The Founders

The Incandescent Review  was founded by artist & writer Ariel Kim as the CEO & Editor-in-Chief and a founding executive board committee of the following members:


Esther Kim (Founding Creative Writing Director), Sofia Miller (Founding Art & Design Director), Ocean Wei (Founding Critical Writing Team Director), Minnie Zhang (Founding Director of The Incandescent Studio), Ethan Phan (Founding Finance Manager), Samson Zhang (Founding Video & Spoken Word Director ), Emily Huang (Founding General Manager), and Annie Guo (Founding Director of the Marketing Team).

Alumni Acknowledgements

The Incandescent Review  has only been made possible thanks to the strenuous contributions of our alumni, including but not limited to:


Julia Do (Critical Writing Director '21), Natalie Ryan (Video & Spoken Word Director '21), Eshan Vishwakarma (Film & Spoken Word Manager '21), Anjali Jimenez (General Manager '20), Jonathan Fu (Creative Writing '20), Mia Gong-Swanson (Creative Writing '20), Julie Ham (Creative Writing '20), Vivien Song (Creative Writing '20), Sam Bowden (Creative Writing '21), Jabez Choi (Creative Writing '21), Dedeepya Guthikonda (Creative Writing '21), Saule Konstantinavicus (Creative Writing '21), Alina Yisi Liu (Creative Writing '21), Julie A. Larick (Creative Writing Manager), Esti Goldstein (Creative Writing '21), Eve Jensen (Creative Writing '21), Jane Wen (Creative Writing '21), Krithika Shrinivas (Creative Writing '21), Sandi Shao (Art & Web Design '20), Angela Liu (Art & Web Design '20), Helen Liu (Art & Web Design '21), Kate Ma (Art & Web Design '21), Alyssa Paek (Art & Web Design '21), Ananya Singh (Art & Web Design '21), Rebecca Song (Art & Web Design '21), Madison Newman (Film & Spoken Word '21), Jillian Miu (Film & Spoken Word '21), Navya Baghat (Marketing '21), Whitney Tran (Marketing '21)

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