The staff for the 2017-2018 school year are listed below in alphabetical order.
Jupiter Dandridge is a poet from the Westside of Chicago.
Ethan Gathman is Chicago-based writer who currently majors in fiction at The Chicago High School for the Arts. On weekends and breaks he works to develop himself as a filmmaker with the help of his friends and family. He also loves to draw comics, pet his cats, and go to the movies.
Ace Hobfoll is currently a senior at the Chicago High School for the Arts, where he is a poetry major. He has four dogs in his house at the moment, and is thus constantly covered in dog hair.
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Alexandra Huizar is a writer who lives on the southside of Chicago. She goes to school at The Chicago High School for the Arts and her conservatory is creative writing where her focus is on nonfiction and journalism.
Ruth Jones is a Chicago writer who dreams of traveling and leading expeditions across the world. Throughout her education, Ruth has gotten into writing mainly fiction and poetry but her work is very diverse. Once she graduates high school, she plans on going to a west coast college to study psychology and philosophy.
Noire Lin is a senior Creative Writer at The Chicago High School for the Arts, concentrating in the genre of Creative Nonfiction. They have been published in journals such as 826Chi and have done readings. Lin aspires to own the chubbiest dogs and an apartment filled with cute plant terrariums.
Lily Potter is a native Chicagoan. She is a senior at The Chicago High School for the Arts, majoring in Fiction. In 2017, she won a Scholastic Art and Writing Award for her poetry, and studied playwriting at the Northwestern University NHSI Cherubs Program. She is very passionate about environmental issues and dogs, and has a slight obsession with Norway.
Mia Schoenbeck is a Chicago-based writer. She currently attends The Chicago High School for the Arts as a Creative Writing major. Mia enjoys reading, writing, playing with her dog and taking care of her large and still growing collection of orchids.
CHESTER WILSON III
Chester Wilson III is junior at The Chicago High School For The Arts in Chicago, and is a member of the school’s first conservatory class of creative writers. His poetry has been published in 826Chi, and has won two gold keys, three silver keys, and a total of four honorable mentions in Scholastic Arts and Writing. His favorite form of writing is prose, but he also loves writing plays and short stories. When he’s not writing, he loves swaddling himself in a fluffy blanket and reading science fiction.