Katherine Abrams is currently attending Goddard College’s MFA program for poetry. She lives in South Carolina with her husband, son, and a baby on the way. She feels that the best gift she can give her children is a love of words and a space to create.
Eleanor Leonne Bennett is a 16 year old internationally award winning photographer and artist who has won first places with National Geographic, the World Photography Organisation, and Nature’s Best Photography. Her photography has been published on the covers of books and magazines in the United states and Canada.
Debbie Chen was born and raised in New York City where she grew up in a restaurant watching customers consume food. She is currently a junior at Hamilton College, studying the art of creative writing as well as mathematics and the studio arts.
Tati Daltro is a Brazilian now based in the Washington D.C. area. Ms. Daltro captures life’s most important occasions. Her specialties include families, weddings/engagements, children, portraits & candids. Using natural light as much as possible is a distinct feature in her photos.
Tati’s motto is “Translating Beauty into Images” and this shows in her work.
Sarah A. Foote is a junior English: Creative Writing major at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia. She writes poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. Upon graduation, she wishes to become an editor for a publishing house and publish her own work, her dream since childhood. She’s fascinated by light, color, taste, touch, and sound, and how these intersect.
Duncan Hill was born in High Point, NC. He studied film at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, where he developed his eye for striking compositions. He has recently photographed the Occupy Wall Street movement and activism following the murder of Trayvon Martin.
“Paul Keily is a wily old chap. A winey, bold, map. An intense snicker wrap. Music and the arts, his forte; do forget being sporty. Noise, colors, brightness, lightness, oneness, openness, closed-ness, everything-ness. Ness. G-ness. Genius. Is Paul.
Read him and weep. Read him and sleep. AND MOST IMPORTANTLY, read him and keep. Paul Keily: keep him or weep.”
Kyle McCartt is a recent graduate from the biology department of the University of Mary Washington. He writes and performs mostly narrative, adolescent-themed poetry, and has previously been published in RMC’s literary magazine, The Stylus. He is currently in the process of applying to dental school.
Paul Thomas McCue is a recent graduate of Goddard College with a BFA in Creative Writing and a concentration in Young Adult Literature. He is currently editing a young adult novel for hopeful publication and writing academic work on the genre, and hopes to be in grad school for his MFA in Children’s Literature within the year.
Robert Meissner is a senior Psychology and English: Creative Writing double major. After graduating in May 2012, he plans to work in human services, healthcare, or for non-profits. His life-long dream is to earn an M.F.A. and write his way through life.
Nik Shier is currently a MFA-W student at Goddard College in Plainfield, Vermont. She teaches Introduction to College Writing at Fox Valley Technical College and is the Assistant Program Director at the LGBTQ Resource Center at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. She lives in Wisconsin with her family: Heidi, Lukas, Ashley, NightLight, Walle, Rainbow, and Franklin.
Brittany Vitner is a 2nd year English major at UMW. She likes to read, listen to music, watch anime, and play WoW in her spare time. She is a strong fan of science fiction, but her favorite writing genre is fantasy.
Richard A. Williams