Meet the Editors

Meet the Systems: Stories of Regimes, Formulas & Schemes was edited by this year’s NaNo Los Angeles editorial team who set out to write, edit, and publish 21 phenomenal stories. Meet the editors below:


Viannah E. Duncan is an author, editor, and poet living in Southern California with her cantankerous cat named Cleopatra. You can find her online at

Publishing Editor:

Lisa Walsh is an author and editor born, raised, and living in Los Angeles. She is the founder of 1667 Press, publisher of the 3rd Annual NaNo Los Angeles short story anthology.

Associate Editors:

Daniel Prosek is an actor writer, and former engineer for an aerospace company whose greatest achievement was that he got his signature flown in space aboard the Space Shuttle.

K. Andrew Turner writes queer, literary, and speculative prose and poetry. Find more about him and his work at:

Katy Mann grew up in the Midwest where she attended the University of Chicago. She moved to California with her tabby cat, Gus. Visit her at

Brad Ray is a chef and mountain man who loves space. Follow him @BradRay44 on Twitter.

June Low recently returned from the Middle East to Los Angeles with many stories to tell. Some of these stories can be found on her blog at

Cara Barker has two works published in NaNo anthologies, and this marks her first foray into the world of publishing.

Spencer Borup lives in Northern California with his wife and cat, where he divides his time between his favorite things: writing and music. You can find his writing and editing at

Sara W. McBride has written for several magazines and peer-reviewed scientific journals. She was the lead editor of Lemur Publishing, which published the first two NaNo Los Angeles anthologies.