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a photograph of Aishwarya Javalgekar, editor-in-chief

Aishwarya Javalgekar

Founder and Editor-in-chief

Aishwarya (she/her) is a feminist writer and researcher with a Masters in English and a Certificate in Publishing. She studies books, myths, and films as modes of storytelling. Her short fiction, poetry, and non-fiction articles explore gender, media representation, relationships, mental health, and the body. She is the Editorial Assistant at Bound, India. Sometimes she finds time to color her hair and update her closet.

Find her on Twitter, Instagram and her website.

A photograph of Maria Picone, Art Editor

Maria Picone

Editor

Maria (she/her) is a writer and artist from Korea by way of Massachusetts. Her writing explores identity, mental health, memory, and broader political and social issues. She’s interested in painting, hybrid work, and photography. In her spare time, she loves drinking tea, looking for classes to take, and playing with her cat, Minwu.

Find her on Twitter and her website.

Lara Yidrim, Community Manager

Ayşe Lara Yildirim

Editor

Ayşe Lara (she/her) is studying English Literature at Trent University, Canada. She is a girl who loves girls and Turkish food. Her poems have been published in the university anthology Chickenscratch. In her spare time she likes to hug trees and care for her plants and animals.

Find her on Instagram.

Pragati Sharma

Editor

Pragati Sharma (she/her) is a student, writer and occasional artist from India. Her academic and creative work focuses on the themes of identity, memory, home, belonging and the body across various mediums. She is a wannabe gardener who enjoys creating mixtapes and curating home videos in her free time. 

Find her on Instagram.

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Feel free to contact us if you have ideas for new projects/ collaborations or if you think you’d be a valuable addition to our team.