Our Purpose

The purpose of Grassroots is to provide the greater Carbondale, Illinois area with the chance to publish their creative efforts. Our staff will evaluate various creative works and work to publish at least one piece from every author.

The Editors (Fall 2023 – Spring 2024)

Porsche GarrettEditor-in-Chief

Layal OuesSenior Fiction Editor

Tatem HerdinaSenior Poetry Editor

Carly GistCo-Fiction Editor

Morgan MitchellCo-Fiction Editor

Kade WolfCo-Poetry Editor

Thandie KeownCo-Poetry Editor

Andrew LockeArtwork/Photography

Max BarhaugSocial Media/Graphics

Rafael FrumkinGrassroots Advisor

editors of the past




Submission and Contact Information

For current submission information to Grassroots, please see our submission guidelines,
email us at grassrootsmag@gmail.com, or stop by our office in Faner 2226.

If you would like an editor to visit your class, whether that class is a creative writing workshop, English 101 or 102, a UCOL course, or anything else, email our editors to set up a time for us to stop by.