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Mission Statment

Our mission is to cultivate curiosity by spreading literature that fosters creativity and observation.  From a peculiar perspective, life takes on form beyond what we know.

Curiosity is a curious subject in itself.  To be curious can mean to have an eagerness to learn, but it can also refer to the strange and bizarre.  Is there a distinct difference between these two definitions?  Can observation be separated from oddity?  That's what we like to explore.  We value work that arouses the complexities of the world around us.

About Us

Curious Curls Publishing is a small literary press based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and established in 2021.

 

Curious Curls seeks to bring forth a new wave of literature from fascinating authors around the world.  While we place focus on curiosity, we are happy to accept all types of works from all authors.

Curious Curls also takes pride in being involved with writers beyond just book publications.  We promote literary journals, presses, authors, and works we enjoy through projects like our Authors with Answers video segment.  In the future, we hope to provide other opportunities to promote the aspects we love about the writing community.

Meet the Staff

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CHRISTIAN DAVID LOEFFLER

Editor

Christian David Loeffler is a fiction writer and teacher.  He earned his undergraduate degree in both biochemistry and English at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, Pennsylvania.  He earned his MFA in Creative Writing at Chatham University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.​  Loeffler serves as a teacher for the TRIO Upward Bound Program at Saint Francis University, where he has taught everything from Science Fiction Literature & Dystopia to Video Game Design.  Loeffler's teaching and writing are heavily influenced by interests ranging from science, literature, and philosophy to video games and anime.

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SARAH GRAY

Social Media Coordinator

Sarah Gray has a bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of California, Los Angeles. As a voracious reader and lover of all things books, Sarah instantly fell in love with the world of publishing when she interned for a literary agency back in 2019. She enjoys reading contemporary fiction, memoirs of self-growth, and anything YA. As a vegan and advocate for the environment, Sarah is also passionate about finding books that inspire social change. When she’s not on the hunt for her next book, she loves petting her cat, trying new recipes, or laying on the beach. She currently resides in sunny San Diego, California.