Criminal Class Press is:

Wayne White: Editor in Chief

Wayne earned his MFA at California College of the Arts and his BA at Columbia College Chicago. His writing has been featured in several places including CCR. He’s been the editor of numerous trade titles, guest lectured for Sam Weller and Mort Castle, aided the San Quentin writing workshop, and mentored many. In his minimal amount of spare time, he loves to balk at transhumans and the like. Currently, he’s the editor for a Chicago finance company whilst returning to his own novels.



Saint Johnnie Walker: Editor at Large

Johnnie Walker is a poet, a photographer, an educator, and a drifter. He has earned degrees from Columbia College Chicago (MFA Poetry ’05), Museum School of Fine Arts, Boston (Post-Bac ’03), and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (BFA ’98). He is the author of several chapbooks of poetry. His work, aside from Criminal Class Review, has appeared in the California College of the Arts’ Eleven-Eleven literary journal. He is currently finishing a fifteen-year-photographic documentary project chronicling his travels throughout the United States. He currently lives and works in his hometown, Saint Louis, MO.

R. Gutierrez: Web/IT Support

R. Gutierrez has been around, under, and over the block. He holds degrees in Liberal Arts and Humanities and in Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts. His varied vocations have included stints in Graphic Design, Music and Entertainment, Fine Arts, Fashion, and Film/Video. He enjoys fitness, art, creative technologies, collaborative creativity, Audio Production, and Sound Design. He currently resides in San Francisco, CA.




 Steven Yuen: Contributor/Music Reviews


Steven is a self-proclaimed record nerd and foodie of questionable character. He holds a degree in Creative Writing from San Francisco State University and his work is mostly distributed through small, printed zines that he assembles and hands to his friends. Currently he’s curating and creating smaller works from himself and friends for a larger print release. He lives and works in his hometown of San Francisco, CA.