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Emmy Song | Editor-in-Chief
Emmy is a junior at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring, Maryland. She is a silver key holder in the Scholastic Art and Writing contest and a National Winner in the Just Poetry contest. Her work has been published in Sierra Nevada ReviewBlue Marble Review, and more.

Cindy Song | Managing Editor
Cindy is a freshman at Princeton University studying economics and creative writing. Her poetry has previously appeared in Words Dance, Cicada Magazine, Noble Gas Quarterly, and elsewhere. When not writing, she enjoys taking long walks outside and looking at dessert recipes.

Jeffrey Liao | Poetry Editor
Jeffrey is a junior at Livingston High School. His work has been recognized by the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers. In addition, he has been published in Teen Ink, Oddball Magazine, Thistle Magazine, and The Rising Phoenix Review. When not writing, you can find him taking long naps, eating copious amounts of Nutella, or annoying his twin brother.

Nikki Velletri | Poetry Editor
Nikki is a high school senior from Massachusetts. Her work has been recognized by the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers and the National Park Service, and it can be found in Kingdoms in the Wild, L’Ephemere Review, and The Hunger, among others.


Sarah Hutchins | Prose Editor
Sarah is a writer from Portland, Oregon. She earned a Masters in Fine Arts: Creative Writing from Antioch University. Portland Monthly Magazine, Black Heart Magazine, Haunted Waters Press, Zoetic Press, Blink-Ink, and others have published her work. See more at sarah-hutchins.com.

Carl Scharwath | Art Editor
Carl resides in Mount Dora, Florida. He has appeared globally with 100+ magazines selecting his poetry, short stories, essays or art photography. He won the National Poetry Contest award for Writers One Flight Up. His first poetry book is “Journey To Become Forgotten” (Kind of a Hurricane Press). Carl is a dedicated runner and 2nd-degree black- belt.

Nazanin Soghrati | Blog Contributor
Nazanin is a junior from Ontario, Canada. Her writing has been previously recognized by Scholastic Art & Writing Awards and has appeared or forthcoming in the Rising Phoenix Review and Polar Express Publishings amongst others.