Founder And Editor
Rubin Hardin (They/Them) is a nonbinary semi speaking autistic writer and visual artist who lives in Saint Paul, Minnesota. They competed in the 2018 Rustbelt Competition. They adore magical realism. They founded Explicit Literary Journal to create an artistic resource that centers the voices of non and semi speaking people created by someone who understands this experience directly. They have work published in Rising Phoenix Review, What Are Birds, Runestone, Crab Fat Magazine, Voicemail Poems, Can’t Somebody Fix What Ails Me, and Iris Literary Journal. Rubin has upcoming work in Utterance. Their favorite bird is a dragon.
Contact them at: firstname.lastname@example.org