Team: Old Friends

  • a young man with dark hair and glasses

    Bruno Reinert

    As a Digital Marketing Specialist, Bruno manages all digital advertisements, analytics, and social media for the agency. Driven by data and analytics, he leads clients in the digital marketing realm to implement strategies that deliver measurable results. Bruno previously worked in strategic communications for a local nonprofit and for Ball State University’s English and History […]

    Read More
  • headshot of a woman in blue blazer standing in downtown Muncie

    Melissa Jones

    With a background in creative, professional, and journalistic writing, Melissa serves as the copywriter and brand storyteller at Intersection. She brings with her more than 4 years of experience working at local newspapers, as well as more than 2 years of experience in public relations and communications at Ball State University. Melissa also served as […]

    Read More
  • Sarah Hollowell

    Sarah Hollowell is a fat, queer Hoosier writer aiming to up the magic quotient of Indiana. Her debut YA contemporary fantasy novel, A Dark and Starless Forest, is available now. Her work has appeared on The NoSleep Podcast, Fireside Fiction, Huffington Post, and in The (Other) F Word: A Celebration of the Fat and the […]

    Read More
  • Author photo of Angela Jackson-Brown

    Angela Jackson-Brown

    Angela Jackson-Brown is an award-winning writer, poet and playwright who teaches Creative Writing, English and African American Studies at Ball State University in Muncie, IN. She is also a member of the graduate faculty of the School of Creative and Professional Writing at Spalding University in Louisville, KY. She is a graduate of Troy University, Auburn […]

    Read More
  • a woman with blonde hair and glasses

    Lauren Cross

    Lauren Cross’s writing has appeared in Catapult, Hippocampus, Navigating Narratives: A Thematic Reader and elsewhere. Her essay, “How to Preserve a Body,” was a finalist for Fourth Genre’s 2020 Michael Steinberg Memorial Essay Contest. She currently serves as the creative nonfiction editor for Sweet Lit, and she teaches at her alma mater, Ball State University. […]

    Read More
  • woman with short light brown hair and a pink scarf

    Katy Rank Lev

    Katy Rank Lev is a freelance writer, editor, and educator living in Pittsburgh, PA. She holds an MFA in nonfiction writing from the University of Pittsburgh and has over 15 years’ experience in communications, ranging from nonprofit donor relations to feature-style magazine articles in national publications like Parents magazine. She specializes in higher education communications, […]

    Read More
  • lady in a dark shirt, brown hair, and big smile

    Jill Christman

    Jill Christman is a 2020 NEA Prose Fellow and the author of two memoirs, Darkroom: A Family Exposure (winner of the AWP Prize for Creative Nonfiction) and Borrowed Babies: Apprenticing for Motherhood (Shebooks & Her essays have appeared in magazines such as Brevity, Creative Nonfiction, Fourth Genre, Iron Horse Literary Review, Longreads, and O The Oprah Magazine—and her new collection, If This […]

    Read More
  • a man with brown hair and beard in a light blue shirt

    Jim Miller

    Jim Miller is a second-year in Ball State University’s MA in English with a concentration in Creative Writing. His creative work is comprised of short fiction focused on American culture. His other interests include web design and foreign language translation. In the past, he was the recipient of a Fulbright scholarship to teach English in […]

    Read More
  • Katy Didden

    Katy Didden is poet with a special interest in the relationship between text and image; the history of the elegy; and poetry and the environment. Her first book, The Glacier’s Wake, won the Lena-Miles Wever Todd Prize from Pleiades Press, and was published in 2013. She is currently working on a manuscript of mixed media erasure […]

    Read More