Isaac Russo started Millennial Pulp in 2020 with an eye towards showcasing the modern artist, whatever their medium. It all began while working on the literary magazine at his college, where he discovered a love for the publication side of the writer's world, a passion that still burns bright today.
Rachel has a BA in poetry from Hampshire College, and is always looking for new ways to become involved in the literary community. When not managing MP, Rachel is editing manuscripts for Green Writers Press, or heading to the next bluegrass festival!
Haley has been interested in the creative side of life since she was a kid. She is in the process of getting her degree in Studio Art at Western Illinois University, and is really proud to be a part of something that will help to promote local artists like herself. Haley dabbles in all sorts of visual art mediums, such as drawing, painting, and printmaking!
Sophie Bartolotta graduated from Northwestern with a degree in journalism and a minor in TV/film studies. She is also a public relations professional, and an Ohioan currently living in Chicago. Sophie writes a weekly newsletter about pop culture, food, and embarrassing life moments called It's Always Sophie in Chicago. She loves to read, write, cook, talk about the Midwest, and watch too much TV.
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Christiana Martin is a senior English major at Messiah College. She loves art in all forms: dance, design, literature, you name it. She is a hardcore bluestocking and loves compound words. When she's not polishing literary works, you can find Christiana with her nose in a book, tap dancing, or posting occasionally on her blog, Hello Humanity.
Rishi Nijhawan has been interested in poetry ever since the third grade, when his poem got published in a poetry book. In addition, he has taken several creative writing and poetry classes in college. Rishi graduated from BU Cum Laude with a degree in Management Studies. You will most likely find him playing Magic the Gathering, and streaming something.
Sydney is a nameless thing living at the bottom of a bottomless pit. They subsist only on spite and Chai Lattes; you can find Sydney in their spare time, watching movies like Clownado.
Kayla Wentz entered the field of publishing as the fiction selection editor of the University of Nebraska at Kearney’s literary journal. She is currently employed by the university as an online writing tutor and is conducting university-funded research on the poetry of Percy Shelley. She will be graduating in May 2020 with a BA in English.
Alix started his path as an artist in grade school, with a passion for painting and drawing. He developed a flair for photography in middle school, when his uncle gifted him a camera for Christmas. In high school Alix started to write, telling the stories he wanted to read yet nobody else was writing. He finished his first novel before the age of 25 and has since been working on getting it published.
Andrew Boulos is a writer/poet living in Orlando, Florida. He started writing in high school and can credit his initial gravitation towards literature as an art form to live spoken word performances. Andrew has an Associates Degree from the University of Central Florida and works full time as an Archive Clerk for a law firm in the downtown Orlando area. He is excited to help give other artists a platform to present their work.
Daniel Flosi is a husband and dad living in the greater Seattle area, where he is consumed by story and poetry. Daniel hopes one day to find himself dispersed back into Earth, or between words and page, or as blackness on the crow's wing.
Melissa Gessner is a Towson University alumna with a BS in Journalism and minor in Creative Writing. She expresses herself through photography, poetry, and singing. Her first publication was the photograph, "Daydreaming," in Grub Street's Vol. 67. Melissa's more current photography, "Serenity," was published in Ember Chasm Review's first issue. Melissa aspires to earn a MFA in Poetry and become a professor who finds inspiration through her students.
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Tyler Michael Jacobs currently serves as Editor-in-Chief of The Carillon. Along with those
duties, he also leads a continuing student creative writing workshop through the University of Nebraska at Kearney’s Learning Commons called The Yellow Writers’ Group for students interested in continuing their creative writing endeavors outside of the classroom.
Audrey Lewis is a teacher and writer living in Illinois again after years on the East Coast. Her poetry has previously appeared in High Shelf Press, Cathexis Northwest, and Rust + Moth, among others.
Vaghawan Ojha spends his days watching the passing wind, streaming down the river, and talking with the small birds chirping inside the remote bushes of the shore. When the flocks come back in the dusk, he welcomes them with a warm chest. He lives in the abundance of serenity, beneath mountains in a small faraway country. Inside the pages, he falters and floats with those humane conditions.
Uma enjoys reading, writing and singing, though not necessarily in that order. She has
found that combining her loves of singing and teaching allows her to be a passionate life long learner. To be a good teacher, she finds herself reflecting on the many nuances of Carnatic music so that she can reveal its beauty to learners who may not have the cultural or linguistic context. Uma hopes that she can share the wisdom of her tradition, something she has always intuitively felt as her source of strength. Her journey into writing, translating poetry from Hindi to English and the other way around, is one she hopes to continue till the curtains are drawn.
In another life, Sushan Shetty used to be a journalist, cartoonist, and artist. She has always been a writer and is working on her first novel while getting distracted by story ideas, books, kids, chores and ooh! shiny… She lives in Paoli, Pennsylvania and in no particular order, her favorite things are: getting paint under her fingernails, reading, and her family, for whom she is eternally grateful.
Lillian Sickler is a writer, poet, and birth doula living in East Tennessee with her best friend and two cats. When she is not writing, she loves baking pies, growing flowers, and driving across the country.
Sumney worked in the Public Libraries of rural Ohio for five years before she moved to Chicago, in search of new chapters. In her spare time, she writes, reads, and explores the city. Sumney will also be taking a class at UChicago Graham Writers Studio in April and attending a Writers retreat at the Vermont College of Fine Arts in June.
Morgan Sweeney is a creative writer, multimedia visual artist and strategic communications professional living in Chicago, Illinois. She is passionate about the arts, from her selection of published works, to her operational work with Chicago accessories brand FreshAssMonk, and the creation of multimedia art at home in her free time. Morgan is also an active member of the Illinois cannabis community and a vocal supporter of social equity in the industry, as well as half of the Survivor Queens Podcast host duo.
Since a young age, Caroline have nurtured a passion for both poetry and fiction. Currently enrolled at Truman State University as a Pershing Scholar, she is pursuing a BFA in Creative Writing as well as a BA in Communication. Along with Millennial Pulp, Caroline also serves on staff for her campus literary journal and at Regal House Publishing. When not reading or writing, she enjoys practicing yoga and watching movies.
Lauren Winkelman's love for writing sparked at an early age and continued to grow into college life. She is an aspiring fiction writer who can usually be found jamming out to music while clicking away at her stickered computer. When she's not consumed in the magical world of writing, Lauren is either rollerblading, ice skating, baking banana bread, reading, or watching her favorite movie and TV series, Star Wars!
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