Meet the ORAG Team

Curtis Deeter, Editor-in-Chief

Curtis A. Deeter is an author of fantasy, science fiction, and horror with two full-length books and over a dozen short stories published. He has a penchant for family, good music, and craft beer. 

Jonie McIntire, Poetry Editor

Jonie McIntire is the author of poetry chapbooks Semidomesticated (Red Flag Poetry, 2021), Beyond the Sidewalk (Nightballet Press, 2017) and Not All Who Are Lost Wander (Finishing Line Press, 2016). Learn more about her at

Leah Lederman, Non/Fiction Editor

Leah Lederman, a freelance editor, is the creator of Cafe Macabre I & II, collections of horror stories and art by women (2018; 2020). Her essays, stories, and poems have been printed in various anthologies and journals, and she was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2020. Also in 2020, she released her single-author collection, A Novel of Shorts: The Woman No One Sees, through Mothership Press.

Shannon Holleran, Assistant Coordinator

Shannon Holleran is passionate about empowering Midwestern creatives and supporting the arts. She is a social/personality psychologist and teaches psychology courses.

Andrew Reising, Fiction Editor

Andrew is a writer, podcaster, audiobook recorder, and small business owner. His podcast, Wild Speculation, is an anthology series in which every episode is a standalone piece of speculative fiction. Andrew runs his podcast and his audiobook recording through his business, Wild Speculation Studios, LLC.