About

Each issue of COG is a curiously constructed curation offered up by the students of Cogswell College. We publish two online issues per year, in November and May—as well as an annual print issue in August. COG is not a venue for student work; rather, the staff is comprised of students who solicit, screen and edit content from writers and artists. COG publishes literary fiction and poetry involving the magical, the strange, the rebellious, the adventurist, and the outlandish. Our stories have complex characters, in messy relationships. Please explore some of our issues to get a feel for our work.

 

Cog has two annual contests, the COG Poetry awards, and the COG Page to Screen Awards, whose winners receive digital and print publication, a blurb from a celebrity judge, a cash award, and see their work built into a short piece of animation by select teams of Digital Art and Animation and Audio Music technology students. 

Toreros of the bullheaded

Disrupters of the didactic

Making some things melt and others burn

COG: driving progress by engagement

SPRING 2020 STAFF
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STUDENT EDITOR IN CHIEF

AUDIO ORGANIZER

Alexis Sierrah Kaleopa Ramsey

FICTION EDITOR

Brandon Melton

POETRY EDITOR

Songju Oh

CREATIVE NONFICTION EDITOR

Timofei Kalinin

COPY EDITOR

Ashlyn Espeleta

MEDIA MANAGER

Max Tuttleman

TALENT SCOUT

Sarah Burns

EVENT MANAGER

John Groover

SOCIAL MEDIA AMBASSADOR

Jorge Palacitos

WEB DESIGNER

Abraham Zuniga

FALL 2019 STAFF
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EVENT MANAGER

Andrew Ranjel Villegas

SPRING 2019 STAFF
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FICTION EDITOR

James Horvath

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NONFICTION EDITOR

Max Kungli

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RUN, IRELIA, RUN AUDIO ENGINEER

Tony Gordon

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READER, TALENT SCOUT & VIDEOGRAPHER

Ariana Quijano

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EVENT PLANNER

John Wright

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AUDIO ENGINEER

Joseph Gomes

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STUDENT EDITOR

IN CHIEF
Alana Boctor

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POETRY EDITOR

Wyatt Thorpe

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SOCIAL MEDIA AMBASSADOR
Saira Villyena

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SOCIAL MEDIA CONSULTANT

Joseph Fortuno

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READER, TALENT SCOUT

& EVENT PLANNER
Andrew Ranjel Villegas

AUDIO ENGINEER, POST PRODUCTION MIXER, PRODUCTION MANAGER 

Jonathan Cowles

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COGITATE 

PRODUCTION COORDINATOR

Charlie Cluff

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AUDIO ENGINEER

Blake Blasius

FALL 2018 STAFF
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STUDENT EDITOR IN CHIEF

Sasha Chavez

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SOCIAL MEDIA AMBASSADOR

Catherine Chuong

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COGITATE HOST

Dominique Hasan

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VISUAL ARTIST

Nate Beaumont

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ODIN MAIN

Community Relations

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POETRY EDITOR

Nathan Sanchez

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Audio & Music Technology Liaison

Tony Gordon

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Audio Editor & COG Event Emcee (Litquale 2018)

Blake Blasius

SOCIAL MEDIA CONSULTANT 

Joseph Fortuno

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Fiction & Poetry Editor
Christopher Leiva

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READER & TALENT SCOUNT

Felipe Ribeiro Silva

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EVENT PLANNER
Wayne Moodie

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POETRY EDITOR

Matthew Guarneros

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VISUAL ARTIST

Ryan Casal

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AUDIO ENGINEER, POST PRODUCTION MIXER, PRODUCTION MANAGER (summer)

Jonathan Cowles

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Composer

Joseph Gomes

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Storyboarder

Ramsey Pierson