Maja Teref

Faculty Advisor

is the translator of Ana Ristović’s Directions for Use (Zephyr Press, 2016) and Novica Tadić’s Assembly (Host Publications, 2009). Her translations have recently appeared in The New Yorker, Asymptote, Aufgabe, and elsewhere. She teaches AP Literature and Scholars English at Von Steuben Metropolitan Science Center and is a CollegeBoard AP Lit Rater.

Steven Teref

Editorial Advisor

is the translator of Ana Ristović’s Directions for Use (Zephyr Press, 2016) and Novica Tadić’s Assembly (Host Publications, 2009). His translations have recently appeared in The New Yorker, AsymptoteAufgabe, and elsewhere. He teaches literature and writing at Columbia College Chicago.

Mairi Glynn

Assistant Managing Editor

A sophomore at Von Steuben. This is her first year working with Ricochet Review. She loves poetry, fiction (historical, sci-fi, or fantasy), musicals (Hamilton is the new favorite), and art (even though she can’t draw). When she’s not studying, doing homework, or nagging someone she’s reading anything she can get her hands on or accidentally memorizing songs.

Gabriel Aco

Public Relations

Gabriel Aco is an overly energetic person who can’t seem to stay still for more than 10 seconds. People claim he has the “energy of a 3 year old on a sugar high, but maintains the maturity of a law firm.”  As a loud and talkative individual, he assumed the role of PR manager of Ricochet. He enjoys being busy and helping around wherever it need be. Apart from Ricochet, he maintains a lifestyle based around running and creating, whether it be in the form of art, photography, or writing. He has found that working under stress has been a key motivation for staying mentally sane.

Eleanor Hereña

Web/Graphic Design

Ellie is a sophomore at Von Steuben and is the web manager and part of the graphic design team for Ricochet Review. She spends her time painting and drawing, and loves being a part of Ricochet

Jacqui Santoyo

An intern for Ricochet Review.

Zain Usman

An intern for Ricochet Review and a senior at Von Steuben MSC. Since joining Ricochet Review’s editorial board, he’s become more interested in poetry.

Ivery Marquez

Ricochet Review has provided her a home the moment she realized it was more than just a poetry magazine. Ivery is a sophomore at Von Steuben who enjoys being a part of a professional editorial board and a group of poets. She’s an 80s girl who loves any form of art and meeting new faces.


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