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Ari Lohr

editor-in-chief / creative director

Ari Lohr is a wannabe-astronaut-turned-poet attending university in Boston, MA. He is a Brave New Voices semifinalist, and has performed at various regional slams such as Slamlandia, Portland Poetry Slam, Verselandia, and more. Focusing on the symbiotic relationship between gravity, mental health, queer love, and grief, Ari’s poetry has appeared in numerous magazines including the Big Windows Review, Kalopsia Lit, and Incandescent Review, and is set to appear in various publications in 2021 including the Interstellar Literary Journal. He is also an editor for the Bitter Fruit Review magazine, and the founder of the Jupiter Review. Ari can be found at arilohr.com.

prose editors

Erin Challenor

Ultimately Erin is trying her best. She likes dogs and British historical dramas her pillow pet Melmen and would drop everything to be a horse girl if the opportunity arose. She likes to write about the gen z experience, adventure stories, and tries to make virtually any experience she has into some kind of written work.

Vera Hadzic is a writer from Ontario, Canada, currently studying English literature at the University of Ottawa. In the past, her writing has appeared in Fever Dream, Crow & Cross Keys, Kissing Dynamite, and elsewhere. She edits Wrongdoing Magazine, and can be found on Twitter @HadzicVera. 

Vera Hadzic

 

cover designer

Xiu is a starving artist who is 6’2” 185 lbs of pure muscle and Monster energy. Outside of art, he enjoys fashion, tattoos, and piercings. 

Xiu Lian Janz

 

art editor

Halle enjoys writing short romance, sci-fi, and horror stories along with poetry and gets her ideas from random life experiences and fanfiction. When she’s not writing, she’s either watching YouTube or playing Animal Crossing. She also enjoys theatre, music, and animals and is very passionate about social justice and human rights, especially LGBTQ+ rights. 

Halle Preneta

 

poetry editors

Sophie Chiang is a high school poet and an advocate for environmental awareness and social justice. She uses her power of words to address these issues through surrealist poetry, and loves playing with imagery. She is the founder and editor-in-chief of The Aurora Journal (theaurorajournal.org), and you can find her at @aurorajournaI on Twitter. 

Sophie Chiang

 

Risa Mykland (she/they) is a poet and self-proclaimed special occasion, currently based in Portland, OR. Find her work and upcoming features at @unexplained.orbit on Instagram, or at Risa Kate Poetry on Facebook. When not doing poetry you can find her thinking about poetry.

Risa Mykland

 

Katie Veitch is a young Scottish writer currently studying English Literature at the University of Glasgow. She is passionate about connecting irrevocable thought with text, in a way that connects human beings in a most private and comfortable way. Katie currently works with The Winnow Mag as a poetry reader, and has work published by The House of Revolution, and Speculative Books.

Katie Veitch

 

Myliyah Hanna is an upcoming essayist from the Bronx and a graduate of the University of Virginia. Her work has been published in Cheap Pop and Zora. She maintains a personal blog at myliyahhanna.com. She has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, the Best of Small Fictions award, and the Best of the Net award. She lives in Chicago with her cat Jasper. 

Myliyah Hanna

 

issue contributors

Pascale is Editor-in-Chief of Wrongdoing Magazine and an Editor at a few other publications, including CHEAP POP and Walled Women Magazine. She’s also Staff Contributor for The Aurora Journal and has placed further work in Eclectica Magazine, Maudlin House, BlazeVOX, Witch Craft Magazine, and many others. She has a BAH from Queen’s University, and she is working on a budding book series. You can read more about her at pascalepotvin.com or @pascalepalaces on Twitter.

Pascale Potvin

 

Sher Ting has lived in Singapore for 19 years before spending the next 5 years in medical school in Australia. She has work published/forthcoming in Trouvaille Review, Eunoia Review, Opia Mag and Door Is A Jar, among others. She is currently an editor of a creative arts-sharing space, known as INLY Arts. She tweets at @sherttt and writes at downintheholocene.wordpress.com

Chim Sher Ting

 

Rhiannon Willson is a poet from Wales with a BA in English. She writes mostly about the people she loves and spends her spare time playing scrabble with old ladies and trying to learn how to rollerskate. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Dreams Walking, 5050 Lit and The Honest Ulsterman, among others. She can be found on twitter @rhiannonwillson and on instagram @rhiawillson. 

Rhiannon Willson

 

Zarnab Tufail is currently an upcoming medical student in Pakistan. She started her writing journey three years ago. While she experiments with poetry most of the time, she is also interested in photography, painting, and journaling. Her work has been published in or is forthcoming in Vagabond City Lit, Changing Womxn Collective,, Coven Editions, In Parentheses, Dreams Walking Magazine and elsewhere. She is also the Co-founder of The Walled City Journal.

Zarnab Tufail

 

Lake Vargas primarily writes poetry and creative non-fiction. Her work has been published by Periwinkle Literary Magazine, Tealight Press, Butcher Papers, and others. She is a poetry reader at Paracosm Literary Journal, and she tweets at @lakewrites. More of her work can be found on her Tumblr, @stonemattress.

Lake Vargas

column contributors

Sofía Aguilar is a Latina writer, poet, and fourth-year student at Sarah Lawrence College and originally from Los Angeles. Most recently, her work has appeared in Poetically Mag, Melanin. Magazine, and The Westchester Review, among other publications, many of which have been featured in international performances. She has received the 2018 Nancy Lynn Schwartz Prize for Fiction and is a three-time recipient of the Jean Goldschmidt Kempton Scholarship for Young Writers for her outstanding contributions to her college community. You can find her at sofiaaguilar.com.

Sofia Aguilar

 

Emer is a writer, reviewer and historical-accuracy obsessive from Northern Ireland. She is currently writing her PhD in Classics at Trinity College Dublin, where she researches comments written by dead women about ancient nude statues. She also reviews books in the Irish Independent and Headstuff. 

Emer O'Hanlon

 

Elizabeth Upshur is a Black Southern storyteller, the Associate Poetry Editor for Okay Donkey Mag and a 2018 Fulbright alumna. Her work can be found in Augur, storySouth, Mujerista, Pomona Valley Review, and Red Mud Review. She is the inaugural winner of the Brown Sugar Lit Mag prize and recent Gigantic Sequins flash fiction winner. Follow her @https://www.instagram.com/elizawriteswords.  

Elizabeth Upshur

 

Amber (she/her) is currently a third year English student at the University of Suffolk. As an avid bookworm, she enjoys all works of literature but is particularly interested in the gothic genre, speculative fiction and literary theory. Outside of her studies, you will usually find Amber in the library, travelling, or taking sunset pictures. After University, she seeks to continue her studies in Critical and Creative writing, exploring how socio-political factors influence the literary canon.

Amber Spalding

 

Audrey Kim is a high school junior hailing from Torrance, California. Her writing style is influenced by the works of F. Scott Fitzgerald and whatever emotional crisis she happens to be enduring at the moment. Aside from the Jupiter Review, she is a staff contributor for a nonpartisan organization called Neutral Citizen Journalism. 

Audrey Kim

 

Isabella Romine is a writer, philosophy nerd, and serial zine collector. She lives in Greensboro, North Carolina, where she spends her time scavenging for secondhand books and the most bizarre clothes thrift shops can offer.

Isabella Romine

 

Seirce Mhac Conghail is a writer and student from Dublin, Ireland. Their work has been featured in New Critique, Dodging the Rain, Blue Marble Review, and others. They are an egg-enthusiast.

Seirce Mhac Conghail

 

Magi Sumpter is a nineteen-year-old paralegal from West Monroe, Louisiana who made her claim to fame writing One Direction fan fiction in middle school. She promises she's improved since then. She is the editor-in-chief of Southchild Lit, and you can find her on Twitter @MagiSumpter for... occasional words. 

Magi Sumpter

 

Tryn Brown is a marketing and copywriting associate at a publishing company based in Oakland, California. She completed her undergraduate at UC Berkeley in 2018, earning degrees in English and environmental studies, and she has lived in the Bay Area for six years. Her poems have been featured in Sidereal Magazine and Pulp Poets Press and are forthcoming in others. 

Tryn Brown

 

social media / marketing manager

audrey bowers is a poet & writer from bloomington, indiana. they are an mfa candidate at butler university and the founder of brave voices magazine. you can find them @coffeeforaudrey on twitter dot com.

Audrey Bowers

 

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