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Essay Editor, Amber Taliancich, lives in Cleveland, Ohio, where she teaches creative writing at Cleveland State University, as well as is the Program Coordinator for the Northeast Ohio MFA. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Entropy, Gigantic Sequins, Ninth Letter, The Pinch, Hobart, and elsewhere. You can connect with her on Twitter: @ambtali
Poetry Editor, Jazz Ellington, lives in Lakewood, Ohio and is a third-year in the Northeast Ohio MFA program. She was a 2019 fellow for the Baldwin House Residency with Twelve Literary Arts, and her work has appeared in Entropy, Moonchild Magazine, Sea foam Mag, and elsewhere. She likes blending genres and experimenting with form. If she’s not playing Sims or Animal Crossing, she’s probably reading. You can connect with her on Twitter: @GreatGiggles22
Essay Reader, Karen Gonzalez-Videla, is an undergraduate at the University of South Florida. She’s currently pursuing a degree in Psychology and Creative Writing, and she loves combining these two passions in her work. Although she writes about a variety of subjects, she focuses mostly on the immigrant experience and the exploration of one’s womanhood. Her work has been featured or is upcoming in Ghost Parachute, Sidereal Magazine, National Flash Fiction Day, Menacing Hedge, and other places. You can find her on Twitter at @Gv12Karen
Essay Reader, Courtney Ebert, is in her final year of the NEOMFA program through Cleveland State University, and was a 2018 finalist for the Gordon Sqaure Review fiction contest. She is also a two time recipient of the Leonard Trawick Scholarship.
Poetry Reader, Nkechi Edeh, is a proud Nigerian girl and a 2018/2019 Baldwin House Fellow. She has been participating in poetry slams and on poetry slam teams since 2007 in Cleveland and Columbus. She also was a co-founder of Ohio State’s college poetry slam team as well as a two time member. She was the 2017-2018 coach of One Mic Open’s Cleveland Brave New Voices team. She currently serves as the Executive Director of Candlewood Healthcare and Rehabilitation.
Poetry Reader, Anna Sintsirmas, is the author of nothing notable, but she still has time to get there. In the meantime she is continuing an undergraduate degree at Cleveland State University in Environmental Sustainability and Creative Writing, killing zombies in The Last of Us, feeding the neighborhood deer apples and reading for Sidereal’s poetry section.