Kayla Allen, founder & editor-in-chief, recently earned her MA in English from Northeastern University, where she specialized in fantasy, children’s and young adult fiction, and pop culture. After having a Hogwarts-related identity crisis, she has accepted that she is a Gryffindor.

Zahan Mehta, contributing editor, is an actor and born-again bookworm with a BA in theatre from Northeastern University. He’s a fan of Manchester United, prog rock, Star Wars, and blue whales, and he is a Hufflepuff (and a particularly good finder).