luci-mastheadLucianna Chixaro Ramos is a Brazilian born and Florida raised poet. She enjoys living in a multilingual universe and answering her toddler’s questions about how the world works. You can find her work in the journals New South and Otoliths

Feel free to connect with her on Facebook or check out her website here.


Poetry Editor

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Nikki Fragala Barnes is a poet-artist exploring experimental forms and media. She finds spaces and intersections most meaningful when mixing genres. Born in Miami, she’s now raising a family in Winter Park, FL, and traveling as much as possible. B.A.+ M.Ed. from UF, M.F.A. in progress from Stetson — she collaborates with artists and writers in Orlando and beyond. Black coffee, dark chocolate, old soul.

You can connect with her on Facebook or through her website.


Prose Editor

19576415_10207591190616745_1420309308_nJacklyn Gion, an Ormond Beach native, has returned to Stetson after graduating with her B.A. in English. After a few years of teaching English at her alumni high school, she currently finds herself as a new mother, project contributor to O, Miami’s Poetry Fesitval, soccer and tennis coach, and, as always, beach aficionado. You can explore with her on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or her blog.


Mascotas (Alumni Editors)

Founding Editor

rebecca-mastheadRebecca Renner is a freelance writer, novelist, and high school creative writing teacher. She is a seventh generation Floridian. She grew up in Port Orange and earned a Bachelor’s of Arts from Stetson University. She currently attends Stetson’s MFA of the Americas, where she studies fiction writing. Obra/Artifact is the offspring of a hair-brained idea she and Lucianna Chixaro Ramos had after looking at Baroque art in a Mexican church.

Connect with Rebecca on social media: Twitter, InstagramFacebook, and her blog


Jared Alan Smith


Savannah Kater

Lindsay Marsh

Kelsey Theil Miller

Editor Photos (c) Cyriaco Lopes – 2017