Alexis Wright–Editor-in-Chief

Alexis Wright is a Junior English major with a minor in Christian Studies.  A poet, linguaphile, and avid grammarian, she is fascinated by language as well as the written word and hopes to use both to attest to the marvelous works of God, the Creator of all things. She also enjoys knitting, playing her ukulele, learning Hebrew, and planning her June wedding with Jay Chambers.



Destiny Killian–Co-Editor

Destiny Killian is a junior English and Liberal Arts double major with a double minor in Psychology and French. After graduation, she has plans to go into the field of editing and publishing. In her spare time, she enjoys writing poetry and learning to play guitar. She loves the little things in life best, including reading, practicing her photography, and having tea with her friends.


Tayla Vannelli–Assistant Co-editor

Tayla Vannelli is a freshman at Shorter University with a major in English, hoping to one day become a literary agent. When she was sixteen, Tayla wrote a 300-page science fiction/psychological horror novel. She is the writer of the short stories in this edition of the Chimes and is honored to be represented here.



David Thompson–Advertising Manager

David Thompson is a senior English, Communication Studies, and Liberal Arts triple major with a minor in French. A four-year member of The Chimes, he is also the president of Alpha Chi Honor Society and a member of the Shorter Honors Academy. His work has been published in newspapers, magazines, and online journals.



Jay Chambers–Event Coordinator

Jay Chambers is a senior Christian Studies Major from Centre, AL and the pastor of Parkview Baptist Church in Rome, GA. He spends his time reading, playing various tabletop games, writing poetry, and drinking too much coffee. He is engaged to Alexis Wright and is looking forward to their June wedding.


Shea Cook–Marketing Coordinator

Shea is a sophomore accounting major. She lives interpretive sign, reading, writing, and helping others. When she finishes college, she wants to help missionaries and has dedicated her life to giving God glory and doing his will.


Morgan Maxwell–Graphic Designer

Morgan Maxwell is a sophomore at Shorter University and is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry. He is a member of The Chimes, as well as president of the Student Art League. Morgan’s literary and artistic tastes can only be described as eclectic, drawing from various genres and styles.



Dr. Fabrice Poussin–Faculty Advisor

Fabrice Poussin teaches French and English at Shorter University. Author of novels, poetry, and photography, his work has appeared in more than 500 publications worldwide. He frequently travels to the American West to find the solace which those magnificent lands provide. There he finds inspiration for his art and a simpler lifestyle.