Meet The Team

Taylor Fogarty

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founder/writer/nonfiction editor

Taylor lives in Brooklyn and writes about whatever she is angsty about in that particular moment. She writes nonfiction essays and poetry that focus on what it means to be a woman, a lesbian, and comfortable in her skin. She knows every word to the Hamilton soundtrack. Her other passions include TV shows featuring powerful women leads, dive bars, and her cat LuLu.

Catherine Chambers


poetry editor/writer/poet

Catherine is the poetry editor at The Grated and the senior editor of Duende Literary Journal. She primarily writes about chicken wings and penises. Her prose has been published in Constellations Journal of Poetry & Fiction, her poetry has appeared in Gulf Stream Literary Magazine. She lives in Brooklyn with her dog, Bob Dylan.