He is in his second year in the Creative Writing Program at The New School and can be found attending literary events around New York, running on Randall’s Island, and looking for the best chopped cheese sandwich in the city.
Nadja Tiktinsky holds a BA in Creative Writing from Southern Methodist University and is currently pursuing an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults at The New School.
Teachers & Writers Collaborative is pleased to continue our partnerships with the graduate writing programs at The New School and New York University during 2018–2019.
Each year, MFA candidates at The New School are chosen as T&W education or editorial associates, while graduate students at NYU receive the Writers in the Public Schools Fellowship.
When she is not found writing or performing, Cynthia enjoys traveling, spending time with family, and wandering museums. She is a former litigation lawyer who now teaches Kundalini yoga and has a small farm of Alpacas, donkeys, goats and sheep in Upstate NY.
She is a second-year fiction student in MFA program at the New School and is at work on her first novel. Ralph is a literary artist concentrating in Writing for Children and Young Adults at The New School, where she is crafting a tropical novella on the mysteries of nature, faith, and human memory.
Jonathan is eager to be a Teachers & Writers education associate.
He is currently working on a novel which would be his first professional sale if published.
Ethan was born and raised in Los Angeles and loves to write about the city he grew up in because it is “way more chill” than New York.
Auriane Desombre is a YA writer currently pursuing an MA in English Literature from NYU and an MFA in Creative Writing for Children & Young Adults from The New School.