• Web Services Graduate Fellow

    Amanda Ake is an MFA candidate in creative nonfiction at UNCW. She received a B.A. in English and Comparative Literature at Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, Georgia. 


    Courtney Justus is a fiction candidate in the MFA in Creative Writing program at UNCW. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Trinity University and has worked in the nonprofit sector, journalism and the arts.

  • Operations Graduate Fellow

    Kaitlin Hanrahan is the Graduate Fellow of Operations at WHQR. She is also a second-year poetry candidate in the UNCW Master of Fine Arts program, with previous degrees in French and Philosophy from UNCW. 

  • CoastLine Producer, Webmaster

    Katelyn Freund is a nonfiction student at UNCW's MFA Creative Writing program. She holds degrees in Spanish and English, although she admits her Spanish is rusty at best. In her time not spent working as WHQR's CoastLine Producer and Webmaster,...

  • Operations Graduate Fellow

    Marissa Castrigno is an MFA candidate in creative nonfiction at UNCW. She has a bachelor's degree from Wesleyan University where she majored in English and Existential Anxiety.