Victoria Waddle, Managing Editor
Victoria has been published in literary journals, anthologies, nominated for a Pushcart Prize, and included in Best Short Stories from The Saturday Evening Post Great American Fiction Contest. She contributes articles to Inlandia and Southern California News Group’s “Literary Journeys,” which celebrates writers and their work. Her collection of short fiction, Acts of Contrition, will be available from Los Nietos Press February 2021. She blogs all too infrequently about writers and writing at VictoriaWaddle.com.
Lavina Blossom, Poetry Editor
Lavina is a painter and mixed media artist as well as a poet. Her poems have appeared in various journals, including 3Elements Review, Kansas Quarterly, The Literary Review, The Paris Review, The Innisfree Poetry Journal, Poemeleon, and Prompt and Circumstance. She is an Associate Editor of Poetry for Inlandia: a Literary Journey.
David Stone, Poetry Editor
David came to the Inland Empire to earn a master’s degree from La Sierra University and met his wife Cathy. He enjoys cooking, block printing, and exploring nature with his wife and two children. His poetry has appeared in Identity Theory, Shuf, and Inlandia: A Literary Journey, as well as in Orangelandia: The Literature of Inland Citrus. He is a quarterly contributing columnist for the Southern California News Group.
Becca Spence Dobias, Fiction Editor
Becca lives in Southern California with her husband and two young children. She is a former board member of Inlandia and founding member and contributor for WritingBloc.com. Her novel, Rock of Ages, is in production with Inkshares.
Linda Rhoades, Fiction Editor
Linda has been an Inlandia workshop participant since 2009. She has been writing and critiquing for over ten years, earning a certificate in fiction writing from UC Riverside in 2010. She’s a habitual writing conference attendee and member of Romance Writers of America, a national organization with over 9,000 members.
Randy Quiroz, Fiction Editor
Randy was a finalist in the 2020 international Writers of the Future contest and won the top fiction award at the 2019 San Diego Southern California Writers’ Conference. He’ll soon release a compendium of short stories Tales of the Nine and his novel The Other Round Table. Contact him at email@example.com. After attending UC Berkeley, he returned home, and when the stars are in perfect alignment, he teaches high school in the Inland Empire.
Cati Porter, Founding Editor
A longtime resident of the Inland Empire, Cati has lived in Ontario, Rancho Cucamonga, Moreno Valley & Riverside. She is the author of nine books and chapbooks, most recently Slow Unraveling of Living Ghosts, with Inlandia Board President Johnny Bender. Cati has been executive director of the Inlandia Institute since 2013. In addition to founding the Ontario creative writing workshop and Inlandia: A Literary Journey, she is also founder and editor of Poemeleon: A Journal of Poetry. She holds an MFA from Antioch University, Los Angeles.