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Leadership

Peter LaBerge

Founder & Editor-in-Chief

Garrett Biggs

Managing Editor / Director of Programs

Heidi Seaborn

Executive Editor

Genre Editors

Emily Cinquemani

Poetry Editor

Kate Gaskin

Poetry Editor

Lisa Hiton

Poetry Editor

Wayne Johns

Poetry Editor

Isabella Nilsson

Prose Editor

Talin Tahajian

Poetry Editor

Jenny Tinghui Zhang

Prose Editor

Staff Readers: Poetry Team

Mary Ardery

Poetry Reader

Christian Arthur

Poetry Reader

Wale Ayinla

Poetry Reader

Chelsea Bunn

Poetry Reader

Daniel Blokh

Poetry Reader

Sasha Carney

Poetry Reader

Lucy Catlett

Poetry Reader

Kell Connor

Poetry Reader

Chris Crowder

Poetry Reader

Tige DeCoster

Poetry Reader

Claire Denson

Poetry Reader

Steven Duong

Poetry Reader

Reed Everette

Poetry Reader

Elizabeth Forsythe

Poetry Reader

Michael Frazier

Poetry Reader

Gavin Yuan Gao

Poetry Reader

Henry Goldkamp

Poetry Reader

Cory Hutchinson-Reuss

Poetry Reader

Nanya Jhingran

Poetry Reader

Tatiana Johnson-Boria

Poetry Reader

Seelai Karzai

Poetry Reader

Eunice Kim

Poetry Reader

Abbie Kiefer

Poetry Reader

Ben Kline

Poetry Reader

Cody Koester

Poetry Reader

Mari Kramer

Poetry Reader

Rebekkah Leigh LaBlue

Poetry Reader

Corinne Leong

Poetry Reader

Rachel Ka Yin Leung

Poetry Reader

Jeffrey Liao

Poetry Reader

Esther Lin

Poetry Reader

Anthony Thomas Lombardi

Poetry Reader

Chloe Martinez

Poetry Reader

Jeff McRae

Poetry Reader

Rebecca Mennecke

Poetry Reader

Kathryn Merwin

Poetry Reader

Peter H. Michaels

Poetry Reader

Shareen K. Murayama

Poetry Reader

Jae Nichelle

Poetry Reader

Greg Nicholl

Poetry Reader

Carolyn Orosz

Poetry Reader

Julia O’Sullivan

Poetry Reader

Alejandro Pérez

Poetry Reader

Harley Phleger

Poetry Reader

Jessica Regione

Poetry Reader

Jayme Ringleb

Poetry Reader

Jess Smith

Poetry Reader

Jonathan Teklit

Poetry Reader

Matthew Tuckner

Poetry Reader

Lloyd Wallace

Poetry Reader

Haines Whitacre

Poetry Reader

Jim Whiteside

Poetry Reader

Lizabeth Yandel

Poetry Reader

Gisselle Yepes

Poetry Reader

Staff Readers: Prose Team

Brianne Allen

Prose Reader

Samantha Cody

Prose Reader

Marisa Crane

Prose Reader

Delia Maria Davis

Prose Reader

Sean Ennis

Prose Reader

Caroline Fleischauer

Prose Reader

Chelsey Grasso

Prose Reader

Robin Hendricks

Prose Reader

Will Howard

Prose Reader

Carrie Hsu

Prose Reader

Gunnar Jaeck 

Prose Reader

Hadiyyah Kuma

Prose Reader

William Leggat

Prose Reader

Megan Lunny

Prose Reader

Amy Lyons

Prose Reader

Joe Nasta

Prose Reader

Maggie O’Brien

Prose Reader

Ife Olatona

Prose Reader

Dara Passano

Prose Reader

Klara Pokrzywa

Prose Reader

Ellen Rhudy

Prose Reader

Angie Romines

Prose Reader

Juliana Roth

Prose Reader

Eric Shattuck

Prose Reader

Thomas Waddill

Prose Reader

Jieyan Wang

Prose Reader

Katherine Xiong

Prose Reader

Emily Yang

Prose Reader

Editorial Ops Team

Darnell “DeeSoul” Carson

Editorial Assistant

Katherine Chou

Editorial Manager

May Huang

Copy Editor

Sheng Kao

Web Editor

Content Team

Bailey Bujnosek

Staff Spotlight Correspondent

Ally Findlay

Content Editor

Jeffrey Wang

Content Writer

Mentorship Team

Ollie Kim Dupuy

Community Associate

Peter LaBerge

Program Founder

John Allen Taylor

Program Co-Director

Marketing Team

Marina Chen

Email Marketing Associate

Miranda Cooper

Social Media Manager

Peter Fera

Marketing Associate

Genevieve Hartman

Content Manager

Isabelle Sakelaris

Email Marketing Manager

Kate Sweeny

Marketing Director

Rachel Alatalo

Content Intern

Sage Braziel

Content Intern

Kateri Kramer

Designer

Sarah Lao

Content Intern

Youngseo Lee

Content Intern

Uma Menon

Content Intern

Isabel Prioleau

Content Intern

McKenna Ritter

Content Intern

Maia Siegel

Content Intern

Ivy Tica

Content Intern

Grace Wang

Content Intern

Finance Team

Simran Bhakta

Finance Manager

Erin Moon White

Nonprofit Manager

Join Our Team

Here at The Adroit Journal, we’re incredibly excited to continue to grow the editorial and non-editorial sides of our staff. Do you think you could be the perfect addition to our team? We can’t wait to hear from you!

PREVIOUS STAFF MEMBERS – ARCHIVE

Leadership
Sarah Fletcher (2012-13), Alexa Derman (2013-15), and Lucia LoTempio (2015-16).

Genre Editors
Ameerah Arjanee (2011-14), Derrick Austin (2019), Connor Cook (2011-13), Magen Eissenstat (2011-15), Namita Krishnamurthy (2011-12), Kratika Mishra (2011-13), Samantha Ardoin (2012-13), Elizabeth Ballou (2012-15), Russell Bogue (2012-14), Linda Ge (2012-13), Kamden Hilliard (2012-14), Katherine Frain (2013-14), Kaitlin Jennrich (2013-15), Charles Ramsay McCrory (2013-15), Aaron Robertson (2013-15), Cody Ernst (2014-17), Michelle Donahue (2014-17), Jackson Holbert (2014-18), Shelley Whitaker (2014-19), Anthony Veasna So (2015-19), Jesse De Angelis (2016-18), Peter Grimes (2017), and Liz Breazeale (2018-19), Leslie Sainz (2019).

Staff Readers
Aria Aber, Nicole Acton, Natalie Aflalo, Tolu Agbelusi, Maryam Ahmad, Julia Aizuss, Olivia Alger, Rachael Allen, Mariel Alonzo, Madeline Anderson, Arman Avasia, Colin Bailes, Luisa Banchoff, Bindu Bansinath, Jenna Bao, Samantha Bares, Abaigh Barlow, Lesya Bazylewicz, Emily Bernard, Ninad Bhat, Pritha Bhattacharyya, Destiny O. Birdsong, Ellie Black, Emma Bleker, Daniel Blokh, Tom Bosworth, Andre Bouyssonouse, Meg Boyles, Hannah Boysko, Michael Brashear, Mayan Braude, Hayden Bunker, Kim Bussing, William Ward Butler, Sage Calder Hahn, Walker Caplan, David Carey, Nicky Cayless, Alexander Cendrowski, Dorothy Chan, Leila Chatti, Yongyu Chen, Haeyeon (Tina) Cho, Alexandria Chu, Helena Chung, Yennifer Clarin, Anna Conner, Preston Cooper, Madeleine Cravens, Elizabeth Crowdy, Nathan Cummings, Jade Cuttle, Marc Decitre, Lane Devers, Sarah Jo DeVore, Trang Dinh, Aline Dolinh, Allison Donohue, Bowen Dunnan, Noah Dversdall, Mars Early-Hubelbank, Maya Eashwaran, Trista Edwards, Elliot Eglash, Mica Evans, Caroline Fairey, Julia Falkner, Summer Farah, Lisa Favicchia, Joseph Felkers, Marlin Figgins, Julia Fine, Lily Fishman, Kathryn Fitzpatrick, Will Fraizer, Idalia Friedson, Samantha Futhey, Theresa Gaffney, Cassie Garison, Ashleigh Gill, Piper Lane, Matty Layne Glasgow, Hannah Goldstein, Stefania Gomez, Alina Grabowski, Kimberly Grabowski Strayer, Hannah Green, Emma Grillo, Ivy Grimes, Jaclyn Grimm, Dominic Gualco, Rebecca Gyllenhaal, Adam Hamze, Kate Hao, Alex Hartley, Jordan Harper, Edil Hassan, Sara Mae Henke, Nora Henrie, Miles Hewitt, Julia Hogan, Allison Huang, Nancy Huang, Kinsale Hueston, Claire Hurley, Y. Jelal Huyler, Sierra Jacob, Michelle Jia, Zane Johnson, Emma Joss, Caleb Kaiser, Christos Kalli, Maya Kaul, Ravneet Kaur Sandhu, Caroline Kelley, Chloe Kim, Heidi Kim, Maddie Kim, Hannah Knowles, Daniel Kovalcik, Tom Kozlowski, Dan Kraines, Rich Larson, Claire Lee, Tucker Leighty-Phillips, Rachel Leung, Jared Levy, Rachel Lewis, Jessie Li, Allison Light, Rachel Litchman, Yi-Ling Liu, Carol Lubin, Casey Lynch, Emily Mack, Alice Maglio, Christopher Mahon, Rick Manayan, Lip Manegio, Victoria Mao, Christine Marella, Cahaley Markman, Ariana McGinn, Molly McGinnis, James McKenna, Kathryn McMahon, Liana Meffert, Andrea Mendoza Perez, Chloe Michaelidis, Isadora Milanez, Rose Miles, Fatima Mohie-Eldin, Eliza Moley, Joanna Moley, Leona Vander Molen, Emily Morris, Catherine Mosier-Mills, Da’Shawn Mosley, Meghana Mysore, Jackson Neal, Mia Nelson, Kimarlee Nguyen, Amelia Nierenberg, Nkosi Nkululeko, Daniel T. O’Brien, Aaron Orbey, Syra Ortiz-Blanes, Deonte Osayande, Olatunde Osinaike, Sophie Paquette, Roger Pellegrini, Rushing Pittman, Meghann Plunkett, Michael Pontacoloni, Andy Powell, Varun Ravindran, Caitlin Richardson, Kathleen Radigan, Ben Read, Rachel Reeher, Frances Revel, Matthew Ridley, Amie Souza Reilly, Saga Ringmar, Danny Rothschild, Tom Rowe, Sofia Rower, Dominique Salas, Iris Samuels, Julie Sanchez, Melita Schmeckpeper, Margaret Schnabel, Shakthi Shrima, Amanda Silberling, Ryan Skaryd, Keenan Teddy Smith Audrey Spensley, Jennifer Sperry Steinorth, Taylor Strickland, Pauline Suwanban, Crystal Sung, Scott Szpisjak, Avia Tadmor, Oriana Tang, Valerie Taylor, Parisa Thepmankorn, Jacqueline Winter Thomas, Emily Tian, Ben Togut, Emma Townley-Smith, Amish Trivedi, Rebecca Tseng, Ryan Wagahoff, Kara Kai Wang, Roy White, Isaac Williams, Spencer Williams, Dalia Wolfson, Nicole Wong, Jules Wood, Chelsy Jiayi Wu, Tiffany Xie, Jay G. Ying, Chun San Yong, Alex C. Zhang, Carrie Zhang, Emily Zhao, Ashley Zhou, Grace Zhou, Alexander Zitzner, Claire Zlotnicki, Julie Zuckerman

Art Staff
Michele Selene Ang, Brannon Dorsey, Will Erwin, Jessica Suhr, Lathan Vargason, and Emily Zhang.

Mentorship Team
S. Brook Corfman, Kris Faatz, Polina Solovyeva, Emma Townley-Smith, Caleb Kaiser, Molly McGinnis, Carly Joy Miller, and Douglas Ray.

Marketing, Web, & Operations Team
Stephanie Chang, Samuel Clark, Amelia Van Donsel, Nadia Farjami, Stephanie Fieseher, Kelly Han, Eileen Huang, Katrina Lee, Annie Li, Laurin Becker Macios, Archita Mittra, Claire Oleson, Kaila Philo, Samantha Slupski, Zoe Stoller, Bradley Trumpfheller, Kaitlyn Wang, Macrina Wang, Becky Wolfson, Cindy Xie, and Justin Zhu.

Content Team
Claire August, Bindu Bansinath, Ariella Carmell, Darren Chang, Peter Chappell, Corey Dahl, Derick Edgren, Aidan Forster, Henry Heidger, Audrey Kim, Esther Lee, Joanna Moley, Gillian Pelkonen, Brynne Rebele-Henry, Imogen Shaw, Amanda Silberling, Eloise Sims, Meimei Xu, and Audrey Zhao.

Internship Team
Shira Abramovich, Claire Ahn, Amelia Chen, Michael Ivory, Kyubin Kong, Sophia Li, Jennifer Liu, Maria Mendoza, Meena Rakasi, Jessie Seng, Derek Song, Nathan Phuong, Katie Pyontek, Cindy Xie, and Jisoo Hope Yoon