During her tenure as the editor in chief of Nat. Brut Magazine, Kayla E. has transformed the publication into an industry standard for socially conscious multimedia publishing. Feministing wrote "Kayla’s (by extension Nat. Brut’s) excitement, enthusiasm, and willingness to try to new things is fantastic. It is exactly what you need as you launch a new type of feminist project." Her work with Nat. Brut has been profiled by TIME, The Huffington Post, About.com, and Feministing.
About the Magazine: Nat. Brut (pr. nat broot) is a journal of art and literature dedicated to advancing inclusivity in all creative fields. It is a broadly interdisciplinary safe space that values marginalized voices, and promotes environmental sustainability in both form and content. Nat. Brut releases online content throughout the year and holds free submissions during the months of May and November. Nat. Brut publishes short fiction, poetry, visual art, comics, found photos, and artifacts from the public domain. Most of the staff and contributors are women, gender nonconforming and/or queer and Nat. Brut works hard to draw attention to voices that advance intersectional feminist perspectives.
Kayla has served as the comics editor and art editor for Nat. Brut since 2012. In 2014, she brought on Bill Kartalopoulos to co-edit Vol. 3, and the feature was released as a large fold-out poster. In 2015, Kayla collaborated with cartoonist Whitney Taylor on Vol. 4 of Early Edition. They edited the feature to include only women and gender nonconforming folks. Vol. 4 of Early Edition was released as a limited-edition poster during the winter of 2015.