Through the 3rd Eye's Emerging Authors

Kirrily Ludema

Works by Kirrily Ludema

Be FreePoem

Kirrily is a graduated 10th grader who lives in Rockford, Michigan. She has danced ballet for 11 years; She enjoys the great outdoors, and playing/listening to music!

Kyla Sisson

Kyla Sisson

Works by Kyla Sisson

Kyla Sisson is a junior at Aquinas College studying psychology, Spanish, and writing. Her work has appeared in Cicada magazine and the North Central Review.

Kyle Austin

Works by Kyle Austin

The Man Who Stirs the Pot: An Interview with Poem Porridge creator, Z.G. TomaszewskiArticle
The Lone WolvesPoem
Rebirth in Rothbury Poem
Alone in the Moment – The Style of Russell ThorburnArticle
Working the Lines Out: Ten Questions with Russell ThorburnArticle
Vacation SlideshowPoem
A Review of Jack Ridl’s Losing SeasonArticle
Kyle Austin Interviews Jack Ridl on His Stellar New Book, Losing SeasonArticle
The Poetics of Place: Robert Haight’s Emergences and Spinner Falls Article
Experiencing the Language of Nature: Kyle Austin Interviews Robert HaightArticle
The Suburban FrontierPoem
Shaping UpPoem
A Poet Ages With Grace: A Review of David Allan Evans’ This Water. These Rocks.Article
Kyle Austin Interviews David Allan Evans Regarding His Book, This Water. These Rocks.Article
Light Through Windows: A Look Back at Phillip Sterling’s Mutual ShoresArticle
Ballad of the English Major: A Primer on MFA ProgramsArticle
Michigan Writers Kick-Off Aquinas College’s 2011-2012 Contemporary Writers SeriesArticle
Introducing Poem Porridge, a New Monthly FeatureArticle
An Interview with David Cope on the 1st Annual Grand Rapids Poets’ ConferenceArticle
Calling All Poets: Grand Rapids Set to Host Inaugural Poets’ Conference Article
Always Dancing: Four Michigan Poets and Their CraftArticle
David Cope on Poetry, Music and Growing Up in Grand RapidsArticle
G.F. Korreck on Poetry, Music and Growing Up in Grand RapidsArticle
More Than Just A City: Celebrating the Publication of the First-Ever Anthology of Grand Rapids PoetryArticle
An Interview with David Cope on Song of the Owashtanong: Grand Rapids Poetry in the 21st CenturyArticle
A Voice Through the Years: Ian Haight Brings the Ancient Poetry of Hyesim to LifeArticle
An Interview with Ian Haight, Translator of Magnolia and LotusArticle
Teen Poetry Workshops at Kent District Library's Kentwood BranchArticle

Kyle Austin is a Graduate of the Aquinas College English Program.

Kylie Winkels

Works by Kylie Winkels

Kylie Winkels is a fifth grader at Immanuel-St. James Lutheran School. She enjoys swimming and playing in the snow with her friends.

Laura Hartness

Works by Laura Hartness

Laura Wahamaki Hartness' work has been published in the Aquinas College Sampler, the Kent County/Dyer-Ives Foundation Voices, and the Literary Life Chapbook: Poetry Anthology.

Lauren Carlson

Works by Lauren Carlson

Lauren Fay Carlson is a recent graduate of Aquinas College and a native of Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Leah Niemchick

Leah Niemchick photo

Works by Leah Niemchick

Related Works

Leah Niemchick, an editorial board member of Through the 3rd Eye, will begin her second year of classes at Grand Rapids Community College this fall.

Lena Judith Drake

Lena Judith Drake

Works by Lena Judith Drake

Lena Judith Drake is 20 years old and a double major in Creative Writing and Women & Gender Studies at Grand Valley State University.

Libby Webber

Works by Libby Webber


Libby Webber, a high school freshman, plays in the Fifteens National Volleyball League.

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