About us

Our team

Steven Long

Steven Long

Cofounder, publisher, editor

Steven has a bachelor’s degree from Emporia State University and a master’s degree from New England College. He has over 20 years of experience in publishing, having worked as both an in-house and freelance editor for several publishing companies, including Gale, McGraw Hill, Random House, Kensington Publishing Corp., and The H. W. Wilson Company.

Elizabeth Castro

Elizabeth Castro

Cofounder, office manager

Elizabeth has a bachelor’s from Emporia State University. For more than 15 years, she has worked at a local community college, enrolling countless students and overseeing transfer credits. She is an experienced jewelry designer, chef, and plantsman, as well as a life-long student of natural medicine.

Jordan Castro-Long

Jordan Castro-Long

Cofounder, assistant publisher

Jordan has an associate’s degree from Eastern Maine Community College and is working toward a degree in elementary education. On school days, he’s a fearless education technologist II at a local grade school; the rest of the time is filled with many passions, with plants claiming the top spot.

Jennifer Simpson

Jennifer Simpson

Website wizard

Raised predominantly in Lincoln, Maine, Jennifer has a military background and has recently retired, relocating back to Bangor with her husband, two children, and two Olde English Bulldogges. Her interests include reading, writing, and exploring the natural beauty of Maine.

Kohl

Kohl

Production manager, submissions editor

Jaxx

Jaxx

Social media and communications manager

Odin

Odin

Assistant editor, staff gardener

Kora

Kora

Marketing, contracts manager

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