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Abigail MacDiarmid

Executive Editor

Hello! I’m Abigail MacDiarmid, the Literary Editor at Brushfire. I am an English Literature major and Mathematics minor at the University of Nevada, Reno. My favorite genres are speculative fiction, magical realism, and gothic fiction, but I am open to any and all types of writing. One thing I love about this position is discovering new perspectives and writing styles. I hope that this journal will inspire all those who submit to not be afraid to experiment because sometimes the weirder, the better.
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Danian Arguello

Visual Arts Director

Hey everyone! I’m Danian Arguello, the Art Director at Brushfire. I’m a Fine Arts major and minoring in Entrepreneurship. I absolutely love art, so drawing and creating take up a lot of my time. Besides art, I love listening to music, hanging out with friends, watching anime, and chilling with my dog named Appa.
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Paige Krueger

Staff Editor

Hi! My name is Paige Krueger, and I’m the Staff Editor here at Brushfire. I am undeclared in my major, and am heavily interested in studying STEM and various liberal arts here at UNR.
I enjoy creating things, playing games, and listening to music along with learning all I can on my subjects of interests which are honestly too many to count. I enjoy hanging out with friends and family, and am excited to take up this position at Brushfire.
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Madison Kitch

Staff Writer

Hello! My name is Madison Kitch, and I'm the staff writer for Brushfire. I'm studying Journalism and Political Science here at the University of Nevada, Reno. I have a soft spot for long form journalism pieces and I enjoy most genres of books. My favorite writer is Joan Didion. When I'm not writing or reading, I like to watch movies and hang out with my friends. I'm excited to write for Brushfire and can't wait to see your submissions!
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Israel Cruz

Audiobook Producer

Greetings everyone! I'm Israel Cruz, Audiobook Producer for Brushfire. I am studying Applied Mathematics while minoring in Music Industry and Japanese. I love sound and anything to do with it and its transformation. When not racking my brain on maths I can barely understand or making some new cacophony I will probably be playing games with friends or trying some new series with my family.