Heather Bartlett (She/Her)
Heather Bartlett is a poet, writer, and professor. Her debut poetry collection, Another Word for Hunger, is forthcoming from Sundress Publications in 2023. Her poetry and prose can be found in print and online in journals such as the Los Angeles Review, Ninth Letter, RHINO Poetry, and others. She holds an MFA in poetry from Hunter College and is a professor of English and Creative Writing at the State University of New York College at Cortland. She is the founding editor of Hoxie Gorge Review.
Keaona Gray Outlaw (She/Her)
Keaona is a 22-year-old Brooklyn native and Professional Writing major at SUNY Cortland. Her work has been published in the Crystallize Review and Black Minds Magazine. She has served as an editor on three previous issues of Hoxie Gorge. She has self-published her first book, Shelter, Protection, and Unwatered Seeds. She is experimental, artistic, and forward-looking with her writing. She searches for work that creates enthusiasm and gravitates to work that explores soul, imagination, and depth.
Nick is a senior Professional Writing student at SUNY Cortland with a minor in Communication Studies. He enjoys writing poetry that explores the dark side of things and is currently working on a thriller novella/novel. Nick hopes to build a career as a professional and creative writer and editor.
Jaxyn Boyce is a 20 year old Junior at SUNY Cortland who is majoring in Professional Writing. She has been published in Ke’lab, Common ground, and most recently, Dreaming of Ink. Jaxyn is passionate about poetry and nonfiction.
Amber Pierson (She/Her)
Amber Pierson enjoys a good cup of coffee and spending time with her son. She has writing in In Parenthesis, The Elevation Review, Multiplicity and a few other literary journals. When she isn’t writing you can find her outside, adventuring and exploring nature with her son.
Emma is a writer who loves fantasy and all kinds of fiction. Writing runs in the family, so she wishes to keep it going as she works on her very own fantasy novel.
Joel Robinson is a fiction writer currently in a fierce battle with procrastination. He suffers from Chronic Migraines and loves writing, aspiring to someday be have many books under his name.
Peter is a 20-year-old writer from upstate New York. Nothing gets him inspired like masterful Kairos- perfect timing and placement- in creative writing. As he continues his skill development, he aspires to create intricate storytelling and unpredictable endings.
Jacob Drum (He/Him)
Jacob Drum is a 24-year-old writer currently attending SUNY Cortland. He enjoys works that explore humanity: Be it through humor, pain, or beauty.
Kyle Hess (He/Him)
Kyle is a 22-year-old professional writing major living in upstate New York. He enjoys both the professional and creative sides of writing. Each day he continues his craft in hopes to continue his work on a professional level.
Michaela is a 22-year-old from upstate New York. She writes both Fiction and Poetry, but feels more drawn to prose. The genres that she likes to write about most are Sci-fi and Fantasy.