Maria Roland is an undergraduate student majoring in English and studying for a minor in Psychology. In the future she hope to be a writer of YA fiction novels. Her favorite types of fiction are fantasy and sci-fi. She has always loved to read and write, and hopes to inspire others to read and write too.
Emma Snyder is an undergraduate student working towards her BA. She is double majoring in Biomedical Sciences and English at Buena Vista University. Her work was recently published in The Albion Review. She lives in Storm Lake, Iowa. In her free time, she likes to play guitar, remodel old school buses, and sail.
Dr. Annamaria Formichella is a Professor of English at Buena Vista University and the faculty advisor for Hot Dish Magazine. She is the author of numerous poems and short stories as well as scholarly articles. This is her first year working with Hot Dish, and she was impressed by the quality of the submissions. She is also grateful to her editors for their dedication to the publication and their commitment to mentoring young writers.