Memoryhouse Magazine is a quarterly publication that curates the personal narratives of the University of Chicago community and beyond through creative writing and visual art. The editorial board is a diverse collection of students at the University of Chicago who share a love of the written word.

Abbie Reeves, Editor-in-Chief

abbieAbbie Reeves joined Memoryhouse as a design editor three years ago and somehow became Editor-in-Chief along the way. She is studying English and Spanish at the University of Chicago, where she spends the majority of her time either reading or swing dancing. Abbie is a sucker for good graphic design, New Mexican food, and corgis.

Meera Joshi, Editor

Meera Joshi studies German at UChicago and has a soft spot for Franz Kafka. She is originally from the immensely exciting region of rural Nebraska. In her free time she enjoys digital illustration, reading, and binge-watching Netflix. Meera has been an editor of Memoryhouse for two years.

Caroline Carter, Editor


Caroline Carter is a Spanish literature major at the University of Chicago. She is from rural western Washington and regularly wonders how Chicago can be so flat. She loves rainy days, watercolor painting, and conlangs. This is Caroline’s first year as an editor of Memoryhouse.

Alice May, Editor


Alice May is a comparative human development major at the University of Chicago. She is from Nashville, TN, but don’t ask her if she likes country music. Alice loves Thai food and teaching 2nd graders at a nearby elementary school, and is very excited for her first year at Memoryhouse.

Lena BredaEditor


Lena Breda is a history and philosophy double major at the University of Chicago. She is from Portland, OR where she graduated from St. Mary’s Academy. She loves poetry, baked goods, and culinary history. This is Lena’s first year with Memoryhouse.

Susie Kixmoeller, Editor


Susie Kixmoeller is an English Language and Literature major at the University of Chicago. Susie loves food, and she is especially addicted to anything with hot sauce, ranch, or pickles. She takes every possible opportunity to pet a dog. This is Susie’s first year with Memoryhouse, and she’s very excited to be a part of such an amazing literary magazine!

Vanessa Ma, Editor

Marisol Sobek, Editor