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Katie Moran

Katie Moran is Fterota Logia‘s very own book reviewer. She is currently a student at the University of Massachusetts Boston having received her BA in English Literature in December 2017. Unwilling to leave her second home at UMass Boston, she begins pursuing her MA in Creative Writing immediately following that. She considers herself a writer of sorts, and is resigned to the fact that there may never be enough literature to satiate her love of the written word. Follow her adventures in reading @thegrowingbookshelf on Instagram!

Her book reviews in Fterota Logia: 

Warcross by Marie LuThe Cruel Prince by Holly BlackAsh Princess by Laura SebastianAce of Shades by Amanda FoodyNothing Happened by Molly BoothLegendary by Stephanie Garber

 

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Rollin Jewett

Rollin Jewett is an award winning playwright, screenwriter, singer/songwriter, poet and author. His songs have won the International Music Software Trade Association (IMSTA FESTA) Award both in 2015 and 2016. His feature film credits include “Laws of Deception” and “American Vampire”. Mr. Jewett’s poetry has recently been seen in Gathering Storm Magazine, Weasel Press, The Write Launch and Door is a Jar Magazine. His short story “The Girl in the Forest” was recently published in “Ghost Stories: An Anthology” by Zimbell House Publishing and his story “For Death’s Amusement” will be published in The Haunted Traveler Anthology in December. His plays have won several awards and have been produced all over the world. They are published by Lazy Bee Scripts. An avid photographer, Mr. Jewett’s photo art has also been published in several magazines online and in print.

His work in Fterota Logia: Bad Luck, Making the Move

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Jessica Rozycki

Jessica graduated from Marymount Manhattan College in 2016 with a BA in Gender & Sexuality Studies. Two of her works of creative writing were featured in Volumes 26 and 28 of MMC’s literary magazine The Review, both for which she received the Dymphna Leonard Award for Fiction. With her writing, Jessica enjoys exploring topics that are not always given attention in mainstream media, particularly through intersectional depictions of LGBTQ+ characters. Based in NY/NJ, Jessica is an activist and Broadway enthusiast. Follow her at @jessicarozycki and visit her website at https://www.jessicarozycki.com

Her work in Fterota Logia: Far from Home

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Carrie Connel-Gripp

Carrie Connel-Gripp is a poet and fiction writer who lives in Goderich, Ontario, Canada. Her fiction has appeared in Under the ArmchairWrittle Magazine and Bygone Days. Her story “One-Eyed Undertaker” was published by Channillo.com in 2017.  She is the author of two books of poetry, A Day in Pieces (2013) and Persona Grata (2016) both published by Harmonia Press.

Her work in Fterota Logia: Hide and Seek

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A. LaFaye

A. LaFaye has published over a dozen books for young readers, including the award winning historical novel WORTH (Simon and Schuster). When she’s not writing, she’s professing (aka teaching) at Greenville University or Hollins University, or at home with her husband and five kids, three dogs, two cats, and one horse! Having faced off with a bully or two in her youth, she wrote “Bully Down” because she wanted to share one of the most important lessons she learned; bullies are most often more afraid of you than you are of them, so be yourself and be kind, no matter what others do to you. You can learn more about A. LaFaye at www.alafaye.com or on her Facebook page www.facebook.com/alafayeauthor or on Twitter and Instagram @artlafaye She loves to hear from readers!

Her work in Fterota Logia: Bully Down, Surface

 

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Molly Booth

Molly Booth is the author of Young Adult novels SAVING HAMLET (2016) and NOTHING HAPPENED (spring 2018), both published by Disney Hyperion. Her writing can also be found on McSweeneys.net, TheTempest.co, and TheMarySue.com. Molly is currently a graduate student at the University of Massachusetts Boston, studying English pedagogy and Renaissance literature. To find more of her writing, visit her website. You can also follow her on twitter.

Her work in Fterota Logia: Extension

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Effie Sapuridis

Effie Sapuridis is the editor-in-chief of Fterota Logia. She obtained her BA in English Literature from Concordia University. After a year of missing the academic world, she moved to Boston to pursue her MA in English Literature from the University of Massachusetts Boston, which she received in December 2016. Effie was an editorial assistant at Shoreline Press, back in her hometown of Montreal, and is currently an editorial assistant at AGNI in Boston.

She works at the Harvard Kennedy School as a Research Assistant working on an upcoming nonfiction book and at JBG Educational Group, as a college essay, test prep, and academic tutor.

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Daniel Fournier

 

 

Daniel Fournier is an aspiring author currently residing in Montreal, Quebec. Working as an infantry officer in the Canadian forces, he draws on his experience allowing him to explore military culture, tactics and combat in his writing. Dan started writing with intent in 2012 after graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology. His educational background drives him to focus on character development and captivating dialogue. Having recently finished his new book The Reservists, Dan is now seeking representation for his work. 

His work in Fterota Logia: Prologue – Beyond the Wall (from his upcoming novel, The Reservists)

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Catherine Shaw

Catherine Shaw is an English literature graduate student at the University of Massachusetts Boston, where she also completed her Master of Arts in History in 2015. Catherine is a current member of the Abington, Massachusetts Historical Commission and has been published in the New England Journal of History. In addition to local history, Catherine’s research interests include animal welfare legislative history, literary animal studies, posthumanism, and phenomenology.

 

Her work in Fterota Logia: “Lessons on Being Multiple and Heterogeneous: A Study of Remus Lupin in Harry Potter