Vanetta Rodrigues


Vanetta Rodrigues is a writer from the city of dreams, i.e., Mumbai, India. She is an ardent reader and lover of Young Adult Fiction. She is pursuing her Ph.D. in English, looking at South Asian Diasporic Narratives in Young Adult Fiction from the Dept. Of English at SNDTWU, India. She holds a BA in English from St. Andrew’s College (Affiliated with the University of Mumbai, India) and an MA in English from SNDTWU, India. She also has experience of three years of teaching ( Full-time / Visiting) English Language and Literature to undergraduate students of the Arts, Humanities & Engineering disciplines.



Amy Naylor

Amy Naylor is a PhD student in the English Department at the University of Liverpool in the UK. Now in her fourth year of study, her research looks at representations of female mental health in contemporary British Young Adult Fiction. Before her PhD, Amy attained a BA in English at the University of Nottingham and an MPhil in Critical Approaches to Children’s Literature at the University of Cambridge.

Amy is also a volunteer for EmpathyLab, an organisation that encourages children to improve their ability to empathise through reading. When not doing work, you can often find her writing or curled up with her dog, Maisie, and a novel.


Yuhan Tang

Yuhan Tang is a burgeoning young writer currently residing in Shanghai. She loves reading all kinds of fiction and hopes to pursue creative writing in the future. In her free time, she is usually experimenting with paint, singing or listening to music.

Her work in Fterota Logia: Cyclone Sixteen


Mahbubat Kanyinsola Salahudeen

Mahbubat Kanyinsola Salahudeen is a writer, poet and spoken words artist. Her works have featured or are forthcoming at several places including Spillwords magazine, Brittle Paper, Ice Flow press, Ninshar Arts, Ice Lolly, Arts Lounge, SprinNG journal, Litround journal, Down in the Dirt, Aayo Magazine, Nanty Greens, Cathartic Review, Northern Otter Press, Konya Shamsrumi, Lothlorien Poetry Journal and elsewhere. When she’s not writing, she’s either exploring her imaginative capacity or hanging out with friends.

Her work in Fterota Logia: Rays of the Raising Sun


Thomas Belton

Thomas Belton is an author with extensive publications in fiction, poetry, non-fiction, magazine feature writing, science writing, and journalism. His professional memoir, “Protecting New Jersey’s Environment: From Cancer Alley to the New Garden State” (Rutgers University Press) won “Best Book in Science Writing for the General Public” by the New Jersey Council for the Humanities.

His most recently published Young Adult short stories include:

Black Toms by Thomas Belton (July 2022) Fterota Logia Volume 4

Peter-by-the-Bay by Thomas Belton (June 15, 2021) Adelaide Literary Magazine. No. 46

The Bargeman’s Daughter: Seneca Village Arises by Thomas Belton (January 3, 2021) Meet Me at 19th Street Literary Journal WINNER: Arch Street Press Writing Contest: Best First Chapter in a novel dealing with racial inequality.

His work in Fterota Logia: Black Tom’s and The Pooka


A.R. Bender

A.R. Bender is a writer of German heritage now living in Tacoma, Washington, USA. His short stories, flash fiction, and poetry have been published in numerous literary journals, most recently in: Pulp Modern, Close To the Bone, Thriller Magazine, Madcap Review, Sein Und Werden, October Hill Magazine, Mystery Tribune. He’s also seeking representation for his completed historical novel. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking off the grid and coaching youth soccer. His work in Fterota Logia: Underwater

Allison Whittenberg

Allison Whittenberg is a Philly native who has a global perspective. If she wasn’t an author she’d be a private detective or a jazz singer.  Her novels include Hollywood and Maine, Life is Fine, Tutored, The Carnival of Reality and The Sane Asylum.  Her plays have been performed at Interact Theatre, The Spruce Hill Theatre,  Red Eye Theatre, Hedgerow Theatre, The Festival of Wrights, and The Playwright’s Center.

Her work in Fterota Logia: Sweet Thang


Jeremy Suh

Jeremy Suh is a current freshman and prospective Film & Media Studies major at Columbia University. He was a news editor for his high school newspaper and wrote the speech for his class’s commencement speaker. During his free time, he loves to read, write, and learn. This is his second fiction publication. His first story, Trampled On, was published by Grub Street in the short story collection, Born from Erasure Shavings.

His work in Fterota Logia: Barrel of Justice


Adrien Kade Sdao

Adrien Kade Sdao earned their MFA in Creative Writing (Writing for Young People) from Antioch University Los Angeles, where they now teach through the Continuing Education program inspiration2publication. They are a reader and guest editor for Voyage, a young adult literary journal. Their work has appeared in Lady/Liberty/Lit, Drunk Monkeys, K’in, Lunch Ticket, and more. They live in North Hollywood with their cat, Shelly. Find out more at

Their work on Fterota Logia: Dream City and Giraffes