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Incoming class 2015-2016

bennettKate Bennett was born and raised in South Jersey, and missed eating local produce from the stands around her home. She received er BA in English Literature from Skidmore College, where she developed her love of creative nonfiction. She currently lives in west Philadelphia, and enjoys traveling the country with her band, making zines, baking, and taking trips to the library.
collinsBrian Collins is a native of Falls Church, Virginia. He writes fiction, but prior to that he was a government bureaucrat.
crossAmanda Cross was raised in Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs, and graduated from Temple University with a BA in English, Creative Writing concentration. She centers her writing in fiction, focusing mostly in the genre of urban fantasy.






Shannon Fandler writes pretty good creative nonfiction but falls short when it comes to biography. She lives in Delaware County, PA.
JonasAdam Janos is a first-generation American of Hungarian descent who, prior to matriculation at Rutgers–Camden, worked as a reporter for The Wall Street Journal. He got his BA from Bard College, and has written and staged five musicals. 
JonesShawn R. Jones is the author of the poetry chapbook, Womb Rain and a devotional, Pictures in Glass Frames. Shawn is also the owner of Tailored Tutoring LLC in Pennsauken, New Jersey.
ledermannnDerick Ledermann is a creative nonfiction writer from the Chicago suburbs. He received his BA in English from Eastern Illinois University. Derick has been a radio DJ, and Uber driver, and a moderately-famous YouTube star in Brazil. He is currently working on a collection of essays focused in part on the one and a half years he lived in Brazil.
McGaheeSteven McGahee is an aspiring poet, author and dramatist who has returned to school after decades of living in South Jersey. He grew up amongst orange groves in southern Florida and later leveraged and engineering and economics degree from Brown to join the military to fly airplanes and travel. He’s married with two children – a son, aged 25, and a daughter, aged 4.
Mimi Mondel was brought up in Calcutta, India. In various other incarnations, she has been and editor with Penguin India, a Commonwealth Scholar at the University of Stirling, Scotland, and an Octavia E. Butler Memorial Scholar at the Clarion West Writing Workshop 2015. She almost always enjoys the company of monsters.
punchatzIsabelle Punchatz 
smithKevin Smith 
WilliamsKymberly Williams 
williamsMariam Williams 

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