Teko Mmolawa ’12  (“Finding Community”) is an English and French studies major from Gaborone, Botswana. He has written for insideColby magazine since his freshman year and is hoping to continue writing after college. He loves Maine and hopes to visit or stay longer. 

Erika Mailman ’91 (“Literary Peaks”) is a freelance writer and historical novelist living in northern California. Her novel The Witch’s Trinity was a San Francisco Chronicle Notable Book and a finalist for the Bram Stoker Award. She teaches novel writing at mediabistro.com.

Julian Giarraputo ’13 (“Class: Act”) is an English major from Queens, N.Y., who was briefly an economics major but can no longer remember why. He currently blogs for insideColby.com.