Ewa, Shannen, Courtney, Devin, and Jackie before today’s meeting!
We’re making our way to a second issue!
I’m Aaron Records, a fervent writer and reader, and a first-year at Colby-Sawyer College. I was born in Bangor, Maine and moved once to New Hampshire before settling down in Porter, Maine. Writing and reading has been a constant in my life and I am now an editor for the CSC literary magazine. I have written about five short stories and over thirty poems, as well as several pages in a novel on my own. I continue to write and read every day.
Shannen Hartmann is an editor for Solidus, Colby-Sawyer’s Literary Magazine. Currently a sophomore, she enjoys writing poetry and short stories in her free time. Shannen is a Creative Writing Major with a Minor in Writing for Publication. In the past, Shannen has also participated in the Community Service Club on campus as well as Word Order. She also works as a librarian at Windy Hill School at Colby-Sawyer College.
Devin Wilkie is a Third-Year English Major at Colby-Sawyer College with a minor in philosophy, Alpha Chi honors recognition, and an intent to pursue publishing professionally. Devin has an insatiable appetite for linguistics and literary theory which guides his education. He has worked with Solidus since its inception, as well as with a number of different initiatives to promote language study and practice on campus.
Ewa Chrusciel won the 2009 Emergency Press International Book Contest forStrata, her first book published in English. Prior to Strata, she released two books in Poland—Furkot and Sopilki. Chrusciel’s poems and translations have appeared in many books and magazines in Poland, England, Italy, and the United States, including The Boston Review, The Colorado Review, and Aufgabe. She is a professor of humanities at Colby-Sawyer College.
Jacqueline Susmann is currently a Sophomore Creative Writing major at Colby-Sawyer College. In May Jackie volunteers as a mentor to young poets and aspiring writers at Champlain College’s Young Writers conference. Jackie actually has her own poetry blog, and is an editor at Solidus.