DEVANSHI KHETARPAL  is from Bhopal, India, but currently lives in New York City where she is a Master’s candidate in Comparative Literature, specializing in Italian Studies, at New York University (NYU). She is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Inklette Magazine and the founder and host of Ferrante Fever: An Elena Ferrante Reading Group. Her writing has appeared in LiveWire, Poetry at Sangam, Usawa Literary Review, The Bombay Literary Magazinenether Quarterly, Scroll, and Diacritics among others. Her poetry collection, Small Talk, was published Writers Workshop India, Kolkata, in 2019. Khetarpal is an alumna of the 2022 Yale Writers’ Workshop and the 2022 Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference. Website:


SMRITI VERMA grew up in Delhi, India. Her poetry and fiction have appeared in The Adroit Journal, B O D Y, Cleaver Magazine, Word Riot, Open Road Review, Alexandria Quarterly, and Yellow Chair Review. Further work is forthcoming in Construction Literary Magazine. She is the recipient of the 2015 Save The Earth Poetry Prize and enjoys working as a Poetry Reader for Inklette and Editorial Intern for The Blueshift Journal.

SUDHANSHU CHOPRA draws inspiration to write from observation, memories, subconscious, books he reads, movies he watches, and music he listens to. Sometimes a phrase or simply a word is enough.

LISA STICE is a poet/mother/military spouse. She is the author of two full-length collections, Permanent Change of Station (Middle West Press, 2018) and Uniform (Aldrich Press, 2016), and a chapbook, Desert (Prolific Press). While it is difficult to say where home is, she currently lives in North Carolina with her husband, daughter and dog. You can learn more about her and her publications at and at


ARCHITA MITTRA is a wordsmith and visual artist with a love for all things vintage and darkly fantastical.  A student of English Literature at Jadavpur University, she also has a Diploma in Multimedia and Animation from St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata.  Her work has appeared in Blue Marble Review, HIV Here and Now, EyeZine, Teenage Wasteland Review and elsewhere. She is presently an Assistant Editor at Quail Bell Magazine and a Poetry Editor at Moledro Magazine. She occasionally practises as a tarot card reader.

STELA DUJAKOVIC currently teaches American literature, culture, and creative writing at Paderborn University in Germany. She’s also exploring the magnificent world of aging men as part of her dissertation project – which is part of the job. And in order to stay sane, she obsessively reads and writes creative texts. Her short pieces have been published in The Write Launch, Resist! and Truthout.

SOFIYA JOSEPH is from Tbilisi, Georgia and currently lives in New York City. A research analyst for a polling firm, she loves crafting compelling, data-driven stories for her clients and keeping her finger on the pulse of America’s political trends. She previously worked for John Wiley & Sons on its journals acquisitions team and enjoyed writing and presenting strategic insights to potential publishing partners. In her free time she volunteers for Rainforest Partnership’s Law & Policy team, researching corporate climate policies and rallying governments and corporations around the goal of net zero deforestation by 2040.

ANOUCK DUSSAUD is a fourth-year English major and a member of the Area Program for Literary Prose at the University of Virginia. Currently, she is working towards completing her thesis, a piece of meditative fiction exploring love, loss, and loneliness in the Blue Ridge Mountains. When she is not reading or writing, she is otherwise engaged whispering sweet-nothings to her dog and consuming true crime content. She lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.

MAANAV JALAN studied English and Creative Writing at Dartmouth College and has recently completed an MPhil in Culture and Criticism from the University of Cambridge. Prior to this, he has been an editor for I2 Literary Magazine and Cambridge Review of Books, as well as a fellow at Wendy’s Subway Reading Room and Library. He enjoys pets, book-arts and the internet. 


MICHELLE WOSINSKI is an alumnus of the University of Virginia Young Writers Workshop. She was a member of the program’s first class of Graphic Fiction and Nonfiction, which was also the first workshop of its kind in the country. Though german screamo music from the streets of Luxembourg can be heard at all hours through her bathroom window, which is as distracting as it sounds, she continues to work on her comics and art.


VIBHAV is a photographer whose work focuses on daily life, human connection and sense of being. He currently studies at the University of California, Irvine. View some of his work at

LINDSAY COSTELLO is a visual artist and poet living in Portland, Oregon. Her chapbook So What if I’m Unfolding? was published in 2017, followed by Bloomswelling in 2018. Also in 2018, her digital poetry project Poetics of Space Angel was featured in the online exhibition estrangedlove. Her work has appeared in Meadow’s Summer Field Guide, Rue Scrube and SUSAN / THE JOURNAL, and is forthcoming in Pallas Magazine. Her thesis at the Oregon College of Art and Craft analyzed the conceptual intersections between poetry and weaving, and her visual art practice includes natural dyeing, printmaking, illustration, 8mm film and mixed media sculpture/installation.

TABITHA NOVOTNY adores the raw expression of emotion that art can provide. She herself is a visual artist specializing in photography, film, and painting. She was a founding art director for her college’s literary journal, and has had numerous expeditions at her college, at her university, and as part of community events. She is a horror film fanatic, a lover of old books (and their smell), who would drop anything to walk the streets of Paris in the rain.


JOANNA CLEARY is a college student double majoring in English Literature and Drama. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Cicada MagazineInkletteGlass Kite AnthologyParallel Ink, Phosphene Literary Journal, HIV Here and Now, and On the Rusk. Poetry has been a long-time passion of hers. When she is not writing, she can be found reading, eating various forms of chocolate, and, of course, thinking about writing.

SAVANNAH SUMMERLIN is a recent graduate of NYU Gallatin where she made her own major entitled “The Intersection of Arts and Activism.” Yes, it’s as cool as it sounds; no, she doesn’t have any idea what she wants to do with it. In her free time, Savannah enjoys traveling, reading, writing, and binge-watching Netflix original series.


AARUSHI GUPTA is an 18 year old oddball who specialises in sniffing out words people often hide in rusted cupboard and dark corners.She is infatuated with all things psychology, Freud being her secret love interest. She writes to liberate, cage and liberate again.


Just finished with a Master’s in English from the University of Hyderabad, AREEB AHMAD (he/him) likes to write about the intersections of gender and sexuality in literature. He also enjoys exploring how the personal and the political, form and content, interact in art. He remains certain that the author is never truly dead. Most of his regular writing can be found on his bookstagram. Areeb’s work—long-form reviews, bookish articles, and critical essays—has been featured in Mountain Ink, The Book Slut, SheReads, and is forthcoming in Gaysi, The Chakkar.

STEPHANIE GEMMELL is a writer and composer currently living in Pennsylvania. Her writing has been featured in Just Place Chapbook, Capitol Letters, The Ekphrastic Review, The Rival GW, and in the poetry anthology Falling Leaves published by Day Eight. She also attended the 2021 Glen Workshop as a poetry and songwriting fellow. She recently graduated summa cum laude from George Washington University with a BA in Religious Studies and minors in Journalism and Psychology. Her work is motivated by the unique power of art to ask meaningful questions and inspire authenticity.

ANNE CAYWOOD is a junior at Arizona State University, pursuing a career in English. She is also a full-time barista at a locally owned coffee shop, and in turn, is a bit of a coffee snob and loves promoting local businesses. When she is not working or writing, you can find her reading every dark academic novel she can get her hands on, watching cat videos on YouTube, and playing video games. She is also a volunteer intern for the literary magazine Sepia Quarterly.

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