The Cambridge Writers’ Workshop is delighted to announce three new interns who will be joining our staff. Here are the newest members of our team:
Adi Hernández is a Chicana/Latina writer from Atlanta, GA with roots in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. She serves as a youth counselor for marginalized youth at a community center in southwest Atlanta through Americorps. She earned her B.A. in Creative Writing from Knox College in Galesburg, IL and aspires to continue studying for her M.F.A. Adi currently has the honor of being mentored by Randy Ribay through the Writers & Illustrators of Color Mentorship Program offered by People of Color in Publishing. She is currently at work on her first novel along with a short story collection, both of which focusing on family ties in the Latino culture. Adi will be joining our team as our Editorial and Communications Intern.
Kendall Morris is a California-born poet, currently working at a coffee shop and writing in Denver. Her poetry has appeared in The Chicago Review of Books’ literary magazine Arcturus, Anastamos, and was recently chosen as a finalist in The South Hampton Review’s 2019 Short Short Fiction Contest. She graduated from the University of Denver with a major in creative writing and a minor in philosophy in 2018. Her undergraduate thesis was written under the mentorship of Graham Foust and Bin Ramke, and was the recipient of DU’s Mary Cass Award. Kendall will be joining our team as our Editorial and Communications Intern.
Allison Jarvis is a college student at the University of Maine at Farmington working towards a BFA in Creative Writing along with a minor in video and theater. During her time in high school, she studied Video Production at the Sanford Regional Technical Center and won two Tommy awards at the Sanford International Film Festival and a Golden Globe at the Portland Youth Film Festival. She has also won several Literary Achievement Awards for a creative writing event she has participated in every year since elementary school. She is studying creative writing in the hopes to one day write and publish a series of young adult novels. During her spare time (when she’s not reading), she combines her love for video and literature by uploading videos to her book review channel, Chapter Zero. While fantasy and weird fiction is her go-to, she hopes to learn more about all the different forms of story-telling that there are. Allison will be joining our team as our Media Arts Intern.
The CWW is pleased to introduce our newest members of the team: Miriam Francisco and Laura Whitmer. In their roles as Editorial and Communications interns, Laura and Miriam will be assisting with upcoming events, retreats, publications and podcasts. Laura and Miriam are both accomplished writers and editors and we are excited to see what they have in store.
Miriam Francisco is a junior at the University of Michigan studying writing and English. She is a staff writer and copy editor for The Michigan Daily, U-M’s student-run newspaper. She also writes for The Michigan Journal of Political Science, focusing on social justice and domestic policy issues. Along with three colleagues from The Daily, Miriam wrote and produced a podcast series investigating the history of sexism and power in entertainment called ‘Things Men Ruined’, which can be found on iTunes. Miriam loves reading and writing both fiction and nonfiction.
Laura Whitmer is a Boston-based writer who received her B.A. in creative writing from Hamilton College. She has published short stories in Mr. Ma’am and Persephone’s Daughters and was the 2018 recipient of The George A. Watrous Literary Prize. She is currently writing a novel based on her experiences working on a llama farm in Colorado
The Cambridge Writers’ Workshop is proud to announce our new interns for Fall/Winter 2015! Here are some of the talented writers, students, and graphic designers who will be joining our team:
Alyssa Goldstein Ekstrom is from Queens, New York and is one of the newest editing and communication interns for the Cambridge Writers’ Workshop. Currently a freelance court reporter, she has in the past written for The Wave of Long Island, a weekly newspaper. She has her bachelor’s degree in Media Studies from CUNY Queens College and enjoys writing poetry as well as fiction.
Casey Lynch is an Editing and Communications intern for the Cambridge Writers’ Workshop. She hails from Needham, MA and is currently a sophomore at the University of Pennsylvania. She studies English, Creative Writing, and Urban Education, and hopes to write and teach in the future.
Emily Teitsworth is from Rochester, New York, and is currently a junior at Susquehanna University. She is working on a dual Bachelors degree in Creative Writing and Publishing/Editing, with a minor in Public Relations. She has previously interned for AdmitSee.com, Writer’s and Books, and the publishing program coordinator at her school. She has been on the staff of Sanctuary magazine for a year and a half, and will be editor-in-chief during her senior year. She has had poetry published in Stone Canoe and keeps a blog about her time abroad in Scotland this fall. She is also in the process of putting together a book of poetry, as well as a fantasy novel.