Tristan Adams


Tristan Adams is a Creative Writing and Film Production student who has worked as a projectionist and theatre associate. An avid photographer, Tristan plans to pursue a career in film festival management and film editing post-graduation.

Emily Fedewa

Managing Editor

Emily Fedewa is a junior at UW-Milwaukee majoring in Creative Writing and minoring in Comparative Literature. When she’s not in class, you can find her exploring Milwaukee with friends, watching Criminal Minds, or sipping on a steaming cup of peppermint tea. You can also catch her on her YouTube channel reviewing, ranking, and raving about books of all kinds.

Tyler Acker

Poetry Editor, Copyeditor

Tyler Acker is a senior at UW-Milwaukee majoring in Political Science and Creative Writing. Aside from his passion for politics and poetry, Tyler is especially fascinated by the academic disciplines of film studies, history, literary theory, and philosophy. When he isn’t sinking his teeth into his coursework, Tyler enjoys immersing himself in the possible worlds of film, game, and literature.

Katie Beeman

Fiction Editor, Copyeditor

Katie Beeman is a senior at UW-Milwaukee and is a Creative Writing major. When she’s not in class, you can find her reading the latest and greatest horror novel or writing her own thrilling content. She also loves exploring the city with her friends and hopes to eat at every Mexican restaurant in Milwaukee someday. 

Lauren Breunig

Lauren Breunig

Fiction Editor, Publicist

Lauren Breunig is in her second year at UW-Milwaukee, majoring in Creative Writing with a minor in Journalism. When she is not drinking alarming amounts of coffee while studying, she attempts to bake bread products that technically can be called bagels and works her way through her ever-growing “to be read” list. 

Kaitlyn Diskin

Kaitlyn Diskin

Fiction Editor, Layout Editor

Kaitlyn Diskin is a senior at UW-Milwaukee majoring in Film with a minor in Journalism, Advertising, and Media Studies (JAMS). Most of her free time is taken up with personal film or photography projects. She fuels her creativity through the drinks she makes while working as a barista at the Grind on campus. 

Rae'ven Eddy

Rae'ven Eddy

Poetry Editor, Copyeditor

Rae’ven Eddy is a senior majoring in Journalism and Media Studies, with a minor in English. She hopes to move to New York City after graduation and work in publishing. In her spare time, she loves to read, daydream to music, drink too much coffee, watch her favorite YouTubers, and talk way too much about her most recent television show or movie obsession. 

Erika Jacobsen

Erika Jacobsen

Art Editor, Graphic Designer

Erika Jacobsen is pursuing a degree in Design and Visual Communication at UW-Milwaukee. Still sifting through all kinds of mediums, various experiments of her work can be found on her portfolio. When not working at her part-time job as a barista or finding new ways to fuel her creative mind, you can find her cooking up a new favorite dish in the kitchen, hanging out at the ceramics lab, or sipping on a warm cup of matcha and kickin’ back with her cat Juno. 

Carly Minor

Carly Minor

Publicist, Event Planner

Carly Minor is a senior at UW-Milwaukee majoring in Rhetoric and Professional Writing. She is also a volunteer for the ACLU and an Editorial Intern for Dzanc Books. Outside of school and work, her hobbies include reading spooky books, finding new music and movies to stream, shopping for antiques, and spending time with her crazy friends. She is currently trying to become a better plant mom and has a rescue kitty named Tully. 

Lindsey Naze

Lindsey Naze

Nonfiction Editor, Fundraiser

Lindsey Naze is a senior at UW-Milwaukee majoring in Creative Writing. When she’s not studying, she can be found writing, reading, baking, chatting with friends, watching movies and Netflix, or working to become an unofficial expert on ancient Greek mythology. She works as a tutor for UW-Milwaukee at Waukesha’s Online Writing Lab. 

Abby Pipho

Abby Pipho

Graphic Designer, Web Editor

Abby Pipho is currently a junior at UW-Milwaukee majoring in Design & Visual Communications. Most of her time is taken up by staring at a screen, whether for schoolwork, losing herself in K-Pop-related YouTube videos, or trying to catch up on anime. She also tries to stay creative by making collages and doodling in her sketchbooks. 

Andrea Riley

Andrea Riley

Web Editor, Event Planner

Andrea Riley is a senior at UW-Milwaukee majoring in Media Studies, minoring in Film Production, and earning a certificate in Digital Arts and Culture. She is currently the Lead Copywriter and Social Media Coordinator at UW-Milwaukee’s Union Marketing Services and her favorite campaign she gets to work on is Geek Week and Fall Welcome because she loves seeing the university’s community come together. You can find her work online. 

Bill Stephens

Bill Stephens

Copyeditor, Researcher

Bill Stephens is in his final semester to obtain his English degree with a minor in Criminal Justice. He enjoys reading a wide range of fiction as well as getting out of the house to participate in physical activities such as rappelling and hiking. 

Libby Thomas

Libby Thomas

Graphic Designer

Libby Thomas is one of Furrow’s Graphic Designers. She is currently a senior at UW-Milwaukee majoring in Design and Visual Communication. When she is not in class, she works on creating music, photography, baking, reading, working with children, and spending time with loved ones. 

Sydney Vinyard

Poetry Editor, Staff Photographer

Sydney Vinyard is currently a Junior at UW-Milwaukee majoring in Creative Writing. When they’re not in the classroom, you can find them getting coffee, reading poetry, taking photos, and dancing to Fiona Apple in their small apartment when no one is around to see it. 

Natalie Wallace

Natalie Wallace

Art Editor, Layout Editor

Natalie Wallace is a junior at UW-Milwaukee studying Art and Design with a concentration in Design and Visual Communication. She is also pursuing a minor in JAMS with a certificate in Digital Arts and Culture. Natalie’s studies have help her discover the ways in which empathy and vulnerability impact her work. When she isn’t creating or designing, she enjoys exploring local coffee shops. 

Patrick Weary

Patrick Weary

Nonfiction Editor, Art Editor

Patrick Weary, Jr. is currently a senior at UW-Milwaukee majoring in Creative Writing. When he is not spending time writing or reading, he likes to spend time with friends searching for hidden Milwaukee art or drinking tea while reading a good book. 

Melissa Wesloski

Melissa Wesloski

Nonfiction Editor, Copyeditor

Melissa Wesloski is currently a junior at UW-Milwaukee majoring in Creative Writing. Writing is her escape from the stifling nature of everyday Wisconsin life. When she’s not in class, she is busy taking care of her disabled mother. She likes literature, classical music, and cats. 

Casandra Zimmerman

Casandra Zimmerman

Copyeditor, Web Editor

Casandra Zimmerman is a senior majoring in English at UW-Milwaukee and is an Editorial Intern at Dzanc Books. In her spare time, she obsesses about travel, Christopher Moltisanti, and whether Jimi Hendrix’s cover of “All Along the Watchtower” is better than the original by Bob Dylan.  

Shelby Zwintscher

Shelby Zwintscher

Publicist, Web Editor

Shelby Zwintscher is a senior at UW-Milwaukee majoring in Creative Writing. Shelby loves storytelling in all forms: writing, theatre, photography, film, and literature. She can often be found falling down the rabbit hole that is fictional worlds. 

Valerie Laken

Valerie Laken

Faculty Advisor

Valerie Laken is the Faculty Advisor for Furrow and an Associate Professor of English at UW-Milwaukee. She is the Pushcart Prize-winning author of the novel, Dream House, and the story collection, Separate Kingdoms. She likes dogs, bikes, boats, books, and tea. 

Danielle Harms

Danielle Harms

Graduate Student Advisor

Danielle Harms is Furrow’s Graduate Student Advisor. A PhD student in English, she is the Creative Nonfiction Editor for Cream City Review and a Digital Humanities Teaching Fellow. She earned her MFA at George Mason University, where she was the Editor of Phoebe Journal and an Assistant Term Professor. Her writing has been published in the Denver Quarterly, Baltimore ReviewJuked, and elsewhere. She really likes lakes and bikes. You can find her online.  

2020 Editors:

Natalie Bagniefski (Editor-in-Chief)

Tristan Adams (Managing Editor)

Daniel Clinton

Lizbeth Gama

Allie  Habeck

Robbie Imbrie

Valerie Johnson

Cass Kieck

Faith LeMay

Aleah Merriwether

Amanda Niebauer

Nick Orfield

Cal Owens

Elliott Vickrey

Grace Winter

Brittany Wetter


2019 Editors

Kat Skjoldager (Editor-in-Chief)

Morissa Young (Managing Editor)

David Acosta

Natalie Bagniefski

Nathan Adam Beadel

Matthew Brandfass

Katie Durant Schultz

Rachael Kohler

Mia Krantz

Kayley Lane

Rachel Lapow

Rachel Radomski

Joe Schmidt

Hayley Stumbris

Jordan Sykes

Katie Turyna

Sara Weiss

Tesia Zeitlow



2018 Editors

Scott Clark (Editor-in-Chief)

Eddie Ahrenhoerster

Meghan Calderone

Jessie Choinoski

Paul Crowley

Mai Yer Hang

Stephen Jensen

Shenandoah LaRock

Keyllyn Emily Lock

Malachi Lyonsdove

Deanna Schneider

Kat Skjoldager

Callie Weers

2017 Editors

Elliott Baas

Katrina Brinkman

Hannah Bulgerin

Scott Clark

Paul Dixon

Brian Eisel

Nat Froiland

Nicholas Gruber

Alena Hansen

Jennifer Johnston

Margaret Kennedy

Lauren Lisak

Christina Luick

Rachel Lynn


2016 Editors

Jess Alanis

Kayci Bodart

Kearstin Estrada

Nick Fitzpatrick

Jessica Gollwitzer

Melissa Holck

Alexandra Howard

Andrew Mathwick

Lorna Pecard

Benjamin Smart

Rachel Stuplich

Emily Talapa

Alex Tubbs

Matthew Wamser

2015 Editors

Ashanti Anderson

Rebecca Bohdalik

Max Bradshaw

Eric Buenning

Jack Ceschin

Leah Froats

Megan Gray

Jacob Herzfeld

Carli Knudten

Casey Kyles

Chelsea Morrow

Amanda Puerzer

Rehanna Skonecki

Nick Tabat

Angelika Villafuerte


2014 Editors

Colleen Cotter

Tyler Ford

Theresa Gamble

Sarah Grzezinski

Joshua Hancock

Alexander Knox

Spero LoMenzo

KrisAnne Madaus

Brian Malloy

Chelsea Moskow

Tanner Rogers

Nick Tabat

Nicole Timblin


2013 Editors

Kristin Drescher

Matt Farr

Maddy Hughes

Tanner Irons

Rachel Kinnard

Veronika Kunath

Lexi Majack

Rachel Niemann

Amber Scarborough

Monica Thomas

Emily Tobias

Sharon Jessica Van Leuven

Jess Wichman

Jason C. Wilkerson

Margaret Wilson


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