IJ Spring Issue 1

Issue 1

Taichung | Bangkok | Athens | Fort Cochin | Berlin

Contributor Bios

Angela Waldron (cover)-

Angela Waldron is an award-winning writer and photographer whose love of adventure has taken her across the United States, Europe, and Asia. After getting her BA in Anthropology she spent four years in Turkey documenting traditional occupations and studying Islamic mysticism. She has contributed over thirty articles illustrated with her photographs to a variety of publications including Discovery Central Asia, Kindred Spirit, Knives Illustrated, Odyssey (Greece), Open Central Asia, Pipes and Tobacco, Renaissance, and Wild Fibers.

Gaia Passarelli-

Gaia Passarelli is a 37 year old music and travel writer from São Paulo, Brazil. Gaia started writing in the late 90's and worked as interviewer for MTV Brazil between 2010-2013, covering some of the biggest music festivals in the world. Gaia writes for several local publications, and collaborates as Brazilian editor for Matador Network.

Gtimothy Gordon-

Gtimothy Gordon has received the National Endowment for the Arts & Humanities Fellowships and writing residencies, while several of his poems have been nominated for Pushcarts. His representative fiction and poetry has appeared in numerous journals and publications including Sonora Review, South Florida Literary Annual, Texas Observer and more. Gtimothy divides personal and professional lives between Asia and the Mountain/Desert Southwest.

Hannah Bonner-

Hannah Bonner's poems have appeared in Oyster Boy Review, The Cellar Door, Asheville Poetry Review, The Freeman, The North Carolina Literary Review, and The Southern Poetry Anthology, Volume VII: North Carolina. She has a book review of Robert Pinsky’s Singing School forthcoming in The Asheville Poetry Review and an essay published on December 9th, 2014 on VIDA: Women in Literary Arts.

Kurt Meichtry-

Kurt Meichtry lives in upstate New York, where he finances his travels by working as a claims manager. Kurt earned his BA in Economics from Nazareth College in 2006.

Lauren Boulus-

Lauren Boulus is a professional fashion and beauty writer living in New York City. She earned her MFA in Fiction from New York University, and her short stories, personal essays, and poems have appeared in a variety of online and print publications. Lauren is passionate about art, travel, music, pilates, and exploring the world through the written word.