Contributor Update, Kirsten Voris

Past SR contributor Kirsten Voris has recently taken part in the creation of the Trauma-Sensitive Yoga Deck for Kids along with Brooklyn Alvarez and David Emerson.

The 50-card deck and the informative booklet are meant for caregivers, therapists, and teachers as a way to encourage agency and embodiment in children who have experienced trauma. The unique yoga deck is perfect for every kind of instruction and specifically informed to help people, offering games and activities to use yoga as a way to heal.

You can buy this yoga deck from the publisher’s website. Read Kirsten’s work featured in Issue 18 of Superstition Review.

Intern Update: Natalie Volin

Today’s Intern Update features Natalie Volin, a Content Coordinator from Issue 17 of Superstition Review.

With a BS in Technical Communication as well as a minor in Spanish and a certificate in publishing, Natalie was recently promoted to be an Operations Manager at the Baby Bathwater Institute, a network of entrepreneurs.

Natalie was also a co-founder of the Iron City magazine, an online and print journal that publishes work from incarcerated writers and artists to highlight and find value in their stories to pave the way for understanding and transformation.

We are so proud of you Natalie!

If you’d like to learn more, you can visit Natalie’s LinkedIn profile here.

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Contributor Update, Julie Marie Wade

Join us in congratulating past SR nonfiction contributor Julie Marie Wade on the upcoming publication of her newest book, Just An Ordinary Woman Breathing. It will be available from The Ohio State University Press in February of 2020.

The collection of essays deals with her own coming of age as she delves into the idea of history and the body in the contemporary world. This will be her eleventh book.

To learn more about Julie and her work you can visit her website. You can also read her creative essay featured in Issue 18 of Superstition Review.

Congratulations Julie!

Intern Update: Emily Holloway

Today’s Intern Update features Emily Holloway, an intern who worked on Superstition Review’s Pinterest and Tumblr during Issue 17’s run.

With a BA in English, Emily has been working as a copywriter for RevolutionParts Inc. since last year. There, she works with the in-house marketing team to produce content and copy for company’s personal use as needed: case studies, e-Books, blog posts, articles, infographics, etc. in the hopes to generate leads.

Emily has also worked as a Web Content Writer for United Fray, a Phoenix lifestyle blog, and as an editor for Rinky Dink Press, an independent microzine that specializes in publishing collections of micro poetry (45 words or less).

We are so proud of you Emily!

If you’d like, you can learn more by visiting Emily’s LinkedIn here.

Intern Update: Jessica Fletcher

Today’s Intern Update features Jessica Fletcher, the Student Editor-in-Chief of Issue 17 of Superstition Review.

With BAs in both English and Psychology as well as a minor in Family and Human Development and even an MA in Mental Health Counseling, Jessica has been working as a Clinical Therapist for Bayless Integrated Healthcare since last year. There, she provides mental health counseling for all ages in community and integrated healthcare settings.

Jessica has also worked as an MC intern for the City of Tempe Counseling Services, providing individual and couples counseling for all sorts of people, from children to adolescents to adults.

We are so proud of you Jessica!

If you’d like to learn more, you can visit Jessica’s LinkedIn profile here.

Contributor Update, Sarah Vap

Join us in congratulating past SR poetry contributor, Sarah Vap, on the recent publication of her newest book, Winter: Effulgences and Devotions, a work of literary nonfiction.

Within the book, Sarah contemplates her work on a single poem over a twelve year period and the obstacles she faced on the creative journey. As the author of seven books, she is an experienced, award-winning writer.

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To learn more about Sarah and her work you can visit her website. You can also read an interview with her, featured in Issue 13 of Superstition Review.

Congratulations, Sarah!

Intern Update: Shelby Kazen

Today’s Intern Update features Shelby Kazen, an advertiser from Issue 16 of Superstition Review.

With a BA in English, Shelby recently began working as a Video Collaboration Specialist at Logitech, a multi-brand company designing products that bring people together through music, gaming, video and computing. Their mission is to continually enhance how customers connect and interact with the digital world.

Shelby also worked as the Director of Marketing for the Atlas Artist Group, where she collaborated with musicians to develop advertising strategies best suited for their overall goals. These could include driving traffic to streaming platforms or ticketing sites, or increasing views on music videos.

We are so proud of you Shelby!

If you’d like to learn more, you can visit Shelby’s LinkedIn profile here.

Intern Update: Leslie Standridge

Today’s Intern Update features Leslie Standridge, a Blogger from Issue 16 of Superstition Review.

With a BA in English Literature as well as Film and Media Studies, Leslie began working as a publicist at Lavidge earlier this year. There, she is part of a marketing company that specializes in advertising, public relations, and digital marketing.

Leslie has also worked as a publicist for SparkPoint Studio, where she spearheaded national and local publicity campaigns for authors and
pitched and secured media in national, local, and niche publications.

We are so proud of you Leslie!

If you’d like to learn more, you can visit Leslie’s LinkedIn here.

Intern Update: Leah Newsom

Today’s Intern Update features Leah Newsom, a nonfiction editor from Issue 15 of Superstition Review.

With both a BA and MFA in Creative Writing, Leah has been working as the Senior Outreach Coordinator at the Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies. She remains a fiction writer, content strategist, marketer and copywriter.

Leah also co-founded Spilled Milk Magazine, an online literary magazine that publishes fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and artwork that is served best with a cup of coffee.

We are so proud of you Leah!

If you’d like to know more, you can visit Leah’s LinkedIn here.

Contributor Update, Special Event

Contributor Update, Special Event

EVENT DETAILS:

WHEN: Friday, November 22, 2019 at 6:30 pm

WHERE: Palabras Bilingual Bookstore, 1738 E McDowell Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85006

PRICE: Free

Past SR contributor Sally Ball has helped to bring about a discussion event at a local Tempe book shop with the notable authors Chris Nealon and Wendy Trevino.

The Marshall Chair Borderlands Poetry and Performance Series is presenting The Poetics of Borders, Race, and Capital, which is supported by the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing at Arizona State University, is free and open to the public. The reading event will be facilitated by the two authors and will take place on November 22nd at Palabras Bilingual Bookstore.

You can learn about Chris Nealon’s new book of poetry, The Shore, here and Wendy Trevino’s recent work, Cruel Fiction, here. To read our contributor, Sally Ball’s poetry go to Issue 6 of Superstition Review.

We hope you are able to attend this thought-provoking event! You can also RSVP here, though it is not required to attend.