Editorial Assistants

Katie BickKatie Bick is studying English at the University of Chicago. She is currently on the editorial staff of Euphony and Diskord magazines at the University, and has previously worked as an editorial intern with DBusiness Magazine. Her work has been published in The Crab Orchard Review, Third Wednesday, and The Dunes Review. Katie’s interests include American modernist poetry, the formative intersections between media at the turn of the century, and strawberry milkshakes.

Michell DonfrioMichelle Donfrio works as an Advertising Media Supervisor in Chicago. Before working in advertising, she wrote across genres as an intern at WGN Television, as a freelance writer for Village Profile, and as a teen board member of the Joliet Herald News. She is currently working on a Masters in Writing and Publishing at DePaul University. She’s also a poetry reader at Minerva Rising literary journal and Story Coordinator/Editor for New Life for Haiti. Michelle has recently published in Silver Birch Press’s The Great Gatsby Anthology and in the online journal Crack the Spine, selecting her as a featured writer.

Chelsea HarrisChelsea M. Harris received the Follet Graduate Merit Award to pursue an MFA in creative writing at Columbia College Chicago. She was named to Glimmer Train’s top 25 list for their very short fiction award and has had work published in Cigale Literary Magazine, Cleaver Magazine, and Quaint Magazine. She is currently working on a collection of short stories.


Tom HrycykThomas Hrycyk is a DePaul University graduate who has focused his time to helping other writers. Whether editing personal statements for law school applicants or discussing pronoun-antecedent agreement within a poetry chapbook, Tom has seen enough writing to take his own stab at short stories within the past few years. He has published NFL/NBA-related articles for multiple sites and has been nominated for poetry awards, including ISCC out of college. His novella, L’Amande et La Fleur will be published by The Wapshott Press at the beginning of 2016.