Ariel Kim

Founder & Chief Executive Director

Ariel Kim is a high school Junior from Jericho, NY, and a proud Kenyon Review YWW alumnus. She is the Editor-In-Chief of her school’s award-winning literary magazine, PEGASUS, a journalist for DOGO News, and an intern for the Adroit Journal. Her writing has been recognized by SMFA at Tufts, The New York Times, Interlochen, NCTE, The Apprentice Writer, Just Poetry!, TeenInk, and more. Ariel is also a double National Scholastic Art and Writing Awards Medalist in Novel Writing and Poetry. Her art has been awarded by Celebrating Art, the National PTSA, and the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Ariel created The Incandescent Review to create a platform for teens everywhere to share their voice on relevant and timely global issues. When she isn’t writing or drawing, Ariel loves watching foreign films, fencing, and curating Spotify playlists to the point of obsession.