Finola McDonald


SUNY Purchase, Purchase, New York

Creative Writing major, Philosophy minor

Teaching Experience

SUNY Purchase, Editing and Production- As a Teacher’s Assistant, I aided in the revision of student work, composed cover letters for Italics Mine Literary Magazine, proctored exams, and led class discussions.


Manhattanville Summer Writer’s Workshop, Purchase, New York, Summer 2016

92ns Street Y Generative Workshop with LaTasha N. Diggs, Winter 2019


 “Jass & Death &&,” Gutter Magazine, 2018

“Denial,” “5 Ways,” Treehouse Magazine, 2018

“When I’m Talking About Reality and the Bees Keep Buzzing,” Gandy Dancer, 2018

“Bare Bones Theory,” “Destination,” “Sometimes We Doubletake,” Italics Mine 14, 2017

“The Great Wheel of Wonder by Mr. DaVinci,” Barley There Zine, 2016

“Reason #50 You’re Going to Heaven,”Italics Mine 13.2, 2015



 Writing, Wonder, and Witt: An Interview with Joanna Valente,” Italics Mine 15, 2018