The Spellbinding Shelf Book Bloggers is a student organization at Arizona State University that gives college students practical writing and editing skills. We publish posts covering all things bookish including fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.
Follow us on our journey to support avid readers and promote the local literary community through our student-run blog!
To the right, you can find an ongoing list of all contributors.
To read Rachel Hagerman’s “Letter From the Editor,” click here.
Sharon Enck is a published writer, blogger, and film trivia aficionado. She is a Senior majoring in English with a concentration in Creative Writing, and she plans to use her degree to inspire and educate fellow wordsmiths and bookworms. She recently won NaNoWrimo and her current writing projects include collections of short stories from the female perspective, and 101 word essays. When she isn’t studying or writing, she is spending time with her daughter, husband, and spoiled cat.
Jade Stanton is beginning her sophomore year at Arizona State University. She is pursuing a Physics degree through Barrett, the Honors College. She is a proud parent of multiple plants and an adorable dog. In her free time, she enjoys reading, painting, and playing the piano.
Roxanne Bingham is beginning her senior year at Arizona State University. She is pursuing a degree in Secondary Education (English) and Creative Writing through Barrett, The Honors College. She hopes to write a best-selling novel (or more) someday. At the moment, she works as an Online Writing Tutor for ASU and is entering her first semester of interning with a mentor teacher at a middle school.
Rikki Tremblay is a doctoral candidate in interdisciplinary communication studies at Arizona State University. She studies arts-based and nature-based research methods, ecological communication, and non-normative identities and relationships. She is currently working on her dissertation and a book of poetry. She loves reading and writing as well as spending time with her wife and two small dogs.
Jaycee Graffius is a freshman at New College and is majoring in Forensic Science. She has a passion for books that are strange and magical, especially fantasy. She has a cockatiel named Neuton, who is spoiled silly, and ten plants that she has named after her favorite book characters. She hopes to one day write her own fantasy series while still becoming a doctor. In her free time, she likes to bike, write, color, crochet, and craft.
Lauren Kuhman is a sophomore at Arizona State University studying Nonprofit Leadership and Management. She got her love of reading from The Hunger Games and has since branched out to reading a variety of books. In addition to reading, she enjoys baking, traveling, drawing/coloring, and art history.
Melanie Wilson is a second year Journalism student at Arizona State University, minoring in Spanish and Business Analytics. She has been writing fictional short stories and poems since she can remember, and her passion for writing and connecting with others through her words is what keeps her motivated. She works as a Writing Mentor for Arizona State University and has been published in the Sun Lakes Splash newspaper and Coveo Blog, as well as her own blog, Mel’s Mind.
Tabitha Brumer is currently a junior at Arizona State University. She is pursuing a degree in Creative Writing, with a minor in Women and Gender Studies. In her spare time, she likes to read, write, bake, and hang out with her roommate. One day, she hopes to use her love of reading and writing to break into the world of publishing.
Taylor Dilger is a sophomore at Arizona State University majoring in English and minoring in Media Analysis. Her two biggest passions are reading and writing and hopes to one day work at a publishing house. She currently works as a lifeguard and enjoys posting to her bookstagram, @inkonthe.page, in her spare time.
Paul Stanton is a sophomore studying Graphic Information Technology at Arizona State University. When not in school he reads books about magic, draws maps of cities that don’t exist, and tells ghost stories to his dog. His dream job is being the guy who draws the maps on the inside covers of fantasy books, the ones with “Here be dragons” written in the margins.