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Cheung Shun Kit Anderson completed two years (2015 - 2017) of study in a four-year Bachelor Degree of Psychology program organized by Hong Kong Gratia Christian College. In 2017, he withdrew his study at Hong Kong Gratia Christian College. He is currently a 3rd year student at Hong Kong Shue Yan University, pursuing a four-year Bachelor Degree of Social Sciences, which he is majoring in Sociology and minoring in Psychology. He is expected to receive a Bachelor Degree in 2020. Ifeoluwa Bada, or Bada for short, is a 21 year old Nigerian DACA recipient. She recently received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology, with a minor in Creative Writing, at the Unviersity of Texas at Austin. Bada is a recipient of the Roy Crane Literary Award. Currently, she is working on expanding her literary knowledge beyond that of Harry Potter and Stephen King novels -- though in her opinion they deserve attention. Though only a few months out of college, she is already planning on going back to earn her Masters in Fine Arts. Claudia Rivera Barbeito is a junior at the University of Tampa where she studies biology and art. This is her first time submitting a piece to a literary journal. Claudia uses her writing to reflect on her experiences as a young woman from Puerto Rico, as well as call attention to the cultural and socio-economic crisis the island suffers from. Tanner Barnes is currently working on the last leg of his Bachelor’s degree in English at Florida State University. He spent a great deal of time over the past few months stress eating as a result of applying to graduate school. He hopes to pursue poetry as far as it will take him. Recently his hometown was leveled by a category 5 hurricane, so getting one of his poems picked up has helped to lift his spirits. Isabella Barricklow is an English major at Central Michigan University. She is a 2019 Fulbright English Teaching Award nominee for Colombia. She spends her spare time speaking Spanish, traveling, hiking, and writing about all of it. Her work has appeared in The Blue Route, Red Cedar Review, The Slag Review, Audeamus, Central Review, and 30N.

Profile for Oakland Arts Review

Oakland Arts Review Volume 4  

Oakland Arts Review Volume 4