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Leadership

Peter LaBerge

Founder & Editor-in-Chief

Heidi Seaborn

Executive Editor

Iris A. Law

Managing Editor

Kalpana Negi

Senior Editor

David Roderick

Director of Content

Kate Sweeney

Marketing Director

John Allen Taylor

Mentorship Director

Anne Marie Wells

Non-Profit Manager

Hantian Zhang

Hantian Zhang

Finance Manager

Genre Editors

Marissa Castrigno

Prose/Nonfiction Editor

Emily Cinquemani

Poetry Editor

Chris Crowder

Poetry Editor

Caroline Fairey

Prose Editor

Kate Gaskin

Poetry Editor

Katerina Ivanov Prado

Katerina Ivanov Prado

Prose Editor

Eugenia Leigh

Poetry Editor

Francisco Márquez

Poetry Editor

Eric Shattuck

Eric Shattuck

Prose Editor

D.S. Waldman

Poetry Editor

Jenny Tinghui Zhang

Consulting Editor

Staff Readers: Poetry Team

Isaiah Gbenga Adepoju

Poetry Reader

Temperance Aghamohammadi

Poetry Reader

Muiz Opeyemi Ajayi

Poetry Reader

Sarkis Antonyan

Poetry Reader

Subhaga Crystal Bacon

Poetry Reader

Sam Baker

Poetry Reader

Miguel Barretto Garcia

Poetry Reader

Ayomide Bayowa

Poetry Reader

Sarah Renee Beach

Poetry Reader

Nadia Bongo

Poetry Reader

Annie Cao

Poetry Reader

Miles Cayman

Poetry Reader

Mbizo Chirasha

Poetry Reader

Lauren Claus

Poetry Reader

Claire Denson

Poetry Reader

Natalie Dunn

Poetry Reader

Isabelle Edgar

Poetry Reader

Morgan English

Poetry Reader

Shawna Ervin

Poetry Reader

Alana Esposito

Poetry Reader

Gavin Yuan Gao

Poetry Reader

Samantha Grenrock

Poetry Reader

Kathryn Haemmerle

Poetry Reader

Aisha Hamid

Poetry Reader

Javeria Hasnain

Poetry Reader

Gretchen Heyer

Poetry Reader

Carolina Hotchandani

Poetry Reader

Kaitlin Hsu

Poetry Reader

Cory Hutchinson-Reuss

Poetry Reader

Dabin Jeong

Poetry Reader

Jared Joseph

Poetry Reader

Virginia Kane

Poetry Reader

Mackenzie Kean

Poetry Reader

Abbie Kiefer

Poetry Reader

Divyasri Krishnan

Poetry Reader

Jane Laurence

Poetry Reader

Corinne Leong

Poetry Reader

Giovanna Lomanto

Poetry Reader

Eric Morris

Poetry Reader

Rebecca Morton

Poetry Reader

Shareen Murayama

Poetry Reader

Eli Nachimson

Poetry Reader

Jenna Nesky

Poetry Reader

C. Hiatt O’Connor

Poetry Reader

Michael O’Ryan

Poetry Reader

Cynthia Parker-Ohene

Poetry Reader

Mayowa Oyewale

Poetry Reader

Natalie Perman

Poetry Reader

Devi Sastry

Poetry Reader

Christine Scanlon

Poetry Reader

Joyce Schmid

Poetry Reader

Mit Shelke

Poetry Reader

Avantika Singh

Poetry Reader

Tola Sylvan

Poetry Reader

Kylan Tatum

Poetry Reader

Meagan Washington

Poetry Reader

Jim Whiteside

Poetry Reader

Kenton Yee

Poetry Reader

Emily Zogbi

Poetry Reader

Staff Readers: Prose Team

Som Adedayor

Prose Reader

Caroline Fleischauer

Prose Reader

Nick Gardner

Prose Reader

Bruna Gomes

Prose Reader

Amanda Hawkins

Prose Reader

Sarah Hofmann

Prose Reader

Matthew Ineman

Prose Reader

Enshia Li

Prose Reader

Olesya Lyuzna

Prose Reader

Chase Melton

Prose Reader

Paz O’Farrell

Prose Reader

Jazmin Papadopoulos

Prose Reader

Will Pewitt

Prose Reader

Iris Preaker

Prose Reader

Cora Schipa

Prose Reader

Paul Van Sickle

Prose Reader

Jieyan Wang

Prose Reader

Sarah Wu

Prose Reader

Emma Zhang

Prose Reader

Editorial Ops Team

Matilda Lin Berke

Editorial Manager

Dené K. Dryden

Web Editor

Content Team

Ally Findlay

Content Editor

Reuben Gelley Newman

Content Editor

Sam Casto Hollman

Content Editor

Divya Mehrish

Content Intern

Marketing Team

Autumn Koors Foltz

Social Media Manager

Victoria Lau

Marketing Coordinator

Isabelle Sakelaris

Email Marketing Manager

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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), Lucia LoTempio (2015-16), Lauren R. Korn (2018-20), Garrett Biggs (2015-21), and Dolapo Demuren (2021-22).

Genre Editors
Ameerah Arjanee (2011-14), 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), Talin Tahajian (2014-22), Shelley Whitaker (2014-19), Isabella Nilsson (2015-21), Anthony Veasna So (2015-19), Jesse De Angelis (2016-18), Lisa Hiton (2016-22), Peter Grimes (2017), Wayne Johns (2017-21), Liz Breazeale (2018-19), Derrick Austin (2019), and 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, Mary Ardery, Christian Arthur, Wale Ayinla, Lukas Bacho, 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, Chelsea Bunn, Kim Bussing, William Ward Butler, Sara Carmichael, Walker Caplan, David Carey, Lucy Catlett, Nicky Cayless, Alexander Cendrowski, Dorothy Chan, Leila Chatti, Amelia Chen, Yongyu Chen, Haeyeon (Tina) Cho, Alexandria Chu, Helena Chung, Yennifer Clarin, Jo Clark, Samantha Xiao Cody, Anna Conner, Kell Connor, Preston Cooper, Andres Cordoba, Marisa Crane, Madeleine Cravens, Elizabeth Crowdy, Nathan Cummings, Jade Cuttle, Bianca Darby-Matteoda, Adrienne Davich, Delia Davis, Marc Decitre, Tige DeCoster, Lane Devers, Sarah Jo DeVore, Trang Dinh, Aline Dolinh, Allison Donohue, Bowen Dunnan, Steven Duong, Noah Dversdall, Mars Early-Hubelbank, Maya Eashwaran, Trista Edwards, Elliot Eglash, Sean Ennis, Mica Evans, Reed Everette, Julia Falkner, Summer Farah, Lisa Favicchia, Alyson Favilla, Joseph Felkers, Marlin Figgins, Julia Fine, Lily Fishman, Kathryn Fitzpatrick, Elizabeth Forsythe, Michael Frazier, Will Fraizer, Idalia Friedson, Samantha Futhey, Theresa Gaffney, Cassie Garison, Ashleigh Gill, Matty Layne Glasgow, Henry Goldkamp, Hannah Goldstein, Stefania Gomez, Ellie Gordon, Alina Grabowski, Chelsey Grasso, Hannah Green, Emma Grillo, Ivy Grimes, Jaclyn Grimm, Dominic Gualco, Dedeepya Guthikonda, Rebecca Gyllenhaal, Sage Calder Hahn, Adam Hamze, Kate Hao, Alex Hartley, Jordan Harper, Edil Hassan, Elijah Rushing Hayes, Sara Mae Henke, Nora Henrie, Miles Hewitt, Julia Hogan, Trish Hopkinson, Maison Horton, Will Howard, Allison Huang, Nancy Huang, Kinsale Hueston, Claire Hurley, Y. Jelal Huyler, Sierra Jacob, Gunnar Jaeck, Michelle Jia, Nanya Jhingran, Zane Johnson, Emma Joss, Caleb Kaiser, Christos Kalli, Seelai Karzai, Maya Kaul, Caroline Kelley, Chloe Kim, Heidi Kim, Maddie Kim, Ben Kline, Hannah Knowles, Cody Koester, Silas Jones, Daniel Kovalcik, Tom Kozlowski, Dan Kraines, Mari Kramer, Hadiyyah Kuma, Rebekkah LaBlue, Piper Lane, Rich Larson, Lily Lauver Claire Lee, William Leggat, Tucker Leighty-Phillips, Rachel Leung, Blake Levario, Jared Levy, Rachel Lewis, Jessie Li, Jeffrey Liao, Allison Light, Rachel Litchman, Yi-Ling Liu, Anthony Thomas Lombardi, Carol Lubin, Megan Lunny, Casey Lynch, Amy Lyons, Emily Mack, Alice Maglio, Christopher Mahon, Fatima Malik, Rick Manayan, Lip Manegio, Victoria Mao, Christine Marella, Cahaley Markman, Ariana McGinn, Molly McGinnis, James McKenna, Kathryn McMahon, Timothy Thomas McNeely, Jeff McRae, Liana Meffert, Rebecca Mennecke, Kathryn Merwin, Chloe Michaelidis, Peter H. Michaels, Isadora Milanez, Rose Miles, Fatima Mohie-Eldin, Eliza Moley, Joanna Moley, Emily Morris, Catherine Mosier-Mills, Da’Shawn Mosley, Shareen K. Murayama, Meghana Mysore, Su Nadeau, Joe Nasta, Jackson Neal, Mia Nelson, Kimarlee Nguyen, Jae Nichelle, Caleb Nichols, Amelia Nierenberg, Nkosi Nkululeko, Daniel T. O’Brien, Maggie O’Brien, Julia O’Sullivan, Ife Olatona, Aaron Orbey, Carolyn Orosz, Syra Ortiz-Blanes, Deonte Osayande, Olatunde Osinaike, Dara Passano, Sophie Paquette, Rhiya Pau, Roger Pellegrini, Alejandro Pérez, Andrea Mendoza Perez, Eleanor Peters, Harley Phleger, Rushing Pittman, Meghann Plunkett, Michael Pontacoloni, Klara Pokrzywa, Andy Powell, Jenny Qi, Varun Ravindran, Caitlin Richardson, Kathleen Radigan, Ben Read, Rachel Reeher, Jessica Regione, Frances Revel, Rachel Reidenbaugh, Amie Souza Reilly, Matthew Ridley, Saga Ringmar, Juliana Roth, Danny Rothschild, Tom Rowe, Sofia Rower, Amy Sailer, Dominique Salas, Iris Samuels, Julie Sanchez, Ravneet Kaur Sandhu, Melita Schmeckpeper, Margaret Schnabel, Shakthi Shrima, Amanda Silberling, Ryan Skaryd, Jess Smith, Keenan Teddy Smith, Audrey Spensley, Ariel So, Jennifer Sperry Steinorth, Kimberly Grabowski Strayer, Taylor Strickland, Pauline Suwanban, Crystal Sung, Scott Szpisjak, Avia Tadmor, Oriana Tang, Valerie Taylor, Jonathan Teklit, Parisa Thepmankorn, Jacqueline Winter Thomas, Emily Tian, Ben Togut, Emma Townley-Smith, Amish Trivedi, Rebecca Tseng, Matthew Tuckner, Leona Vander Molen, Thomas Waddill, Ryan Wagahoff, Lloyd Wallace, Kara Kai Wang, Haines Whitacre, Alice White, Roy White, Isaac Williams, Spencer Williams, Dalia Wolfson, Nicole Wong, Jules Wood, Chelsy Jiayi Wu, Tiffany Xie, Katherine Xiong, Lizabeth Yandel, Emily Yang, Gisselle Yepes, Jay G. Ying, Chun San Yong, Alex C. Zhang, Carrie Zhang, Emily Zhao, Ashley Zhou, Grace Zhou, Alexander Zitzner, Claire Zlotnicki, and Julie Zuckerman.

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

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

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

Content Team
Claire August, Bindu Bansinath, Bailey Bujnosek, Ariella Carmell, Darren Chang, Peter Chappell, Marina Chen, Corey Dahl, Derick Edgren, Peter Fera, Aidan Forster, Henry Heidger, Audrey Kim, Kateri Kramer, Esther Lee, Emily Marquis, Joanna Moley, Gillian Pelkonen, Brynne Rebele-Henry, Imogen Shaw, Amanda Silberling, Eloise Sims, Jeffery Wang, Meimei Xu, and Audrey Zhao.

Internship Team
Shira Abramovich, Claire Ahn, Rachel Alatalo, Sage Braziel, Amelia Chen, Michael Ivory, Ariel Kim, Kyubin Kong, Sarah Lao, Youngseo Lee, Sophia Li, Jennifer Liu, Maria Mendoza, Uma Menon, Meena Rakasi, Jessie Seng, Derek Song, Nathan Phuong, Katie Pyontek, Isabel Prioleau, McKenna Ritter, Maia Siegel, Ivy Tica, Grace Wang, Cindy Xie, and Jisoo Hope Yoon.