Nathan Buckingham


Nathan Buckingham is a senior at Arizona State University, where he is majoring in Creative Writing. He’s the 1st Place Recipient of the Glendon and Kathryn Swarthout Award in Creative Writing, has won 1st Place in the MCC Creative Writing Contest for fiction, 2nd Place in the Maricopa District Writing Contest for poetry, and his work has been published in Exposition Review, Sixfold and Passages. His favorite horrors include The Last of Us, Coraline, Midsommar, Hereditary, Get Out, and World War Z. You can find him on Instagram @theshapeofletters.

Miranda Williams


Miranda Williams received her Bachelors in English Literature from Arizona in 2020 and is currently pursing her Masters in Literature with an emphasis in Women’s fiction. Her work appears in Breakwater ReviewThird Point PressGordon Square Review, and Menacing Hedge, among others. She’s also the recipient of several writing awards including the Paulette-Schlosser Writing Award, the ASU Homecoming Writing Award, the Glendon Swarthout Award in Fiction, and the Maricopa District Award in Fiction. Her favorite horrors include any films by Ari Aster or Robert Eggers, It, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, The Vegetarian, American Horror Story: Murder House, and the writing of Shirley Jackson. Find her on Instagram @mirandaiswriting.