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Carol Covington is a senior at MSU Denver, scheduled to graduate in December 2020.
Poet and Creative Non-Fiction writer, she began the pursuit of her passion when she discovered that life begins when you choose to live it. Currently a freelance journalist for MSU Denver’s RED magazine. and a contributing Prose editor with the Heavy Feather Review, Carol finds that her truest passion is being Nana to her three Grandson’s.
Georgina Rodriguez is finishing her BA in English with a minor in Japanese from Metropolitan State University of Denver. An emotion-centric and social commentary poet, writer, and speaker, Rodriguez has performed and spoken at spoken word events, poetry readings, and was set to perform her works at this year’s MSU Denver English Conference before its cancellation due to COVID-19. Some of the topics she has addressed in her writing in the past have included, depression, the power of words, rape culture, beauty culture, the loss of a parent, as well as, focusing on the duality of darker emotions and themes and playing with the idea of emotional journeys through the lens of physical journey. Many of her poems are written in a free verse, spoken word style, but in recent months, she has been exploring with form poems like the Japanese Tanka and Haiku and the French Sestina. She is currently working on completing a book of poetry and is set to participate in a Japanese speech competition in the fall speaking on the history and treatment of ethnic diversity and narratives within current mainland Japanese culture.
Ahja Fox can be found around Denver, Colorado reading at various events, cheering on her community, or co-hosting Art of Storytelling. As a professor and head editor for Poetix University and an assistant poetry editor for Copper Nickel and Homology Lit, she is almost always 100% immersed in the literary. Read some of her work in online and print journals like Five:2:One, LEVELER, Driftwood Press, Rigorous, Okay Donkey, The Perch (Yale), and more, including various anthologies. Follow and contact Ahja on Instagram or Twitter at @aefoxx and/or visit her website: https://dangerspoetics.wordpress.com/