2013 Editors

2013 Editors

Kristin Bio Pic

Kristin Drescher grew up in Milwaukee, WI. She has an Associate of Arts degree in Graphic Design and is currently a fifth year senior at UWM, majoring in Creative Writing.





Tanner Irons is a native of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. He is an English major at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, focusing on fiction writing. In his free time, he enjoys crafting short stories and researching the lives of his favorite authors.


Margaret Wilson is a senior majoring in Creative Writing, with a minor in Latin. Margaret currently has a job as a barista and plays keyboards in a local band. After graduation she plans to pursue her dream of writing young adult fiction.




Bio PicEmily Tobias grew up in Milwaukee but spent most of her college years on the West Coast. She is currently a returning student with senior standing at UWM majoring in creative writing. She is most passionate about writing poetry and traveling.




Jason PicJason C. Wilkerson grew up in Florida, but has been living in Wisconsin for ten years. Currently he is an English major with an emphasis in Creative Writing, and is taking a certificate in Celtic Studies. Jason also maintains his own blog called Armadillo & Sands (jasoncwilkerson.blogspot.com).





550881_10151104661176791_25883467_nLexi Majack is a Junior in Creative Writing, and an avid lover of nerd culture. She has performed in multiple stage productions, as well as in drag shows. Lexi can also be found in the center of the mosh pit at many rock concerts.




amberAmber Scarborough grew up in Madison, WI and is currently a junior at UWM majoring in English. She runs a writing blog, ithinkimadeyouupinsidemyhead.tumblr.com, loves cats and coffee.



Rachel Kinnard, a junior studying Media Studies and Psychology at UWM, enjoys spending her free time reviewing YA novels on her blog and practicing yoga. If she’s not buried in a book, she’s probably at her computer on one of many social media sites.




Matt's Bio PicMatt Farr grew up in Oak Creek, WI. He is currently a sophomore at UWM majoring in English Education. His poetry has appeared in the Shepherd Express and is forthcoming in Verse Wisconsin.




rachelRachel Niemann has previously been published in Furrow, and will be graduating from UWM in May. She is an avid collector of talismans, and a lover of music. She grows a garden of vegetables love in her backyard.




Monica Bio PicMonica Thomas is a dreamer and a doer. She will graduate from UW- Milwaukee this coming May, and then enjoy a picnic.







261498_10150288585009314_526864313_9091126_1381201_nMaddy Hughes (+ Editorial ) is a music and culture enthusiast and writer person. Now in her fifth year of school, she finally decided on an English major. Her writings can be found in the Fringe section for the UWM Post and her personal blog.




Veronika Bio PicVeronika Kunath is a born and bred Milwaukeean who is currently a senior majoring in Creative Writing, while dabbling in folkloric studies on the side. When she isn’t writing, she spends her free time travelling, dreaming, and questioning.




iPhone Photos 094Sharon Jessica Van Leuven

“I’m just a girl with a dog and a wild imagination.”




Jess Bio PicJess Wichman is a senior Creative Writing student at UWM. She is a returning student with a previous background and career in funeral services. She has a special place in her heart for Furrow, the journal in which her first publication of fiction has previously appeared.




Valerie Laken – Faculty Advisor

Valerie Laken is the author of the novel, Dream House, and the story collection, Separate Kingdoms. She is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee.