Senior Editors

Marcus Jamison is a poet and writer who hails from the backwoods of Hamlet, North Carolina. While his passion lies with poetry, he also dabbles in fiction, nonfiction, and drama. A reader who gravitates towards emotional energy, Marcus seeks writing that is well-crafted, surprising in unconventional ways and aspires to capture both the heart and mind. Marcus is the current Managing Editor of Website, Communications, and Outreach.

Katarina Merlini is a writer and  poet born and raised in Michigan. She has earned distinction from both the University of Michigan and the University of South Carolina, where she is a completing a MFA in poetry. She is most interested in writing that challenges hegemonies and pays appropriate homage to place. Katarina is the current Managing Editor of Finance.

Melanie Walker is a third-year fiction writer at the University of South Carolina. She is originally from Boston, Massachusetts. She is interested in writing that explores the influences of politics and history on our individual lives. Melanie is the current Managing Editor of Publication and Design.

Fiction

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Nonfiction

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Daniel Adler was born in Brooklyn and has lived in Portland, Oregon. He has studied at NYU, Edinburgh University and is a third-year MFA student in Fiction at the University of South Carolina. His work has appeared or is forthcoming from The Broadkill Review, The Cardiff Review, Entropy, Queen Mob’s Teahouse, Five 2 One, and elsewhere

Victoria Mullis is writer from Franklin, Indiana. She is an enthusiastic lover of all things coffee and is a second-year MFA in Poetry at the University of South Carolina.

Poetry

Alexandra Mayer is a poet and writer from New York. She earned a BA in English Literature from Bowdoin College, and is now a second-year MFA in poetry at the University of South Carolina.

Nicole “Niky” McCaffety is a Chicanx poet and Austin, TX native. Niky earned a BA in English Literature from Baylor University before coming to University of South Carolina to pursue an MFA in Creative Writing.