Olivia Ferrucci is the 17-year-old founding editor-in-chief of Lithium. Based in New Jersey, she is a writer and baking enthusiast. Olivia loves editing, screenwriting, Clueless, and Call Me by Your Name with all of her heart and hopes to pursue writing while attending college in New York City or California. Olivia can most often be found listening to Brockhampton, reading other zines, or baking. You can keep up with her here!





Julianna Chen hails from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is the managing editor of Lithium.. She enjoys writing poetry, essays, and bios of herself in the third person. She wants to say that her work navigates the ever-evolving complexities of the landscape of love or something, but usually, it's just poem rants about whatever's stressing her out. When not writing, Julianna is an avid consumer of stroopwafels, music, and movies. You can keep up with Julianna on Instagram and Twitter here




Kathryn Zix is a teenage photographer and filmmaker from California who loves cool music and creating. She's the social media editor of Lithium. She dreams of making many great movies in her lifetime and wants to spread positivity and love.







Allison Barr is an 18-year-old photographer from Portland, Oregon. She is currently studying Journalism, Cinema Studies, and Spanish at university and plans to go into photojournalism. She is the photo editor for Lithium. Along with photography, she loves traveling, reading, film, and thrift shopping. You can find her photos here







Deema Alawa is a 16-year-old graphic designer and self-taught illustrator with an affinity for the visceral. She is an aspiring city hermit, Lithium's art editor, and the founding editor-in-chief of Materialistic Magazine, an online magazine focused on giving a platform to youth in media. When not brushing up her grand scheme to take over the world, she can be found illustrating her dog, Saijo. You can find her on social media here and check out her ever-evolving portfolio here 





Jenna Mahale is a freelance journalist, UCL undergraduate, and an editorial assistant. You can find her writing in various places on the internet, but her Instagram captions have received the best feedback overall. She tweets too, @jennamahale.






Ilana Maiman started trying to write her thoughts before she could form letters (much to her mother’s chagrin). Now, she is a sixteen-year-old living in the suburbs of Washington, D.C., splitting her time between high school and having a lot of opinions. She's the Political Editor of Lithium. Ilana loves teen movies, vintage sitcoms, pop music, and her friends. You can keep up with her on Instagram, Twitter, and Tumblr.




Creative Director



McClaran Shirley is a seventeen-year-old from Chicago. She is passionate about photography but loves all forms of creativity and art. She loves the ocean and would almost always rather be on a beach. You can follow McClaran on Instagram here