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EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

DEVANSHI KHETARPAL  is from Bhopal, India, but currently lives in New York City where she is a junior majoring in Comparative Literature with a minor in Creative Writing at New York University (NYU). She is the editor-in-chief of Inklette, a Student Office Assistant at the NYU Department of Comparative Literature, an application manager for The Speakeasy Project, a poetry reader for Muzzle Magazine, and a former intern at Poets House. She studied abroad at NYU Florence during the Fall 2018 semester where she interned at NYU La Pietra Dialogues and received the David J. Travis Undergraduate Research Fund for research on modern Italy. She will be spending this summer studying abroad at NYU Paris. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Disquiet: Murmurs From The Faultines, Best Indian Poetry 2018, Sahitya Akademi’s journal called Indian Literature, Transom, Aainanagar, Vayavya, TRACK//FOUR and Souvenir, among others. Her poetry collection, “Small Talk,” is forthcoming from Writers Workshop India, Kolkata. Visit her website: www.devanshikhetarpal.co.

POETRY EDITORS

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 lisastice.wordpress.com and at facebook.com/LisaSticePoet.

ANGELA GABRIELLE FABUNAN is a graduate of Bowdoin College and an MA Creative Writing student at the University of the Philippines, Diliman. Her work has appeared in Cha Journal, Eastlit, New Asian Writing, and Asymptote, among others. Her debut book of poetry The Sea That Beckoned is forthcoming from Platypus Press in April 2019. She lives in Manila.

PROSE EDITORS

JOHN S. OSLER III is a sophomore at Grinnell College. He attended both the Iowa Young Writer’s Studio and the New York Writer’s Institute. In middle school and high school he wrote over two hundred satirical articles for The Southern View. His short stories have been published in Sprout Magazine, The Phosphene Journal, Random Sample Review, Zephyrus, and The Grinnell Underground Magazine.

LAURELANN EASTON  grew up in Oswego, New York, but now lives in and attends collegein New Hampshire for a degree in Creative Writing at Southern New Hampshire University. Her work has appeared in the last two annual publications of SNHU’s literary journal, the Manatee. Outside of writing and reading for fun, she enjoys hiking the peaks of New Hampshire and dabbling in the fine arts of painting and jewelry making.

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.

SOPHIE PANZER grew up in New Jersey, earned her BA at McGill University, and currently teaches English in Prague, Czech Republic. She will probably go back to the US to do something writerly/political very soon. She is the author of the forthcoming chapbooks Survive July (Red Bird Chapbooks 2019) and Mothers of the Apocalypse (Ethel Press 2019). Her recent work has appeared or is forthcoming in Josephine Quarterly, Lavender Review, Pulp Literature, Gingerbread House, the Claremont Review, and carte blanche.

PODCAST HOST AND EDITOR

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.

ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY EDITORS

MARGARET LU is a rising senior at Waubonsie Valley High. Her art and writing have been commended by the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. In addition, she is a YoungArts finalist in creative non-fiction, a New York Times finalist in editorial cartooning, and a journalist for the Chicago Tribune’s teen division, The Mash. When not writing or painting, Maggie can be found obsessing over Studio Ghibli films, attempting to sing Spanish songs, or stargazing.

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 www.vibhavkapoor.com.

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.

BLOG EDITORs

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.

MARIA PRUDENTE has written about feminist ethics for Manifest-Station and is featured in Grey Wolfe Publishing’s upcoming anthology of nonfiction short stories. Maria is a professional stage and film actress. She received her training from the Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute and graduated from the American Musical & Dramatic Academy with a concentration in Musical Theatre performance. Maria is the Content Editor at CountrySkyline, LLC and proud member of Actor’s Equity Association. She lives in NYC where she studies Creative Writing at Columbia University.

SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGERs

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.

SARAH LAO is a sophomore at the Westminster Schools in Atlanta, Georgia. She currently edits for Evolutions Magazine and reads for Polyphony Lit, and her work has been published or is forthcoming in Sooth Swarm Journal, Antiphon Poetry, and the Inflectionist Review, among others. When she is not writing, she enjoys eating scones, playing piano, and spending time with her dog.

PAST STAFF 

TRIVARNA HARIHARAN (Editor-in-Chief)

ALENA WILLBUR (Poetry Editor)

SCOTT STEVENS (Poetry Editor)

NEHARIKA GUPTA (Poetry Editor)

SHEREEN LEE (Poetry Editor)

HARNIDH KAUR (Poetry Editor)

NILESH MONDAL (Poetry Editor)

UMANG KALRA (Prose Editor)

ROHIT CHAKRABORTY (Prose Editor)

HANNAH MEYER (Prose Editor)

LIANA FU (Prose Editor)

KATRINA NITYA SUKUMARAN (Illustrator/Designer)

ADITI CHANDRA (Visual Arts Editor)

SHWETA PATHARE (Visual Arts Editor)

WILLIAM HIGGINS (Visual Arts Editor)

JASVINA SODHI (Social Media Manager)

EVAN BATOV (Social Media Manager)

PRAGYA SHARMA (Social Media Manager)

DIVYAM SHARMA (Social Media Manager)

HALEY ZILBERBERG (Intern)

PAIGE ARIELLA ROBINSON (Intern)