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Sophie M. Clark: Editor-in-Chief
Sophie M. Clark is double majoring in Creative Writing and Creative Nonfiction with a concentration in poetry at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She’s also a songwriter for her band Clark & Company, which she formed her sophomore year of high school with her triplet brothers. Since then, Clark & Company has released three albums and an EP. Sophie is also a dog-lover and ghost-enthusiast.
Iona Newman: Submissions Manager
Iona Newman is a British and Anglophone Literature and Creative Writing, fiction concentration, double major at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She is also completing a Medieval Renaissance Studies minor and is a consultant at UNO’s Writing Center. When she is not reading or writing, she is most likely thinking about cake, looking up pictures of old books and illustration, and drinking coffee.
Maison Horton: Lead Poetry Editor
Maison Horton is majoring in Creative Writing (Poetry) with a minor in Communication Studies at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. He currently resides in Omaha, Nebraska. When he is not reading or writing, Maison likes to play the piano and study astrology.
Rachel Luck: Lead Nonfiction Editor
Rachel Luck is a slam poet and a Teaching Artist from the Nebraska Writer’s Collective. She is an English major at the University of Nebraska at Omaha who loves writing creative nonfiction, poetry, fiction, and songs in her spare time. She acquired her inspiration to become a writer at the age of fourteen and has since become a performer and teacher of spoken word poetry, ukulele, and guitar.
Moisés R. Delgado: Lead Fiction Editor
Moisés R. Delgado is double majoring in psychology (with a concentration in mental health) and in creative writing (fiction) at UNO. When not reading or writing, you can likely find him folding origami aliens. Physically he resides in Omaha, Nebraska, but in mind Moisés is lost somewhere up on the luna.
Simon Clark: Media Team
Simon Clark is a Creative Media major at the University of Nebraska Omaha, with an emphasis in film studies. In high school, Simon began a band with his triplet siblings, called Clark & Company, which since has released three albums and won several awards. Recently, Simon developed an interest in film and now works with several production companies such as Clark Creative Group and Lights On Productions. Simon also works with his newly established production company, Clark & Schmidt Studios. Simon dedicates his free time to both film and music and loves to combine the two.
Corbin Schmidt: Head of Visuals, Media Team
Corbin Schmidt is an Information Technology Innovation major at the University of Nebraska Omaha. He has been doing photography since his sophomore year of high school, and he enjoys photographing the individual details that make up a space. Recently, Corbin has begun to apply his photography skills to film and started a production company, Clark and Schmidt Studios, with his business partner, Simon Clark. His great eye for composure along with his technology skills make him a great addition to the team.
Claire Bromm: Marketing/PR Coordinator, Social Media/Website Administrator
Claire Bromm is a Journalism and Media Communications major with a concentration in public relations and advertising and an International Studies minor. Claire fell in love with writing at a young age and started her own blog to combine her interests in storytelling and travel. In her free time, Claire enjoys spending time with her family and five pets.
Madison Larimore: Diversity Outreach Coordinator
Madison Larimore is a freelance prose writer, editor, internal communications intern, and writing consultant, as well as a Writer’s Workshop student at the University of Nebraska Omaha. Her writing career began when she skipped the sixth grade; she read books and wrote stories instead of going to recess. Some of her writing can be found in Midnight Circus, Journey Literary Magazine, and 13th Floor Magazine.
Breany L. Pfeifer: Sydney Andre: Creative & Copy Editor
Sydney Andre is currently attending the University of Nebraska Omaha while pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in English with a concentration in British Literature and a minor in Journalism and Mass Communications. She is also a part of the Chi Omega sorority. At a young age, she fell in love with reading after she quickly realized that pee-wee soccer was not her calling. In her spare time, she researches the author of whatever book she is reading and plays the ukulele. Some of her favorite things include cats, puns, scary movies, and coffee.
Miranda Jansen: Creative & Copy Editor
Miranda Jansen is a Creative Writing major with a concentration in fiction and has a minor in Native American Studies. She is an environmentalist and voracious reader who loves story telling in all forms and aspires to share her own with the world in the future.
Elaine Cary: Creative & Copy Editor
Elaine Cary is a Junior studying English and Creative Writing. She writes short fiction and her work has been published in the literary journals The Critical Point and The Finger Magazine.
Henry Irving Nunn: Creative & Copy Editor
Henry Irving Nunn is a Creative Writing major at the University of Nebraska Omaha with a dual concentration in Screenwriting and Poetry. When he is not reading, writing, or making music, he works as a consultant in UNO’s Writing Center. On the weekends, he works as a farrier. The honesty he observes in animals is something he tries to emulate. He consistently needs a hair-cut. His poetry can be found in Fine Lines, and 13th Floor Magazine.