Alyssa Tyson has been writing since she knew what words were. She has since won several Scholastic Silver Keys and Honorable Mentions for fiction and nonfiction; you can find her work published in several literary magazines, including Life in Ten Minutes and Creative Communications. When she's not writing, she enjoys reading, hanging out with friends, attending rock concerts, binge-watching sit-com reruns, and lounging around with her dog.
Anushima Tiwari is a high school student from Bhopal, India. Though she isn't a professional photographer, she knows how to admire things and make them click. She tries to bring the extra ordinary out of ordinary.
Archita Mittra loves to tell stories with words and images, and has a fondness for the vintage, the imaginary and the fantastical. A first year student of English Literature at Jadavpur University, she is also pursuing a Diploma in Multimedia and Animation from St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata. She has won several writing contests and her work has appeared in numerous online and print publications including Quail Bell Magazine, eFiction India, Life In 10 Minutes, Teenage Wasteland Review and Tuck Magazine, among others. She’s also an intern at Inklette and a prose reader for Sprout Magazine.
Ashira Shirali is a high school student from Gurgaon, India. She loves books, music, good food and the colour blue. Her work has been published in her school's magazine and she hopes to write more in the future. You can find her reading with a cup of tea on most days.
Brent Weisberg is a senior in high school from Dallas, Texas. He is a writer of prose, and an occasional writer of poetry. Brent writes every night for at least half an hour, and spent the last summer working on a novel for three hours a day. He is a fan of both English- and Spanish-language literature.
"Good Morning", she says. Her name is Brianna Brooks. She is in Grade 10 of Woodbridge Senior High School. "Thank you for this opportunity. I'm am elated that my story will be in Moledro Magazine!" She smiles.
Brynne Rebele-Henry’s fiction, and poetry have appeared in such journals as The Volta, So to Speak, Adroit, Pine Hills Review, and The Offending Adam among other places, and is forthcoming in Denver Quarterly, Prairie Schooner, and Fiction International. Her book Fleshgraphs is forthcoming from Nightboat Books in 2016. She was born in 1999 and currently lives in Richmond, Virginia.
Dana Chiueh studies at the International Bilingual School at the Hsinchu-science-park (IBSH), Taiwan.
Debeshee Das in an amateur photographer who likes to appreciate the poetic beauty in things most people find unspectacular and ordinary. She has a passion for art and the emotions it evokes in others. She loves the creative process and enjoys trying new techniques and locations for capturing life in photographs. She also loves converting these captured moments into acrylic on canvas.
For Drishika Nadella, a 15-year-old from India, the conventional life will never do. She believes her destiny is the free-spirited, artistic Bohemian life. An ardent lover of writing and books, she wishes to quench her Wanderlust one day. Her blog Desolation and Delectation would be happy to see you.
E. Penaz Eisner is a 13-year-old student, writer, and moving image artist from San Francisco. Her films, for which she writes the screenplays, have shown as official selections in over 70 international film festivals worldwide and have earned more than 30 awards for story and visuals. She also recently helped found and now co-edits her school's literary journal.
Emily Stefhon is an 18-year-old senior attending St. Paul’s School for Girls in Maryland. She enjoys pouring her feelings onto paper, taking photos with her Canon everywhere she goes, and traveling as much as possible. She has been published in Sugar Rascal's Magazine, and aspires to have a sliver of James Joyce’s talent.
Helena Zindel is a high school junior living in Sacramento, California. She has been writing since she was ten, and is most influenced by the works of Virginia Woolf, Ernest Hemingway, and Yukio Mishima. You can find some of her other works in The Claremont Review, Crashtest Magazine, and The Cuckoo Chronicle.
Isabella Ampil is fascinated by the fusion of her passions, constantly exploring the overlaps between art and music, math and poetry, philosophy and physics. Among other things, she is a feminist, a New Yorker, an extrovert, and a lover of space.
Jalista Velasco is an American taco-lovin' high school student and emerging writer. She spends her free time writing, coding, blogging, and making memes.
Jess Froese is a graduated high school student who enjoys writing short pieces of poetry and fictional stories. She is planning on continuing to write into her college education.
Josh Schlachter is a freshman at the Orange County School of The Arts, where he studies Creative Writing. He is also a composer who hopes to one day score for film. When he was nine years old, he hiked Half Dome in Yosemite.
Katherine Brown will be attending the University of Mary Washington in the fall of 2016. She is graduating from the Center for the Fine and Performing Arts and she enjoys writing poetry and nonfiction. In addition, she has been been published in Eddas literary magazine and Aerie International. Katherine has been awarded several consecutive gold key awards, the highest regionally given, for her nonfiction and poetry and was awarded first place for the annual Golden Nib Contest for her nonfiction piece, Glimpsing the World in 2015 along with subsequent first place recognition for the 2016 contest.
Kavya Chandra is a 17-year-old, budding poet from the hills of North India. Her name, Kavya, literally translates into "a collection of poems". She tends to write about the different people she has discovered inside of herself and others, concocting them into a definition, an image, a reality, a poem. She also maintains a blog (www.elusiveconquests.wordpress.com) to let the world have a glimpse of these reflections. She has been previously published at TextPloit, ArtRefurbish and forthcoming in Parallel Ink; she is also her school’s magazine editor.
Kyle L. Logan is currently a senior at Hampton High School and is dual enrolled with Thomas Nelson Community College. Kyle plays two varsity sports: football and baseball. Kyle is also a beginner freelance writer. He will attend Kenyon College in the fall.
Lisa Zou lives in Arizona and has been published in Burningword Literary Journal and is forthcoming in The Cadaverine.
Marysa Lee is an equestrian, painter, poet, singer/songwriter, and a junior in high school. In addition to writing poetry, she is the lead singer in an indie-pop band, Brontide, works at a local bakery, rides her horse almost everyday, and sings in a choir, Boston City Singers. She is working on publishing her first poetry anthology, which should be released this summer.
N. Muma Alain is a Cameroonian author/poet.
Nishant Kumar is a 17-year-old rebel-at-heart IB student, hailing from the sandy dunes of Dubai, where he enjoys orange sunsets and cool drinks. Nishant loves science and philosophy, and aspires to a future where hate is not a part of reality.
Nova Fox attends a performing arts high school in the Eastern United States. She studies writing, and is partial to surrealism and creative nonfiction. She spends her free time with her dog Buttercup or working on her knitting.
Paige Caine is a sixteen-year-old from Maryland who has loved reading and writing her entire life. She adores everything from thrilling science fiction novels to cheesy romances, but she mainly writes poetry. Her work can also be found in the Noisy Island Online Literary Magazine.
Rowan Brown is fourteen years old, a freshman studying writing at the Fine Arts Center, an arts-oriented magnet high school. Her most recent publications include “1over8” magazine and the Creative Communications Young Poets Anthology. She is a reader for Crashtest magazine and has just won three silvers and a gold key in the Scholastic Art and Writing awards. Rowan is an avid participant in FIRST robotics and will be attending the World Robotics Championship for the third time this spring.
Sakshi Das Gupta, a sixteen-year-old from Dubai who was born in Malaysia, credits her Bengali roots for her appreciation of all art forms, including her incredible passion for writing and music. Despite leaving India when she was just 6 months old and moving eventually to Dubai, her paternal grandparents were the ones who encouraged her to take up writing, and it is only through their support that she truly developed a passion for the art.
Sreya Sreedhar is an IB diploma student who can usually be observed hibernating, shaking a leg to Bollywood music or lip syncing Kendrick Lamar verses. She strongly believes in the power of art and voices her strong opinions on society through her blog posts and artwork. Excelling in the GCSE art exams with an A*, her current archenemies are known to be Math HL and the Extended Essay.
Sydney Crosby is a freshman at her high school, home to the Center of a Fine Arts program. She is on her school’s varsity cheer team, and loves to write poetry and script.
Ian Chung graduated from the Warwick Writing Programme and currently works in education. His writing has appeared in Asiatic: IIUM Journal of English Language and Literature, Axon: Creative Explorations, Camroc Press Review, Cha: An Asian Literary Journal, Dr. Hurley's Snake-Oil Cure, Foundling Review, Ink Sweat & Tears, Quarterly Literary Review Singapore, The Cadaverine, The Ofi Press Magazine, and Unthology No. 3 (Unthank Books, 2012), among others. He has also featured in the SingPoWriMo 2014 and 2015 anthologies, and A Luxury We Cannot Afford, all from Math Paper Press. He is the founder of Eunoia Review, an online literary journal publishing new work twice daily.
Fatimah Asghar is a nationally touring poet, photographer and performer. She created Bosnia and Herzegovina’s first Spoken Word Poetry group, REFLEKS, while on a Fulbright studying theater in post-violent contexts. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in POETRY Magazine, PEN Poetry Series, The Paris-American, The Margins, and Gulf Coast. She is a Kundiman Fellow and a member of the Dark Noise Collective. Her chapbook "After" was released on Yes Yes Books fall of 2015.