M. David Hornbuckle is the founder, publisher, managing editor, lead prose editor, and man-about-town of Steel Toe Review. He is the author of two books, The Salvation of Billy Wayne Carter and Zen, Mississippi. ( He has had dozens of stories, poems, and articles published in a variety of media from newsprint to pixels.

Matt Layne is the lead poetry editor. Librarian by day, poet by night, he has been keeping the mean streets of Birmingham safe with his ability to twist the most menacing of phrases into beautiful butterflies of verse.

Dan Townsend is on Facebook. He is an associate editor who helps with submissions, fundraising, and marketing. He has placed stories with publications such as Barrelhouse, Drunken BoatWigleaf, and Corium Magazine.

Callie Mauldin is an associate editor who helps read prose submissions and generally classes up the place. She is not only a talented fiction writer but also a actress and a member of the improv comedy group Ugly Baby. She also teaches improv at Samford University.

Halley Cotton is an associate editor who helps read poetry submissions when she has time in between her dozen other jobs. She is a soon-to-be graduate of UAB, where she serves on staff with Poem Memoir Story and Birmingham Poetry Review. Her work has appeared in the Birmingham Arts Journal. When not immersed in working, interning, or school she can often be found in a local coffee shop or pounding the pavement of her beloved Birmingham looking for its hidden treasures.

Jason Walker is an associate editor who helps read poetry submissions.  He has worked with Birmingham Poetry Review and poemmemoirstory. His poetry and fiction has appeared online at Monkeybicycle and elsewhere.

Cheyenne Taylor is an associate editor who helps read poetry submissions.  Like many n our staff, she has worked with Birmingham Poetry Review and poemmemoirstory. She is a recent UAB graduate with a degree in English and Creative Writing. From here she plans to write. Or starve. Whichever comes first.

Michael Tesney is an advisory editor. He is an accomplished playwright, editor, and chef.

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