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|wordriot.org (screenshot October 11, 2010)|
|Editor Kevin O'Cuinn (prose) and Martha Clarkson (poetry)|
|Former editors David Barringer, Jordan Rosenfeld, Will Roby, Brian Ames, Timmy Waldron, G.A. Ingersoll, and Charles P. Ries|
|Staff writers David Hoenigman (Interviews)|
|Categories Online Magazine|
|Publisher Jackie Corley|
|Founder Jackie Corley and Paula Anderson|
|Year founded 2002|
|First issue December 2002|
|Country United States of America|
Word Riot is an American online magazine that publishes poetry, flash fiction, short stories, novel excerpts, creative nonfiction, reviews, and interviews. Word Riot is published monthly.
 History and Background
The magazine was launched in March 2002 by author and publisher Jackie Corley with the help of the late Paula Anderson. In 2003, a publishing unit called Word Riot Press was developed as a spinoff of the online magazine. Word Riot Press publishes anthologies, short story collections, poetry, and novels. Authors published by the press include David Barringer, Timmy Waldron, Nick Antosca, Scott Bateman and others.
The current editors are Kevin O'Cuinn (prose) and Martha Clarkson (poetry). Former editors of Word Riot include novelist David Barringer, Jordan Rosenfeld, Will Roby, Brian Ames, Timmy Waldron, G.A. Ingersoll and four-time Pushcart Prize nominee Charles P. Ries.