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Micaela Walley


Originally from Montgomery, Alabama, Micaela Walley is pursuing her B.A in English with a concentration in Creative Writing at the University of South Alabama. In her free time, Micaela enjoys writing poetry, going to baseball games, and hanging out with her four cats. After completion of her B.A, Micaela plans to pursue her M.F.A. and a career in editing and publishing.

Linh Le

Art Director

Linh Le is currently a senior pursuing a BFA in graphic design. In her free time, she likes spending time with her cat and family.

Abigail O'Neal

Art Curator

Originally born in the bluebonnet state of Texas, but raised deep in the heart of Atlanta, Georgia, Abigail O'Neal is entering her fourth year of college at the University of South Alabama. She is pursuing a Bachelor's of Fine Arts with a concentration in Graphic Design and a secondary in Printmaking. In her free time and over the summers, she works with a motion picture catering company, traveling wherever work or vacationing takes her. Obsessed with cappuccinos and craft coffee, her ideal afternoon involves working on freelance projects at home with a cup of joe, or finding the time to draw outdoors. Creative writing, design, and typography are among her greatest passions.

Pamela Hovell

Fiction Editor

Pamela Hovell is a senior undergraduate majoring in English/Creative Writing. She is the recipi-ent of the 2017 Angelia and Steven Stokes Undergraduate Creative Nonfiction Award, the 2017 USA English Department GPA Award, and the 2017-18 Spirit of Odyssey Scholarship. She served on the Editorial Board of the 2017 Oracle Fine Arts Review, and she currently works at the USA Writing Center. She spends her free time working on her first novel and a collection of short stories. She lives in the woods in Satsuma, Alabama, with her husband, children, and five cats. 

Krisha Amin

Nonfiction Editor

Krisha Amin is a sophomore from Gadsden, Alabama. She is a pre-med student by day and a visionary by night, majoring in biomedical sciences with a minor in philosophy. The Atlantic, The New Yorker, and S-Town are some of her best friends. She invests her spare time to ridiculing Starbucks flavor trends, Donald Trump, and Buzzfeed quizzes that tell her what fruit she is (mango, just for your information).

Matthew Glaser

Assistant to the Nonfiction Editor

Matthew Glaser is a senior at the University of South Alabama pursuing a B.A. in English. After his undergraduate studies, he intends to work toward a Master’s degree in Library and Information Sciences. In his free time, Matthew enjoys reading, playing video games, and daydreaming.

Anna Van Derwood 

Poetry Editor

Anna Van Derwood is a Mobile native in the process of obtaining a degree in Creative Writing and a minor in Gender Studies. They aspire to a career as a content editor for a publishing house, as well as having their own work published. When not in class or asleep, Van Derwood is a poet, musician, and social justice advocate.

Isabella Jetten

Assistant to the Poetry Editor

Isabella Jetten is a student assistant and sophomore at the University of South Alabama where she is working toward a B.A. in English/Creative Writing. She plans to pursue a career in editing, as well as having her own work traditionally published. An avid writer, reader, artist, movie buff, and dreamer, she loves art, from visual to literary, and above all, its ability to make us feel.