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KoraLee Robinson is obsessed with all things old and weird, cats and crafting, antiques and apples, dancing and dreaming, she has no time to concern herself with anything dull or conventional. While typing stories and thoughts, pondering the strange and lovely things we humans do, wear, listen to, and say, she infuses her musings with her soul’s whimsical point of view. She never takes herself too seriously, and drinks tea like a mad-woman.
We’re having a 60s dance party to help raise money to print our first issue! Come dance, laugh and get to know the ladies behind Neblina! Ery’one is invited so bring all your friends!
PS. Isn’t this flyer amazing?! Thanks to our homegirl Chelsea Wrightson!
Kayla Lujan is a student at the University of New Mexico studying Public Relations and Spanish. She is a self-proclaimed grammar police officer, a closet poet, an inquisitive photographer-in-training and a faithful daydreamer. As The Animals say “Good things. Very good things.
Chelsea Wrightson is a local artist who drew a BFA degree from The University of New Mexico. She enjoys daydreaming about the 4th dimension, believes books are proof of human magic and is currently working on an embroidery hoop collection. To quote her words at age 13 she “thinks only of saving the world from pollution, animals and jewelry.”
Sarah Mowrey is a comedian, writer, and is probably wearing two mis-matched prints right now. As a comedian, Sarah founded UNM’s comedy troupe “Comedy?” which is as confusing to pronounce as it is to punctuate at the end of a sentence. Mowrey has been doing stand up since 2010 but has been able to perform in three states, Colorado, New Mexico and Texas. Sarah asked her twitter friends what to put in her bio she got this response, “She has nice hair and tells the jokes.” That she does. Thanks twitter! Currently, Sarah can be found producing weekly shows at The Box Performance Space in downtown Albuquerque, every Saturday night! You can LOL @
twitter.com/mowreyjokes & mowreyjokes.com .
M.R. Branwen is an editor on the move. A graduate of Harvard University, she is currently the senior reader of fiction at Harvard Review and the sole editor and publisher of Slush Pile Magazine, a small, web-based magazine that publishes remarkable pieces of literary short fiction, narrative non-fiction, poetry, and a healthy dose of wit. She has been published in Harvard Summer Review, Thieves Jargon, and Metazen.
Amelia Olson spends most of her time trying to win the “Fan of the Week” photo contest on the E.T facebook page and trying not to eat another bag of popcorn. She lives in Albuquerque, NM and thinks her cat, Matilda, can predict her future. She drinks coffee like water and wishes she could paint the nails on her right hand without it looking like she was drunk. She founded Neblina, is a contributing writer at Hello Giggles, writes about tender hearts on her blog http://rainbowsonar.tumblr.com/ and records songs in her bedroom at http://velvetbumblebees.bandcamp.com/.
Sarah Kennedy is a lady about town who is afraid to curse in front of her mom. As a Geeks Who Drink quizmaster, she brings a fun event to Broken Bottle Brewrey on the westside every week. As a comedian, she was recently voted “Best Local Comedian” by Albuquerque The Magazine and the Weekly Alibi. She has opened for the Upright Citizens Brigade; and for Dana Goldberg, Fortune Feimster, and Erin Foley as part of 2011’s and 2012’s SW Funny Fest. She was a finalist in NBC’s Stand Up For Diversity nationwide comedy contest and also performed as part of the Austin, TX Ladies Are Funny Festival in both 2011 and 2012. As a vlogger, Sarah posts New Mexico issue oriented videos every Wednesday to youtube.com/clearlysk. She’s incredibly, incredibly excited to see what showing up as a column writer looks like. Keep reading!
Elizabeth Chavez is an active reader that lives in the South Valley of Abq, NM. She spends most days watching baby chickens scratch the ground and being hypnotized by a sewing machine. She recently fell in love with ironing and listening to the elementary kids playing at recess. Among other things, she hopes to inspire and be inspired by all things DIY. As Kurt Vonnegut said, “To practice any art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow. So do it.”