Carolina De Robertis, Faculty Advisor
Carolina De Robertis is the author of five novels, including The President and the Frog and Cantoras, which won a Stonewall Book Award and was a New York Times Editors’ Choice. Her work has been translated into seventeen languages. In 2017, the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts named De Robertis on its 100 List of “people, organizations, and movements that are shaping the future of culture.” She lives in Oakland, California, with her wife and two children.
Rachel Huefner, Editor-in-Chief
Rachel Gray Huefner is an MFA candidate in the fiction program at San Francisco State University. She has been published in Transfer. She is currently working on a poetry manuscript that attempts to redefine and reimagine the story of Daphne from Greek mythology within the intersections of childhood, gender, and trauma. She drinks far too much coffee and lives in the Bay area with her cats Hank, Cedric and Oreo.
Jack Darrow, Managing Editor
Jack lives on the north slope of Mt. Tamalpais, waiting for rain.
Aleesha Lange, Design Editor
Aleesha Lange, Fourteen Hills Design Editor, is a lesbian from Seiad Valley, California. She is currently writing a book of poetry about the ridiculous and harmful tropes that exist in porn. Her poem “Menstrual” and story “Anthony” have been published in Transfer Magazine. She is also the Chief Editor and creator of Ramblr, another Bay Area literary magazine publishing fiction, poetry, and art.
Kristen Wong, Art Editor
Kristen Wong is an artist, writer, and model who lives and works in San Francisco and Los Angeles. She holds a BFA in Painting from California College of the Arts and is a current Art Practice MFA candidate at San Francisco State University. When she is not at work at large, she can be found taking long walks on the beach with her two senior dogs, and driving down the I-5 .
TreVaughn Malik Roach-Carter, Fiction Editor
TreVaughn Malik Roach-Carter is a queer Black writer born and raised in Modesto, California. He attended San Francisco State University, obtaining a B.A. in Creative Writing with a minor in Education and is obtaining a Masters of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing from SFSU. He is currently a Fiction Editor for The Ana. His work has been featured in Ramblr, Tayo Magazine’s SOFT issue, Transfer, BAD EGG, Borderless Zine, and The Ana. Roach-Carter is the recipient of the Leo Litwalk award, a Browning Society Award, and was the runner-up for the Ramblr Fiction award. He is the author of the young adult novel The Marked Ones: Uprising.
Victor Baeza, Assistant Fiction Editor
Victor is a Fiction and Poetry writer at SF State's MFA program. He has contributed to the production of the Merced River Literary Review and The West Wind. Victor holds a BA in English from Azusa Pacific University. He lives and works in his hometown of Merced, California.
Eduardo Romero, Assistant Fiction Editor
Eduardo Romero is a graduate student at San Francisco State University, currently working towards his MFA in Creative Writing. He works within the alchemy of magical realism, and is fascinated in the space between the sublime, mystical, and mundane. His writing seeks to explore culture, and capture the resilience of the Latinx community, as well as the intricacies of the human spirit, and enlightenment of ancestral rituals and traditions.
Sen Ruiz, Poetry Editor
Sen Ruiz is a writer born and raised in San Francisco. As Fiction Editor, and then Editor in Chief, for Transfer Magazine, she found her passion for reading and editing the wonderful works of other writers. Upon completing the MFA program at SFSU she hopes to continue into the publishing world, or to venture into a career of teaching other emerging writers.
Trianne Harabedian, Assistant Poetry Editor
Trianne Harabedian holds a BFA in creative writing from Belhaven University. She has worked in independent bookstores for three years, first at Lemuria Books in Jackson, MS and then at Green Apple Books in San Francisco, CA. Originally from Fresno, she is currently pursuing her MFA at San Francisco State University. Her work has been featured in Glass Mountain's Shards and Transfer Magazine.
Melody Parker, Non-Fiction Editor
Melody Parker is an Adjunct Lecturer at Holy Names University in the English and ISAC Departments. She has a Master's of Arts in Creative Writing and Post-Secondary Teaching Certificates in Composition and Reading from San Francisco State University. Her undergraduate degree is in Environmental Studies with an emphasis in Journalism from University of California at Santa Cruz.
Maddy Löfberg, Non-Fiction Editor
Maddy Lofberg is a 33 year old Swede currently pursuing her MFA in creative non-fiction. She resides in San Francisco with her husband Chris, their dog Milky (who suffers from OCD) , their calico cat Katja (who suffers from asthma), and their tabby cat Penny (everybody else suffers from her bad attitude). She is working on a collection of short essays and spends her days reminiscing when going outside wasn’t a luxury.
Chandler Fitchett, Publicity/Events Editor
Chandler Fitchett is a poet, editor, and graduate student residing somewhere between the front door of her apartment and the water spots on her bedroom window. She is currently pursuing her MFA in Creative Writing at San Francisco State University. Her work has appeared in As Of Late, The Scribbler, Transfer Magazine, and sPARKLE & bLINK 103.