Who We Are



Devon Taylor is a co-founder and the editor in chief of The Timbre. Her work has been featured in The Atlantic, CutBank, Thrillist, and The Tottenville Review. She holds a law degree from Rutgers University and a Master of Fine Arts in creative nonfiction from the University of Memphis, where she served as senior nonfiction editor of The Pinch. She lives in Denver, Colorado, with her dog, Piper.



Eric McQuade is a co-founder and the director of audio development at The Timbre and a former-programmer-turned-writer. He has lived in D.C., Texas, North Carolina, Minnesota, New Jersey, Colorado, Argentina, Cayman Islands, and the length of the Appalachian Trail. Right now he hangs his hat in Memphis, TN. He holds a Master of Fine Arts in fiction from the University of Memphis, where he served as the senior fiction editor of The Pinch.



Laura Jane Standley is a partner and the editorial director of The Timbre. Her work has appeared in The Atlantic, The Guardian, The Believer, Vitamin W, The Rocky Mountain Oil Journal, American Contemporary Artist, 303 Magazine—where she was the Editor in Chief, and Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Art—where she was the Managing Editor. She holds a Master in Fine Arts in creative nonfiction from Columbia University, works as a copyeditor at an ad agency on Wall Street, and lives in the dumpy part of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York.