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WINGLESS DREAMER TEAM

Discover the power of words with our expert editorial team. Our team of skilled writers and editors deliver high-quality content that informs, engages, and inspires. Join us on our mission to bring clarity and creativity to the world.

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Ruchi Acharya

FOUNDER & CEO

Ruchi Acharya is the CEO and Founder of Wingless Dreamer Publisher. She has garnered much acclaim for her poetry book, Off the Cliff. She received her summer graduation in English Literature from the University of Oxford. Her work has been applauded by multiple publishers such as Borderless Journal, The Publishing Room, Overachiever magazine, Detester magazine, Muddy River Poetry Review, Rhodora magazine, Mulberry Literary, Seaglass Literary, Flare journal, Analogies and Allegories, and Maythorn magazine among 100 others. When not writing she can be found exploring historical buildings and ancient ruins.
 

You can visit her online at ruchiacharya.com

 

"All worries are less with wine"

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Chris Valles

GUEST EDITOR

Christopher (Chris) Valles is a second year student at Oberlin College. Chris is a young Latino writer from the southside of Chicago has a love for poetry and the art of literature as a whole, He has had work published in The Teen Author Boot Camp and Wingless Dreamer. In 2021, he received an honorable mention for one of his short stories by the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. He loves cats, writing, and working for Wingless Dreamer!

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Perry Ren

GUEST EDITOR

Perry Ren is a Chinese Canadian educator, writer and ukulele wielder. She has vertigo and wants a cat, but mostly, she has a BA in English Lit from Mcgill University, and an MA in Chinese cultural studies from Fudan University. She currently reads children’s books for a living.

“Who in the rainbow can draw the line where the violet tint ends and the orange tint begins? Distinctly we see the difference of the colors, but where exactly does one first blendingly enter into the other? So with sanity and insanity.”

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Bianca Rivetti-Burattini

ARTIST

Sao Paulo based artist, Bianca Rivetti Burattini has been developing her art for several years through an array of different techniques and stylization experiments. Originally an architect, Rivetti has incorporated different facets of color and composition knowledge within her craft. Architecture has given the artist a new perception regarding space and composition, as well as a deeper understanding of color and aesthetics. Through fine art and illustration, Rivetti focuses on creating bold, colorful works that are expressive of the artist’s feelings and are heavily inspired by Brazilian culture and biodiversity, the female shape and an overall sense of wonder towards the world through a blend of pop surrealism and fantasy. Currently, she lives in Brazil.

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Rebecca Raush

GUEST EDITOR

Rebecca Raush (she/her) is an undergraduate student at Rutgers University pursuing an English major with minors in International and Global Studies and Creative Writing. With a deep passion for poetry, her current inspirations include Ocean Vuong, Mark Doty, and Blythe Baird. In her free time, she enjoys reading, running, and writing. Past accolades include winning the My Spoken Mark Spoken Word poetry competition through her university in 2020 and winning third prize in the Evelyn Hamilton poetry award through the Rutgers Writers House. This is her first time editing a poetry anthology with Wingless Dreamer.

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Hamsini Mangalampalli

EDITOR

Hamsini is a curious writer from India. She is intrigued by human nature and seeks to explore the complexities and nuances of the human psyche through her writing. She is incredibly fascinated by witty humour and strives to incorporate it into her work. She has a penchant for adding elements of magic and fantasy to her writing because magic makes everything better.

 

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Kelly Sargent

EDITOR

Kelly Sargent’s poems and artwork, have appeared in more than 30 literary publications. She is also the author of Seeing Voices: Poetry in Motion (Kelsay Books, 2022). Her upcoming children’s book is entitled Sundae Sundays. In addition to serving Wingless Dreamer, she acts as CNF editor of The Bookends Review and a reviewer for an organization dedicated to making visible the artistic expression of sexual violence survivors.

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Samuel Robertson

EDITOR

Samuel Robertson, who was born in the chilly borderlands of East Scotland and now resides in Edinburgh, is almost 22 years old and works for the NHS while still following his literary career by pursuing an English Literature degree and editing for Wingless Dreamer in his spare time. He has already been published multiple times and intends to one day have his own poetry book available for other readers and other aspiring LGBT poets.

 

“Someday, somewhere — anywhere, unfailingly, you’ll find yourself, and that, and only that, can be the happiest or bitterest hour of your life.” -Pablo Neruda

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Esha Shukla

EDITOR

Esha is a literature student. All she does is jump from one story to another, taking leaps into the many worlds she has created for herself via books, movies and art. Inspired by Wellington Wimpy, you can easily catch her eating a burger somewhere.

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Paul Bluestein

GUEST EDITOR

Paul Bluestein is a physician (done practicing) and a blues musician (still practicing). He currently lives in Connecticut with his wife and his dog Tucker (a Flat-coated Retriever). Nearby, there is a beach where he finds quiet time to think about the past, wonder about the future, and lose his sunglasses. In addition to poems and short stories that have appeared in a wide variety of online and print publications, he has had two full-length books of poetry published by Silver Bow Publishing – TIME PASSAGES in 2020 and FADE TO BLACK in 2021.

“Sometimes, crazy is all there is.” -paul

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Giada Mancini

ARTIST

Giada Mancini is an Italian Illustrator with 10 years of work experience in the field of animation, photo editing, and graphics design in both digital and traditional art. She started working in the Italian animation industry as the author of her own projects but also collaborating on many other projects as a co-character designer and scriptwriter, Flash animator, colorist, and background artist. “Per aspera ad astra is a Latin phrase meaning through hardships to the stars” – Giada

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