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hex started in 2022 and is based at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, MA.  

We are on Twitter: @hexliterary

Awards and Honors

“My Uncle Lived in the Future” by Parth Shah will appear in Best Microfiction 2023.

Our Staff

Kate McIntyre, editor Kate McIntyre is a past managing editor of the Missouri Review and past editor of the Worcester Review. She is the author of Mad Prairie (UGA Press 2021), a linked story collection that won the Flannery O’Connor Award. She is an assistant professor at WPI. Website: katemcintyrewriting.com Twitter: @_katemcintyre  

Joe Aguilar, editor Joe Aguilar is the author of Half Out Where (Caketrain). His writing is in Strange Horizons, Conjunctions, and Threepenny Review. He is an assistant professor of teaching at WPI. Website: joe-aguilar.com

Daniel Miller, editor Daniel Miller teaches English at Central Methodist University. He previously served as Audio Editor for the Missouri Review and read submissions for PANK. His fiction has appeared on Conjunctions, Heavy Feather Review, and Puerto del Sol. Twitter: @DanTheDadBodGod

Michelle Ephraim, editor Michelle Ephraim is the author of Reading the Jewish Woman on the Elizabethan Stage (Routledge 2008) and Shakespeare, Not Stirred (Penguin/Scribe 2015). A professor at WPI, she teaches courses in literature and creative nonfiction and speculative fiction writing. Her essays have appeared in publications such as the Washington Post, McSweeney’s, Lilith, Tikkun, The Morning News, and The Chronicle of Higher Education. Website: michelleephraim.com Twitter: @ProfessorMKE

Associate editors:

Ryan Biberon

Alvin Chen

Vishnu Priya Dendukuri

Edison Doko

RJ Franzen

Karen Ho

Janette Jerusal

Madelyn Marcotte

Kelsey Moody

Eric Murdza

Erin Murphey

Chloé Naasz

Alex Pietrick

Andrew Salls

Chayanne Sandoval-Williams

Nathan Shemesh

Anjum Soofi

Morgan Whitney

Adraesteia Wong

Guang Yang

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