Welcome to our first-ever team of all-remote editorial interns!

We are so excited to have these talented women join our team. They're helping us catch up on our submission backlog, plan future issues of Creative Nonfiction, and get ready to launch a new website this spring. 

Stephanie Dinkmeyer

Stephanie Dinkmeyer’s writing has appeared in Catapult, Rookie, HelloGiggles, and other publications. She has a weekly movie review newsletter called "The Criterion Cure" and is at work on an essay collection about all of her “firsts." She lives outside Pittsburgh with her husband and three cats.

Emily Johnson

Emily Johnson is a writer, editor, and college instructor based in St Paul, Minnesota. She holds an MFA in creative nonfiction writing from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Emily currently freelances as a copywriter and teaches creative writing, literature, and composition at a small liberal arts college.

Avleen K Mokha

Avleen K Mokha is an artist and editor based in Montreal, Canada. She holds a B.A. in English Literature and Linguistics from McGill University. Avleen's work has appeared in places such as carte blanche, Yolk Literary, and Déraciné Magazine, among others. Presently, Mirabel edits poetry and prose for Persephone’s Daughters, a literary magazine devoted to survivors of abuse, and screens nonfiction submissions for Narratively. Her debut poetry collection, Dream Fragments, came out in fall 2020 from Montreal's Cactus Press.

Michele Popadich

Michele Popadich is an MFA student in creative nonfiction at Northwestern University. Her essays have appeared in Hippocampus, Talking Writing, and Driftless. You can also hear her tell stories in various live lit venues around Chicago. When she’s not writing, she’s managing products at a tech company, running very long distances, climbing tall rocks, and vigorously petting her cat. Follow Michele on Twitter @miche1ewith1L, and check out her past work here.