Ms. Aligned 4

We are thrilled to announce the spring 2023 publication of the fourth edition of Ms. Aligned: Women Writing About Men. We will have copies at the bookfair of the Association of Writers and Writing Program’s 2023 conference. The event will be held March 8 to 11 in Seattle, and we will be at booth 309. Please come by and meet the editorial team!


  • Lillian Howan
  • Adele Ne Jame
  • Natalie Boyle
  • Suzanne Robinson
  • Kathleen Hellen
  • Cayley Tierney
  • Eva Quintos Tennant
  • Emily Laybourne
  • Angela Nishimoto
  • Rachael Peckham
  • Rebecca Thomas
  • Patricia Schultheis
  • Carla R. Sameth
  • Leigh Claire Schmidli
  • Terri Watrous Berry
  • Rachel King
  • Carrie Esposito
  • I. Buenaventura
  • Linda Malm
  • Lishan Chan
  • Karen Warinsky
  • Anjail Rashida Ahmad
  • Melanie S. Smith
  • Pat Matsueda


Editor Donna Miele is a reader, writer, and editor from New York’s Hudson Valley. Her fiction has appeared in the Massachusetts Review, North Dakota Quarterly, Ms. Aligned 3: Women Writing About Men, and elsewhere. She’s a founding member of River River Writers’ Circle, a member of the Inkwell Journal editorial board, and a member of the Ms. Aligned editorial board.

Assistant editor Rachel King is the author of the novel People Along the Sand, the linked collection Bratwurst Haven, and two poetry chapbooks. She has worked in editorial and production at West Virginia University Press, Perseus Books Group, and Ruminate Magazine.