KIRSTEN JOHANNA ALLEN | Publisher, Editorial Director, Co-Founder


Kirsten manages editing, production, marketing, and fundraising for Torrey House Press. She also oversees acquisitions along with editor Anne Terashima and creative director Kathleen Metcalf. Though Kirsten is a native New Yorker, she's also a sixth-generation Utahn and feels most at home hiking in Utah’s red rock country. She has two grown children and lives with a pair of cats and her spouse, Mark Bailey, in Salt Lake City and Torrey, Utah.


KATHLEEN METCALF | Creative Director


Kathleen oversees design and manages acquisitions along with publisher Kirsten Allen. She holds a BFA in Design from California College of the Arts, and an MS in Environmental Humanities from the University of Utah. Former designer/owner of Wingspan Design and art director for Patagonia, Kathleen serves on the boards of Summit Land Conservancy and Wild Utah Project. She is an artist, writer, and an avid traveler with a love for exploring deserts and rivers. 

GRAY BUCK-COCKAYNE | Production & Sales Manager, Bookkeeper

Gray was born in Salt Lake City and graduated with a Bachelor of English from the University of Utah. They attended the Denver Publishing Institute and interned with the Western Humanities Review before joining Torrey House Press. Their hobbies include buying increasingly large pots for their succulents, collecting mostly useless knowledge about native bees, and exploring the backroads of Utah with their father.

WILL NEVILLE-REHBEHN | Development Director

Will works with the Torrey House community of donors and supporters to advance THP’s mission and impact. Throughout his career, he has helped organizations expand their capabilities, engage new audiences and tell stories that change the world. He received a BA in Theatre from Davidson College and a master’s in Political Management from The George Washington University. A Utah native and lifelong book nerd, Will returned to Salt Lake City in 2020 with his husband, their young son and very old cat.

ANNE TERASHIMA | Freelance Editor


Anne is from Salt Lake City, Utah. She holds a BA in English and Creative Writing from Westminster College and an MA in Writing and Publishing from DePaul University. Anne loves to hike, bike, and run in Utah’s mountains and red rock country.

MARK BAILEY  | Co-Founder


Mark is a retired partner from Wasatch Advisors, Inc., an investment management firm headquartered in Salt Lake City. He raised a daughter and son on the ski slopes of the Wasatch Mountains and in the red rocks of southern Utah and lives in Salt Lake City and in Torrey, Utah.