Cooper is a first year MFA candidate studying poetry. He received his degree in English Literature in May of 2017 from The University of Georgia where he was the bass guitar player for the marching band. His present academic interests lie somewhere between James Joyce and Kanye West..
Corey Cummings graduated from University of Wisconsin in Madison with a BA in English and creative writing. Since then he's lived in California, Honduras, and finally settled for 6 years in Chicago. He's currently a first year MFA student focusing on fiction.

Dean is an aspiring Creative Writing Professor commencing his first year of the MFA program. Dean completed undergrad at Middle Georgia State University as an English and French Major. Dean was raised in Macon, Ga. Dean levitated towards writing as a way to detach from the world, particularly when frustrated.

Dean has prided himself on writing about issues that plague the world. This methodical writing has served as his way to cope with a world that is constantly facing crises. His hobbies include poetry, traveling, basketball, football, observing nature and painting. Dean's purpose is to serve the world through his creative medium. 


Dutch is a southern fiction writer from Atlanta, Georgia. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Oglethorpe University. Many of his writings focus on familial struggles while providing subtle comedic relief towards his obsession with mortality. He credits his style of writing to several readings of Ernest Hemingway, Emily Dickinson, Edgar Allen Poe, Friedrich Nietzsche, and Jonathan Tropper. Dutch is a self-proclaimed sports guru and hopes to partake in a televised debate with ESPN analyst Stephen A. Smith one day. Aside from writing, Dutch’s favorite pastimes include playing recreational basketball and weight training. He is also a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated.  
Danielle Johnson is an alumna of Grand Valley State University and a MFA candidate in poetry at Georgia College. Originally from the Midwest, Danielle was the founder of the Writers Under Thirty reading and workshop series in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Her work has appeared in fishladder, The Oakland Review, Running Out of Ink, and elsewhere. 
Kristy Maier is a first-year MFA student in Fiction. She received her BA in Written Arts from Bard College. Her favorite authors include: Jun'ichirou Tanizaki, Phoebe Gloeckner, and Flannery O'Connor. Before moving to Milledgeville, she lived in upstate New York and Botetourt, Virginia.
Jennifer Watkins is a first-year MFA student focusing on creative nonfiction.  She loves to travel and spent time in West Africa as a Peace Corps volunteer.  Most recently, she was teaching English to middle and high school students in Mandalay, Myanmar.