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Sierra Berkel

Editorial Assistant & Poetry Reader at NY Literary Magazine
Sierra is looking forward to her senior year at Haverford College in Pennsylvania, where she is working towards earning a B.A. in English with a minor in Education and Psychology. She was born and raised in Queens, New York where she resides with her family. Sierra has always loved to write and dreams to be an author. She hopes to possibly travel abroad or complete an MFA program, as well as consider a career in law after graduation.

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Erika Roberts

Erika Roberts

Editorial Assistant & Content Writer at NY Literary Magazine
Erika is a senior at Auburn University pursuing a BA in English (Public and Professional Writing), with minors in Linguistics and Creative Writing.
Reading and writing are her passions, and she's recently been hired to work as a writing consultant at Auburn's Miller Writing Center to assist students in all stages of the writing process with all forms of writing. She hopes to pursue an MFA after graduation.
Erika Roberts

Selina R. Dukes

Editorial Assistant at NY Literary Magazine
Selina is a senior studying Public and Professional Writing and Management at Auburn University. She is set to graduate in December 2017.
Selina enjoys reading international literature and exploring community literacy, both real and virtual. She is an avid blogger and promotes the expression of social commentary.

Hannah Messinger

Hannah Messinger

Assistant Editor & Poetry Reader at NY Literary Magazine
Hannah Messinger is studying English Literature with a minor in Art History at Florida State University.
She has always been an avid reader, writing and reading poetry since she was six years old.
She hopes to eventually earn a doctorate degree in literature or writing and will be graduating a year early in order to do so. She is the Managing Editor of FSU Her Campus, a member of Omicron Delta Kappa, and a member of Delta Zeta.
Hannah Messinger

Emma McGorray

Emma McGorray

Poetry Reader & Content Writer at NY Literary Magazine
Emma is a student at Kenyon College majoring in Psychology and English with an emphasis in creative writing.
Emma McGorray

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Alicia Jackson

Alicia Jackson

Social Media Manager & Content Writer at NY Literary Magazine
Alicia graduated from Auburn University, with a degree in English Technical and Professional Communication. She is an avid blogger and enjoys writing as well as outdoor photography. Alicia has a non-fiction piece published in The Auburn Circle.
Alicia Jackson

Alyssa Vigorito

Alyssa Vigorito

Assistant Editor at NY Literary Magazine
Alyssa is set to graduate from Fairfield University in 2019 with a major in English and a minor in Digital Journalism.
Currently, she's the Marketing Director and Web Editor for her University's student-run literary magazine, 'The Inkwell.' She's also a contributing writer for the magazine and has numerous poems published in their issues.
Alyssa Vigorito

Katie Shum

Katie Shum

Content Writer at NY Literary Magazine
Katie is a sophomore at Cornell University studying Applied Economics and Management, but has also grown a deep love for creative writing, poetry, and prose. When she's not writing, she loves to read, eat, and sing, and you will more often than not find her sipping black coffee and cuddling with her cat, Cloudy. Some of her favorite writers include Claudia Rankine, Chuck Palahniuk, and Haruki Murakami.
Katie Shum

Anahita Padmanabhan

Anahita Padmanabhan

Content Writer at NY Literary Magazine
Anahita is a rising senior at Emerson College, where she is majoring in Journalism and minoring in Political Science.
She is an avid reader, and never leaves for a trip without her kindle and a couple of books. She currently writes for her school's entertainment magazine and Flawless Mag.
Anahita Padmanabhan

Namrata Susan Verghese

Content Writer at NY Literary Magazine
Namrata is a rising junior and Robert W. Woodruff Scholar at Emory University, pursuing a double major in English/Creative Writing and Psychology/Linguistics. An aspiring writer, her work has appeared or is forthcoming in storySouth, Litro Magazine, VoiceCatcher, Paper Darts, and elsewhere. She loves reading, coffee, and Bollywood music (and combining all three at the same time!).

Keshia Starrett

Keshia Starrett

Poetry Reader & Editorial Assistant at NY Literary Magazine
I am an enthusiastic and creative individual, extremely passionate about poetry!
I have strong skills in the area of editing not only because I am a writer myself, but because my MA Creative Writing (University of Manchester, England) revolved around weekly workshops and editing fellow students’ work.
Recently, I won the 2017 Poetry Rivals UK Slam and my pamphlet will be published by Burning Eye Books. My work has appeared in a variety of magazines and will appear in Ink Sweat & Tears in Fall 2017.
Keshia Starrett

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    Miranda Hasty

    Miranda Hasty

    Content Writer at NY Literary Magazine
    Miranda is studying English literature at Princeton University. She will be traveling to Great Britain in the fall to study London-based literature.
    She is an avid reader and currently writes and edits for The Daily Princetonian.
    Miranda Hasty

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      Candice Wang

      Candice Wang

      Poetry Reader at NY Literary Magazine
      I will be attending Yale University in the fall.
      I've been published in the Current literary magazine and Teen Ink, and founded the PoeTea Club, which specializes in spreading awareness and appreciation of poetry throughout the student body by holding events and readings.
      I'm also acting as one of the student editors of Ashberyland, an online blog dedicated to the review of American contemporary poetry.
      Additionally, I love to write plays in my free time, and I've directed my one-acts in an annual festival called the Student Productions, produced by Theater 308 for the past two years.
      Candice Wang

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        Katherine Rendon

        Katherine Rendon

        Content Writer at NY Literary Magazine
        I'm an Elementary Literacy Specialist at The Literacy Lab/ AmeriCorps, as well as a dance coach. I enjoy reading, writing, and frequenting the gym.
        I graduated from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with my B.A. in English in two years. While in school, I was a member of two dance companies, the Feminist Student Alliance, Sigma Tau Delta, and the ECO club.
        Katherine Rendon

        Steven Orlofsky

        Steven Orlofsky

        Article Writer at NY Literary Magazine
        Steven is a rising senior at Scarsdale High School as well as the Editor-In-Chief of the high school's magazine.
        Steven Orlofsky

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        Brittany Coppla

        Brittany Coppla

        Content Writer at NY Literary Magazine
        Brittany is an incoming senior studying at Elon University in North Carolina. She is an English double major (concentrating in Literature and Creative Writing), and a Women, Gender & Sexuality studies minor.
        Throughout her three years at Elon University, she has been published twice in the award-winning 'Colonnades Literary Magazine,' and once in the environmental magazine 'Visions.' She also serves as the Colonnades' poetry editor.
        Brittany spent her fall semester of 2016 abroad in Bath, England, where she took four classes with professors from Oxford and Bath Spa University.
        Brittany Coppla

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