FOUNDER, EDITOR IN CHIEF
Kripa Bansal is a 20 year old writer, studying at Grinnell College. She can usually be seen trying to untangle her jumbled thoughts into tangible poetry or trying to get through college. She is also the editor-in-chief of her school magazine and has been featured in teen literary magazines such as Teen Ink. She is of the strong belief that every soul on this planet has a story to tell and through Pandemonium, she hopes to give a voice to as many of those souls as possible.
Nicole Tooley is a 17-year-old who attends Community High School in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She grew a love for writing in her English and creative writing classes at school. She was named a 2018 Ann Arbor/Ypsi teen poetry slam finalist and was one of the founding editors of her school’s 200-page Literary book: Voice. Outside of the literary arts scene, Nicole also enjoys dancing.
TECHNOLOGY AND LAYOUT HEAD
Kaajal is a 16-year-old coder and designer from Bangalore, India. As someone who loves combining technology with solving social issues, she has released 2 apps on the Play Store, Liberate: My OCD Fighter, a self-help tool for people with OCD, and Help Me Out!, an aid for self-help groups in villages.
Ila Manish is a 17 year old studying at National Public School, HSR Layout in Bangalore. Ila has been reading and writing ever since she first discovered the alphabet. She loves to write poetry in particular, and at other times she can be found re-reading old Agatha Christie novels or feasting on all the chocolate she can find.
Bianca Arce is a 16-year-old writer living in Brooklyn, New York. She goes to Uncommon Charter High School, where she competes in Speech and Debate, writes for the school newspaper, and performs in her school plays. Later in life, Bianca wishes to be an actress/screenwriter for television and have her own Netflix show.
Rohini is a 15-year-old student based in Bangalore, India; She’s spent much of her time contributing to school art exhibitions, designing school magazines, and illustrating for apps and websites (like Liberate: My OCD Fighter). She shares almost all her work through her Instagram account.
INÉS RODRÍGUEZ HSU
Inés Rodríguez Hsu is a junior at American School of Barcelona in Barcelona, Spain. She has always loved expressing herself artistically, in the form of drawings and paintings, and currently takes art lessons at an academy in Barcelona. In her free time, she also enjoys reading, playing the violin and ice skating.
Rithika is a seventeen-year-old writer from New Jersey. She is currently a junior in J.P Stevens High School. She writes almost everything, but her favorite genre is poetry (the flowery kind). She always knew writing as a hobby and her dream is to one day make it a career. Currently, all her work has been published anonymously, but she hopes to be brave enough to use her real name to publish a book someday. She enjoys doing anything remotely artistic and will swim sometimes if you make her.
Jessica Hutt is a 17-year-old writer based in New Jersey. She currently serves as the Editor in Chief of Tangible Movement, a nonprofit organization endorsed by Grammy award-winning artist Miguel that is dedicated to educating, inspiring, and providing support to youth and young adults struggling with depression, addiction, and gender and sexual identity. She also enjoys writing for her own personal blog, Jess for Success. Jessica is excited to serve as a Prose Editor for Pandemonium Magazine and work with talented teenagers who share her passions.
Cindy Xin is a sixteen-year-old girl from the Bay Area in California. She uses writing as a way to explore the world & to learn to love it. Her poems have been published in Glass: A Journal of Poetry, After The Pause, Eunoia Review, Polyphony HS, and elsewhere. Her work has also been recognized by The Bay Area Book Festival's Young Authors Competition and she is a National Poetry Quarterly Scholarship Recipient. When not writing, she's either listening to music or staring into blank space.
Ama is a New York City based teen photographer and blogger, who strives to find her own creative style through imagery. Beyond her history oriented and journalism based school, she is passionate about women’s rights, environmental issues regarding conservation, along with educational equity. Through photography, she hopes to tell stories of people, cultures, and hardships. In her free time, she can be found reading fantasy novels, and working on photography projects.
LAYOUT AND DESIGN EDITOR
Krishita Kandoi is a nineteen-year-old girl from Kolkata. She is studying B.sc. in Media Science in NSHM College for Media and Design. She has successfully published two books and is a serial bingewatcher. She loves playing with dogs and is a strong advocate of climate change.
GLOBAL AMBASSADOR TEAM
Teen Art is an art-formation from Chernivtsi, Ukraine. They promote literature, music, art and photos created by teenagers. Their goal is to make people believe that teenagers are very talented and they need more possibilities to improve their skills and to express themselves better. They are always ready for some new projects and to make people smile and enjoy art.
Aishwarya Krishnan: Illustrations Editor
Ashley Tan: Poetry Editor