Joyland is excited to welcome Kait Heacock to our editorial team, where she’ll be publishing the best fiction from the Pacific Northwest. Kait’s debut short story collection, Siblings and Other Disappointments, is available now and her fiction has appeared in Esquire Russia, KGB Bar Lit Mag, Portland Review, Tin House, tNY.Press, and Vol. 1 Brooklyn. Her nonfiction has appeared in Bustle, Crab Creek Review, DAME, Largehearted Boy, Literary Hub, The Millions, and The Washington Post.

We first met Kait as an author when her stunning story, "The Girl," was published on Joyland last year. You can find out more about Kait and her writing here.

Please check out our submissions page to find out how to send her your work.