RWW Soundings

Summer 2019

Soundings Staff

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Nathaniel Youmans

Editor (Class of 2020)

Nathaniel Youmans (2020) graduated from PLU in 2014 with a BA in English Literature and minors in Psychology and Hispanic Studies. He has been a geological spelunking guide in Iceland, and has worked in libraries, schools, mental health clinics, and museums throughout the Pacific Northwest. He lives in eastern Washington where he practices falconry and works as an editor.

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Hannah Comerford

Contributing Writer (Class of 2019)

Hannah Comerford is a writer, editor, and photographer. She graduated from PLU in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts in English and minors in Publishing & Printing Arts and Latin. In 2018 she was a short-term Scholar-in-Residence at The C.S. Lewis Study Centre at the Kilns in Oxford, England. She currently lives with her husband in Puyallup, WA.

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Abriel Newton

Assistant Editor (Class of 2021)

Abriel Newton graduated from Susquehanna University with a BA in Creative Writing and Religious Studies. She writes obituaries for the local newspaper, writes poetry, and makes coffee in a cafe. She lives in Amish country Pennsylvania, with her partner and son, in a two-hundred-year-old building that was a restaurant, a music college, and a hotel.

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Sydney Elliott

Managing Editor (Class of 2015)

Sydney Elliott graduated from RWW in 2015. She is a full-time English instructor at Tillamook Bay Community College and lives on the Oregon coast. She is the editor of the Community College Humanities Review and serves as the Community College Humanities Association's National Publications Director. Sydney is also a surfer, yoga instructor, self-defense teacher, and singer in a jazz trio.

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Garrett Brooks

Creative Director (PLU 2014)

Garrett Brooks graduated in 2014 from PLU’s School of Arts and Communication (SOAC), where he obtained his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design. He has served as Soundings' webmaster since 2014, as its visual designer chiefly since 2016, and as RWW's Creative Director since 2018 (formally in 2019). Living in Olympia, WA, he works globally as a freelance graphic and web designer, and is also a traditional artist, photographer, and avid creator of eclectic book piles.

2019

Fall

Summer

EDITOR
Nathaniel Youmans
CONTRIBUTING WRITER
Hannah Comerford
ASSISTANT EDITOR
Abriel Newton

MANAGING EDITOR
Sydney Elliott
CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Garrett Brooks

Spring

EDITOR
Nathaniel Youmans
CONTRIBUTING WRITER
Hannah Comerford
ASSISTANT EDITOR
Abriel Newton

MANAGING EDITOR
Sydney Elliott
CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Garrett Brooks

2018

Fall

EDITOR
Nathaniel Youmans
CONTRIBUTING WRITER
Hannah Comerford
ASSISTANT EDITOR
Abriel Newton

MANAGING EDITOR
Sydney Elliott
CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Garrett Brooks

Summer

EDITOR
Hannah Comerford
CONTRIBUTING WRITER
Lisa Morin Carcia
ASSISTANT EDITOR
Nathaniel Youmans

MANAGING EDITOR
Sydney Elliott
CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Garrett Brooks

Spring

EDITOR
Hannah Comerford
CONTRIBUTING WRITER
Lisa Morin Carcia
ASSISTANT EDITOR
Nathaniel Youmans

MANAGING EDITOR
Sydney Elliott
WEBMASTER & DESIGNER
Garrett Brooks

2017

Fall

EDITOR
Hannah Comerford
CONTRIBUTING WRITER
Lisa Morin Carcia
ASSISTANT EDITOR
Nathaniel Youmans

MANAGING EDITOR
Sydney Elliott
WEBMASTER & DESIGNER
Garrett Brooks

Summer

EDITOR
Lisa Morin Carcia
CONTRIBUTING WRITER
Lisa Morin Carcia
ASSISTANT EDITOR
Hannah Comerford

MANAGING EDITOR
Sydney Elliott
WEBMASTER & DESIGNER
Garrett Brooks

Spring

EDITOR
Lisa Morin Carcia
CONTRIBUTING WRITER
Lisa Morin Carcia
ASSISTANT EDITOR
Hannah Comerford
MANAGING EDITOR
Sydney Elliott
WEBMASTER & DESIGNER
Garrett Brooks

2016

Fall

EDITOR
Lisa Morin Carcia
CONTRIBUTING WRITER
Colleen Rain
ASSISTANT EDITOR
Hannah Comerford

MANAGING EDITOR
Sydney Elliott
WEBMASTER & DESIGNER
Garrett Brooks

Summer

EDITOR
Lisa Morin Carcia
CONTRIBUTING WRITER
Colleen Rain
ASSISTANT EDITOR
Lisa Morin Carcia

MANAGING EDITOR
Sydney Elliott
WEBMASTER & DESIGNER
Garrett Brooks

Spring

EDITOR
Chelsey Clammer
CONTRIBUTING WRITER
Colleen Rain
ASSISTANT EDITOR
Lisa Morin Carcia

MANAGING EDITOR
Sidney Brammer
WEBMASTER
Garrett Brooks

2015

Fall-Winter

EDITOR
Chelsey Clammer
CONTRIBUTING WRITER
Colleen Rain
ASSISTANT EDITOR
Lisa Morin Carcia

MANAGING EDITOR
Sidney Brammer
WEBMASTER
Garrett Brooks

Summer

EDITOR
Chelsey Clammer
CONTRIBUTING WRITER
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ASSISTANT EDITOR
Cate Gable

MANAGING EDITOR
Sidney Brammer
WEBMASTER
Garrett Brooks

Spring

EDITOR
Chelsey Clammer
CONTRIBUTING WRITER
Sydney Elliott
ASSISTANT EDITOR
Cate Gable

MANAGING EDITOR
Sidney Brammer
WEBMASTER
Garrett Brooks

2014

Fall-Winter

EDITOR
Chelsey Clammer
CONTRIBUTING WRITER
Sydney Elliott
ASSISTANT EDITOR
Cate Gable

MANAGING EDITOR
Sidney Brammer
WEBMASTER
Garrett Brooks

Summer

EDITOR
Sydney Elliott
CONTRIBUTING WRITER
Sydney Elliott
ASSISTANT EDITOR
Chelsey Clammer

MANAGING EDITOR
Sidney Brammer
WEBMASTER
Garrett Brooks

Spring

EDITOR
Sydney Elliott
ASSISTANT EDITOR
Chelsey Clammer

MANAGING EDITOR
Sidney Brammer
WEBMASTER
Steve McBurnett

2013

Fall-Winter

EDITOR
Sydney Elliott
ASSISTANT EDITOR
Chelsey Clammer

MANAGING EDITOR
Rebecca Saxton
WEBMASTER
Steve McBurnett

Summer

EDITOR
Sidney Brammer
ASSISTANT EDITOR
Sydney Elliott
WEBMASTER
Karl Lehmann

Spring

EDITOR
Sidney Brammer
ASSISTANT EDITOR
Sydney Elliott

WEBMASTER
Karl Lehmann

2012

Fall-Winter

EDITOR
Sidney Brammer
ASSISTANT EDITOR
Sydney Elliott
WEBMASTER
Katrina Hays

Summer

EDITOR
Sidney Brammer
MANAGING EDITOR
Katrina Hays
WEBMASTER
Katrina Hays

Spring

EDITOR
Sidney Brammer
ASSISTANT EDITOR
Monique Avakian
WEBMASTER
Katrina Hays

2011

Winter

EDITOR
Sidney Brammer
ASSISTANT EDITOR
Monique Avakian

WEBMASTER
Katrina Hays

Fall

EDITOR
Sidney Brammer
ASSISTANT EDITOR
Monique Avakian

WEBMASTER
Katrina Hays

Summer

EDITOR
Sidney Brammer
WEBMASTER
Katrina Hays

Spring

EDITOR
Emily Murphy
WEBMASTER
Katrina Hays