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Alyssa Sykes is the EIC + Founder of Seaglass. About 50% of her personality is being a South African living in Canada. She loves books, movies, and TV shows. You can usually find her cooped up in her room with a blanket and her computer.

Sahar is our assistant EIC. She (obviously) loves writing, but some other things she loves to do are read books and bake! Her favorite genres of books are true crime and romance.

Mashal Ashfaq ​is our Director of Submissions. She first ventured into the world of writing with her sister. Since then, she has gone to explore different genres and styles: short fiction, literary fiction and most recently, non-fiction. When she’s not writing she can be found editing, spending time with family, going on walks, or watching the latest grammar videos. Follow her on Instagram @mashalashfaqofficial.

Maria Lytrivi is our PR Director. She is a teen writer from Athens, Greece that enjoys writing poetry, fantasy and horror. Her poetry has appeared in the “Ice Lolly Review” and “Pastel Serenity Zine”. When not writing she can be found singing her favourite musical theater soundtracks at the top of her lungs.

Aditi is our Marketing Director. She is a teen writer and journalist. Her position allows her to explore new age literature with the power of social media

Chiu-yi (Rachel) Ngai is our Journal Director and a proud Hong Konger who loves reading and writing. When she’s not doing either of those things, she can be found working on a jigsaw puzzle or practicing music. In addition to her work at SeaGlass, Rachel is an editor for her school’s literary magazine, Footnotes, a staff writer/editor at Project Said, and a staff writer at Intersections Magazine. Her work can be found on all three, and she hopes you have a wonderful day, wherever you are!

Caroline is our Instagram Manager and graduated from college from Oakland University with an English degree. She is an avid reader of all genres. Caroline is passionate about all things books, television, music, and film, and is excited to expand her realms of storytelling by exploring complex topics and social issues. She hopes that the writing you read inspires you to feel a little more connected and aware of the world around you, while inspiring you to be your most authentic self.

Geneva is Seaglass’s Graphic Design Director. She is an Irish graphic designer and illustrator, that also has an hons degree an English and Philosophy that nobody cares about. She has had several of her illustrations published in print and online, both in Ireland and internationally and her love of poetry and art led her to become the visual editor and head illustrator for Three Fates Press, a poetry and literary collective based in Dublin. The hoop earring was a paid actor in that photo of her.

Marina Tsiatiri is an aspiring author and a passionate reader from Greece, as well as SeaGlass’s Assistant PR Director. She is studying informatics in university, while she balances learning languages on her own and working on multiple WIP’s. A coffee-lover and a fan of bedroom karaoke, Marina enjoys volunteering, petting stray cats and reading the same books over and over again.

Sage is our Submission Manager. Sage is an esoteric logophile who uses poetry as an outlet to purge their turbulent emotions. He adores deep conversations with his friends, dark academia and sustainability. If you buy her plants, she will love you forever.