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Executive Editor:

Morgan Corbett

Morgan Corbett is a 4th year majoring in English and Creative Writing on the Publishing Track. She currently works as a Resident Assistant in Petersen Hall. Outside of work, Morgan enjoys reading, listening to music, and taking walks across campus.

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Managing Editor:

Sarah Inouye

Sarah is a gosei majoring in English and Creative Writing on the publishing track. Beside her work with New Moon, she's a poetry editor with earthwords and spent the summer interning for Inkwell Management. She's a local to the San Fransisco Bay Area. 

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PR & Social Media Director:

Tori Hummel 

Tori is a writer from Pennsylvania who enjoys caramel lattes, the color pink, and anything that sparkles. She currently works as the PR and Social Media Director.

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Production Director:
Olivia George

Olivia George is a junior at the University of Iowa majoring in English and Creative Writing on the publishing track as well as an Arts Entrepreneurship Certificate. She is so excited to work for New Moon Magazine and be an active part of the literary community in Iowa City. 

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Creative Director:

Vera Snodgrass

Vera Snodgrass is a junior at the University of Iowa majoring in Creative Writing on the Publishing track. Outside of New Moon she likes to run and doodle over notes. They love all things science fiction and horror and write some from time to time.

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Creative Director:

Katherine Steahly 

Katherine Steahly is studying visual art and creative writing here at UIowa. She’s incredibly eager to collaborate on the design with the New Moon Magazine team.

Prose Editors

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Maia Dickinson

Maia Dickinson is a junior majoring in Sociology and minoring in English. She loves working with New Moon as reading monthly pieces from our contributors opens a new way to look at the world. She enjoys reading the daily poem, walking in the park, writing stories, and reading long emotional books.


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Samantha Stagmier

Samantha Stagmier is originally from Roseville, California and came to the University of Iowa to study English and Creative Writing. She also has a minor in Art. In addition to writing, her hobbies include drawing, dance, and playing video games. She is currently a Prose Editor at New Moon Magazine. 

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Sydney Smithgall

Sydney Smithgall is a second-year student studying English/creative writing, psychology, and music. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, writing poetry, and sketching outside with her dog. Her work has appeared in Ink Lit Magazine, Zenith, and The Broken Clock. 

Poetry Editors

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Emma Erlbacher

Poetry Editor Emma Erlbacher is a third-year majoring in English/Creative Writing while also minoring in GWSS. She is excited to further connect with Uiowa's literary community and cannot wait to read your poems! 

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Cheyenne Mann

Cheyenne Mann is a 4th year studying chemistry and creative writing. They are thrilled to join the staff of New Moon and get to cry over poetry once a month. They can't whistle or find their car keys and they are likely asleep at this very moment.

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Jessica Quintero

Jessica Quintero is studying English/Creative Writing at the University of Iowa. She enjoys connecting to communities through literature and is excited to do that as a poetry editor at New Moon this year!