testbiopicKayla Dale

Nonfiction / Design Editor

Kayla Dale is a senior double-majoring in Creative Writing and Literature.  Her poetry, artwork, and photography have been published in both Italics Mine and Submissions Magazine on the Purchase campus.  While she mostly dabbles in fiction-writing, her expression stretches across a wide array of media, including painting, sketching, journaling, and (amateur) photography.


testbiopicLouisa Fenichell

Poetry / Art Editor

Loisa Fenichell is a senior Creative Writing and Literature double major. She has been published in literary magazines such as Bottlecap Press’ blog, Submissions Magazine, Boston Accent Lit, The Rising Phoenix Review, Electric Cereal, Winter Tangerine Review, Italics Mine, Little River, and The Ash Tree Journal and has attended New York State Summer Writers’ Institute in Saratoga, NY. She is passionate about Tetris and her phone’s flashlight feature.


testbiopicAshley Fields

Poetry Editor / Advertising Team

Ashley Fields is a Junior Creative Writing major at SUNY Purchase. She is published anonymously in YCteen magazine, and works at a dance studio in Brooklyn on her free time. Her spirit animal is Percy Jackson and she idolizes even stranger things like the number 11. After spending years finding her identity and struggling with self-appreciation, she pushes to continue that through her writing, and hopes to connect to her own readers in the same situation.

“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. A man who never reads only lives one.” -George R.R. Martin.

(Ironically, Ashley is not a fan of Game of Thrones.)


testbiopicLunes Lucien

Poetry Editor / Design Team

Lunes Lucien is a junior liberal arts major who finds solace in the words of authors. She strives to impact people with her ideas and create a world where everyone can find a voice. “ Our backs tell stories no books have the spine to carry”

-Rupi Kaur



testbiopicZarira Love

Fiction Editor / Marketing Team

Zarira Love is a junior in the creative writing department. She is published in the latest issue of the SUNY-wide literary magazine Gandy Dancer. Too timid and weak to succeed in her desired career as a professional wrestler, she is pursuing a creative writing degree in the hopes of one day becoming a member of World Wrestling Entertainment’s creative board.

 testbiopicFinola McDonald

Poetry Editor / Web Manager

Finola McDonald is a third year creative writing student at SUNY Purchase. Her work has appeared in Barely There Magazine and Italics Mine. Besides poetry, Finola also enjoys foxes and consuming copious amounts of coffee.




testbiopicLiz Schack

Fiction Editor

Liz Schack is a senior at SUNY Purchase and is currently majoring in Creative Writing. She also is the head of the advice column in another on-campus literary magazine, Gutter Mag. Liz can usually be found chitting-the-chat with folks about books, films, clowns, and spaghetti. One time at a thrift store, she stumbled upon a copy of Ulysses that was signed by Adrien Brody.

“If my life wasn’t funny it would just be true, and that is unacceptable.”- Carrie Fischer

testbiopicVee Weeks

Fiction Editor / Marketing Team

Vee Weeks is a junior majoring in creative writing. She almost exclusively writes young adult fiction, and particularly admires Looking For Alaska, by John Green, and Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson series. Vee likes to read, listen to music, and drink Starbucks.