Founder / Editor-in-Chief
In 2007, in a small apartment in Boulder, Colorado, Nate founded Monkey Puzzle Press with a homemade computer and an HP P1000 printer. Prior to that, he went to California State University and received a BA in English, then went to the Jack Kerouac School and snatched an MFA in Writing & Poetics. Now he teaches things, publishes things and sometimes gets things published, among other things. For more, visit his website: natejordon.com
Nooch is a poet, artist and performer from NY who gets his kicks from strange jobs that pay for the next plane ticket. In the past five years, Jordan has worked, lived, and studied as a resident in five countries and has been working with Monkey Puzzle since 2010. He received his BA from the University of Maine and his MFA from the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics.
His recent works can be found in Foothill: A Journal of Poetry, Breadcrumb Scabs Review, Gambling the Aisle, Play Berlin, Fast Forward, Midway Journal, Ninneros: Freaklung Odes, and Tidal Basin Review among others. For more information and a small taste of his work go to jordanantonucci.com.
Travis is the author of Ithaca, Some Exits, Under the Sky They Lit Cities, Jamaica, and Some Exits. His poems, photographs, and stories have appeared in various publications including The Talking River Review, Apothecary, In Stereo Magazine, Bombay Gin, and The Strip.
Ryan went to printing school at Gibson Technical Center in Reeds Spring, Missouri. He spent twelve years working in the printing industry operating a variety of offset and digital presses in Tennessee, Missouri, and Arkansas. He now does freelance graphic design and runs all aspects of the printing department for Monkey Puzzle Press.
Get in the car, Helen
Get in the car, Helen began writing shortly after discovering Helen, the woman he loved more than anything, had been secretly screwing a guy named Craig. Since being dumped by Helen, he has published a book of poetry, The Aftermath, etc., and is obsessed with Shark Week-type documentaries and zombie movies. His blog posts take a look at classic films, and otherwise obscure low budget flicks, and how they relate to American culture.
Nicholas B. Morris
Nick is the author of Tapeworm and an ordained minister, born and raised in southwest Arkansas. He split his childhood between small towns and farms, was educated at Arkansas Tech University and Naropa University’s Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, and now lives in Denver, Colorado, with his partner Alyssa Piccinni.