Staff

Isabel Borgers – Editor-in-Chief

Isabel is a senior English major with a minor in Spanish. When she isn’t reading during her free time, she is writing, listening to soundtracks, hanging out with family, and ranting about literature to friends. She currently works in the Rome Library.


Hayley Arthur – Assistant Editor

Hayley Arthur is a dual-enrollment student at Shorter University who is passionate about the Lord, writing, literature, art, and people. She hopes to one day become an English teacher to nurture other students like—and unlike—herself. When she’s not doing homework, Hayley is spending time with loved ones, walking her dog, or singing musical theater songs in the shower. Don’t worry, she’ll be back to academia in no time.


Contessa Heiskell – Assistant Editor

Contessa Heiskell is a senior at Shorter University. She is an English major with a double minor in Christian Studies and Professional Writing. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends and loves reading, journaling, photography. When she graduates, she is considering becoming a book editor.


Hannah McDuffie

Hannah McDuffie is a sophomore psychology major and art minor. She plans to attend graduate school in order to become a licensed professional counselor. She is in the Shorter symphonic band, student council, English club, BCM, and the Chimes. She enjoys writing, painting, playing the flute, and working out. Hannah has written two novels.


Sierra Withers

Sierra Withers is working towards a major in Psychology and a double minor in Professional writing and Graphic Design. She hopes to be the author of many books. In her free time, she loves to be with her family, rabbits, and make digital art.


Dr. Zack Strait – Faculty Advisor

Zack Strait received his Ph.D. in Creative Writing from Florida State University. His poetry has appeared in Poetry and Ploughshares, among other magazines. He teaches literature and creative writing at Shorter University.