Our Editors

Our Editors

Matthew Bullen, Founder & Head Editor

Owner of Liquid Raven Media and a graduate of Lancaster University’s Creative Writing Masters program, Matt founded Red Ogre Review. Aside from writing, he occasionally produces visual art - a sample portfolio is available on ArtPal. NFTs are available on OpenSea.

Sam Allport, Editor

Sam studies English Literature and Creative Writing at Lancaster University. He has a passion for editing all types of creative writing, and is interested in genre-bending fiction and unconventional narratives. His favourite books are Ice by Anna Kavan and Insignificance by James Clammer.

Laura J. Braverman, Editor

Laura’s first collection of poetry, Salt Water, was published in 2019 by Cosmographia Books. She earned her Masters in Creative Writing from Lancaster University. Her poems have appeared in Plume, Levure Litteraire, Sky Island Journal, and New Plains Review, among other journals, and in the anthology Awake in the World, II. She lives in Lebanon with her family.

Jon Haynes, Editor

Jon is a writer and one half of the multi-award winning theatre company Ridiculusmus.

Stephanie Hirtenstein, Editor

Stephanie is a graduate of Lancaster University’s Creative Writing Masters course. Often found staring out the window. Edits, writes, translates.

Julie Lancaster, Editor

A graduate at Lancaster University having completed the Creative Writing Masters degree, Julie’s poems have been published in Spring to Life and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. Julie has a neurological movement disorder and is intrigued by the art of writing. She has three grown-up children and lives with her mum who enjoys eating Rich Tea biscuits.

PaweΕ‚ Kuziemski, Editor

PaweΕ‚ is a Polish writer, poet and playwright. He writes about everything unusual because - as he claims - “the most important purpose of writing is to have it written.” He recently completed a Creative Writing Masters at Lancaster University, and he is currently preparing for his Ph.D. Like all good writers, he owns a cat, and he is not afraid to use it (but most of his friends say that the truth is that the cat owns him!).

Catherine Potter, Editor

Catherine graduated from Lancaster University with a Creative Writing Masters and is undertaking a Ph.D. at Aberdeen University. Catherine lives in Surrey, England with her husband, four sons and three cream cats. She is is old enough to no longer be ashamed to admit her hobbies are reading and writing and is particularly proud she’s never won anything in sports.

Kate Potter, Editor

Kate is a Creative Writing Masters graduate from Lancaster University. She lives in Hereford with her family and has a published collection of poems called We Are Motherhood.

Braxsen Sindelar, Editor

Braxsen is studying for a degree in English. Aside from editing Red Ogre Review, he also volunteered for his school’s magazine, Plains Paradox. His literary influences, in poetry, include Gwendolyn Brooks, Esther Lin, and Savannah Brown.

Interested in Volunteering?

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