, Ruminate, (mac)ro(mic), and Lost Balloon. She lives and teaches in North Carolina. Find her on Twitter and Instagram @nazbk.
Ashley Espinoza (assistant prose editor) is a writer living in rural Colorado. Her work has appeared in Insider, Assay, Brevity’s Nonfiction Blog, River Teeth’s blog, Forge Literary Magazine, Bending Genres, and Janus Literary. She is a nonfiction editor at The Good Life Review. She can be found at www.ashleyespinoza.com and @ashley1espinoza on Twitter.
Elizabeth Hazen (Senior Poetry Editor) is a poet and essayist. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Best American Poetry, EPOCH, American Literary Review, Shenandoah, Southwest Review, and other journals. She has published two collections of poetry with Alan Squire Publishing, Chaos Theories (2016) and Girls Like Us (2020). She lives in Baltimore with her family.
Teri Ellen Cross Davis (Contributing Editor) is the author of a more perfect Union, awarded the 2019 Journal/Charles B. Wheeler Poetry Prize and Haint, awarded the 2017 Ohioana Book Award for Poetry. She is the winner of the Poetry Society of America's 2020 Robert H. Winner Memorial Award. Her work has appeared in print, online, in journals and anthologies including Academy of American Poets, Harvard Review, PANK, Poetry Ireland Review, and Kenyon Review. She’s the O.B. Hardison Poetry Series Curator and Poetry Programs manager for the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington D.C. Follow her on Twitter at @cross_davis, Instagram at @haint_poet, and online at www.poetsandparents.com.
Eylie Sasajima (Web Design, PR, First Reader) is a senior at Washington College, where she studies English. She is the editor-in-chief of Washington College's undergraduate literary & arts journal, Collegian, and serves as a poetry reader for Cherry Tree. Her academic work spans medieval history, postcolonial literature, and gender in sci-fi, while her creative work focuses on women, south-central PA, and the apocalypse. She lives in Spring Grove, Pennsylvania. You can find her on Twitter @eylieblue or Instagram @eylie_blue.