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Meet the Contributors

Adeniyi Stephen  is an undergraduate studying English and Education at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria. His poems have appeared/forthcoming on Praxis magazine, Kalahari Review, Roadrunner Review, IfepoetryPortal. He was a finalist at the Christopher Okigbo poetry competition '17, his poem "Food is Peace" is part of the winning poems for PIN Food poetry prize 2018. He also made the shortlist for Prose Poetry 2019, his poem "confession" was longlisted for NSPP 2019.

Alejandro Lucero attends the University of Colorado-Denver, class of 2021, where he reads for Copper Nickel. Pushcart Prize nominee, his recent work can be found in Progenitor Art & Literary Journal.

Alexis Renée is a sophomore theatre - performance emphasis major at Susquehanna University. She is an actor, writer, photographer, and guitarist who aims to inspire and help people through her work. You can find her here: 

Alixa Brobbey spent portions of her childhood in both The Netherlands and Ghana before traveling to study English at Brigham Young University. She will graduate in April 2021. Her website link is:


Amy O'Neill is the class of 2020 from the University of Maryland with a B.A. in English after defending her creative thesis. Her work explores intersections of politics and personhood through elements of fantasy.

Anna Raelyn DeJonge is a senior at Florida State University. She studies Creative Writing and Communications, as her two passions are writing and people (and her naughty dog, Monella). 

Aubrey Chambers is a sophomore attending Lycoming College. She is double majoring in Art History and Latin American Archaeology. Her passions include macro and landscape photography.


Brandi Shapland graduated from Northland College in 2020 with a B.A. in Natural Resources and Biology. She is a passionate artist, a tireless learner, and a dedicated naturalist.


Breanna DeSimone is the class of 2020 from Mount St. Mary's University, with a B.A. in English. As a senior, she served as Chief Editor for her university literary magazine, _Lighted Corners_.

Colin Gage is a senior at California State University, Stanislaus.  He has a lot to be grateful for; his greatest gratitude goes to Jesus, who still patiently redeems.  Psalm 138:8.

Danae Younge is a first year at Occidental College. She has been recognized by the Live Poets Society, New Jersey, Pulp Poets Press, and others. Her website is:

Elizabeth Muscari is a senior at the University of Arkansas. Her poetry has most recently appeared in The Merrimack Review, The Diamond Line Literary Magazine, among others. 


Genna Edwards is a rising senior at the University of Pittsburgh. Her work has appeared in Three Rivers Review, Angles, Flora Fiction, and elsewhere. You can find her at


Hayla Alawi is in the class of 2020 at the University of Michigan, where she studied creative writing and Asian studies. Her work has appeared in the RC Review and Xylem Literary Magazine.


Ivis Whitright is a nonbinary artist and second-year student at Brown University. You can find them on Twitter @ivis_the_writer or be bold and email them:

Having lived on the East and the West Coast, Jane Seibert (Susquehanna University, '21) focuses her attention on the extreme details of the diverse American landscape and those living there. At an early age, she was given her first camera. Through her adventures into the natural world, she began her passion for photography.


Jonny Teklit is a winner of the 2019 Academy of American Poets College Poetry Prize as well as the recipient of the 2019 Aliki Perroti and Seth Young Most Promising Young Poet Award. Currently a reader for The Adroit Journal, his work has appeared in or is forthcoming from Lancaster Online, Mixed Mag, Dishsoap Quarterly, and The New Yorker.

Kristian Perez is an undergraduate student at the University of Central Florida, class of 2021. More of his work can be found in Sink Hollow and The Blue Route.

Liam Sheahan is a senior History major at Susquehanna University. Like a true New Englander, he loves fine woodworking, the Red Sox, and most importantly, his dog Shiloh.

Molly Hanna, Class of 2022, is studying Environmental Studies at The University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. Her poetry explores emotion and experience through imagery drawn from nature surrounding her.

Nicole Brintzenhoff is a senior Publishing and Editing and Creative Writing double major from Coopersburg, PA. Her life revolves around Mass Effect, the works of Michael Grant, superheroes, and cute dogs, but she's also a member of Susquehanna's Varsity Tennis Team and the National Ski Patrol. Catch her out taking walks at three in the morning, fangirling over the newest Marvel movie, and sometimes even writing.

Rachel Weinberg is a creative writing major going into her senior year at Florida State University. She loves poetry, short fiction, and creative non-fiction. When she isn’t writing she’s flying on the trapeze or thinking about summer camp. 

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