“Substitute ‘damn’ every time you’re inclined to write ‘very’; your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.”
Amy R. Wong
Amy R. Wong is an Assistant Professor of English at Dominican and the faculty advisor for Tuxedo Magazine. She is currently writing a book about talk and print culture in the Victorian period. You should also ask her about the Victorian Fourth Dimension. Amy received her Ph.D. from UCLA and undergraduate degree from Harvard, and was a middle school teacher in between. Usually, you will find Amy with a cup of tea and a dog (also pictured).
Michaela is a Junior English major with a Creative Writing emphasis. She wants to become an English teacher and hopefully publish a few novels that she is thinking about/starting to write. In her spare time Michaela loves to read, write, watch Netflix, sleep, and hang out with family and friends.
Allie Daniels is a Junior English major with an emphasis in Creative Writing. She has been writing since the age of seven. Allie has also considers music as impactful upon her life from a young age. She loves spending time with friends and family, the most important people in her life. She spends the majority of her time watching horror movies on Netflix, catching up with Korean dramas, or fulfilling her crime fanaticism by watching crime shows, movies, and exploring the web (she says that if she weren’t an English major, she would have majored in criminology).
Rebecca Van Horn
Rebecca observes the world around her and writes about those observations, late at night, with the curtains drawn. She is a senior in the Dominican University Adult Continuation program, where she has sought refuge from an adulthood spent in retail and care giving for elderly and crabby people.
Ian Crosby is a Junior English Major and an aspiring writer. He has been interested in telling stories since he was a child, and is currently experimenting with writing in various genres. He is a Marin local who loves animals, terrible puns, and long walks on the beach.
Camille is an English major transfer completing her first semester at Dominican.
Trevor Blixt is a freshman English major with an emphasis in Creative Writing. He was born and raised in Marin County and is a great source for information on the community. Trevor loves to read and write fiction stories and hopes to one day write a series of fantasy novels. Outside of writing, Trevor enjoys spending time with his close friends, family, and two cats. He also enjoys following professional soccer and managing the Tuxedo email account.
Alex Turnage is a California bred human who has yet to live outside the sunny state. He was determined when he got to college, he was going to choose a major he was passionate about regardless of how much of a bum it was likely to make him. He has an obsessive passion with all forms of storytelling from books and comics to games and movies with the occasional joke for good measure. He aspires to be a entertainer but of what sort he knows not yet. He edits this magazine for the sense of pride and accomplishment it brings him.