Meet the Team

Posture Magazine
Winter Mendelson

Winter Mendelson

Founder and Editor-in-Chief

Winter is a genderqueer humyn (who uses they/them pronouns) intent on changing the world for the better. Founded in 2013, Posture is one of the only arts & fashion magazines in the world that is specifically and inclusively focused on identity.

Annie Rose

Annie Rose

Author

Annie Rose is a visual artist and writer living and working in Brooklyn. She holds an MFA in Photography, Video, and Related Media from SVA. Annie’s pursuits include Special Projects Manager of the poetry collective Gemstone Readings, and writing art reviews for various online publications. Her current interests include individual isolation and gothic net art, digital trauma, anonymity, and sex work.

Anthony Rosado

Anthony Rosado

Author

Anthony Rosado is a Queer AfroTaino Bushwick Native who uses his curation, performances, installations, collages, and writing to expand consciousness on the necessity of glorifying Black & Non Black POC Ancestors & communities.

Antwaun Sargent

Antwaun Sargent

Author

Antwaun Sargent is a writer living and working in New York City.

Candice Fortin

Candice Fortin

Author

Candice is a Grassroots Organizer and Arts Incubator based in NYC. Recently, she's traveled the country volunteering for the Bernie Sanders campaign. Her other grassroots work has been centered around issues such as homelessness, racial injustice, immigration rights, and clean energy. Previously, Candice has worked a producer and curator in film, photography, and music events.

Christiane Nickel

Christiane Nickel

Author

Fashion Editor / Copywriter / Specialist in early to mid 20th century fashion and textile history

Corinne Goldenberg

Corinne Goldenberg

Author

Corinne Goldenberg is a queer femme and global wanderer who writes about intersectional feminism and the confluence of gender and sexuality. She studied Women and Gender Studies at Smith College and International Affairs at the New School.

Cristobal Guerra

Cristobal Guerra

Author

Cristóbal Guerra is a queer visual artist, writer and organizer born and raised in San Juan, PR. Currently living and growing in Brooklyn, NY.

Curtis Bryant

Curtis Bryant

Author

Bryant's work is inspired by personal experiences, experiences of the people around him and dreams and feelings. He believes art should make people feel something, whether it be anger or joy. If a piece doesn't cause a conversation, the artist hasn't done his or her job.

Demitra Kampakis

Demitra Kampakis

Film Editor

Film Editor / neurotic film fiend

Ebony Donnley

Ebony Donnley

Author

Ebony P. Donnley is an East Oakland native, UCLA alum, award-winning writer, performing artist and audio engineer, soon to begin a graduate program for film scoring at NYU. Much of Ebony's work addresses Afrofuturistic joy and the inherent beauty of black women despite racial conditioning to see otherwise. She was a 2009 Youth Speaks Brave New Voices International Poetry Slam champion, and in 2016 she performed for the opening of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C.

Efrem Zelony-Mindell

Efrem Zelony-Mindell

Efrem Zelony-Mindell is a painter, curator, and writer. His curatorial endeavors include shows in NYC: n e w f l e s h and Are You Loathsome. He writes about art and photography for DEAR DAVE magazine, VICE, Mossless, L’Oeil de la Photographie, and aCurator. He received his BFA from the School of Visual Arts.

Geoff Mak

Author

Geoff Mak serves as Fiction Editor of The Offing Magazine. His literary features have appeared in Forbes, Flavorwire, Guernica, and the Los Angeles Review of Books. His interview subjects include Rachel Kushner, Ben Lerner, Karen Russell, and Justin Torres. His art criticism has appeared in The Brooklyn Rail. He divides his time between New York and Berlin, and is currently at work on a novel.

Greg Mania

Greg Mania

Author

Greg Mania is a writer and comic based in New York City. For more work visit his website www.greg-mania.com.

Jacy Topps

Jacy Topps

Author

Jacy is a lesbian freelance writer. Her work focuses on feminism, music, LGBTQ culture, food and wine.

Marina Dojchinov

Marina Dojchinov

Author

Marina Dojchinov is a writer, producer and editor who is a citizen of the world, and has lived in Australia, London and New York. She has guest lectured world wide, and an avid Ben & Jerry enthusiast. She is also obsessed with her cat Cedric.

Maya Harder-Montoya

Maya Harder-Montoya

Maya is a Brooklyn-based writer and editor with a background in art history and critical theory. Her work can be found in Artforum, Blouin Art+Auction, and Artspace, as well as several academic journals. Her interests include cross-cultural narratives and the intersection between contemporary art and marginalized bodies. She holds a B.F.A. in Visual and Critical Studies from the School of Visual Arts.

Niccolò Guidantoni

Niccolò Guidantoni

Author

Niccolò is a freelance translator and writer. When he’s not busy guzzling Margaritas, he’s planning how to become a millionaire or a retired cat-person.

Nick Santa-Donato

Nick Santa-Donato

Author

Nick Santa-Donato is a writer and a designer specialist at Barneys New York. He also maintains social media accounts for the University of Fashion, an online fashion education startup.

ok, sister

ok, sister

Author

We are a creative sister-duo who've been working together since forever. We moved our cooperation to the more professional level, when we founded ok, sister in 2014. The name ok, sister represents the mutual understanding and aesthetic connection between the two of us. It's ok, sister!

Sarah Fonseca

Sarah Fonseca

Author

A Southern state expatriate, Sarah Fonseca reconciles her fraught heritage by living in the same Brooklyn neighborhood that birthed Stonewall Jackson. She is currently at work on two nonfiction chapbooks: one about queer rural transiency, the other on impostresses (both personally and historically known). A Lambda Literary Foundation Fellow and Aly Harbuck Scholar, Sarah's work can be found at Autostraddle, Buzzfeed, Medium, and A Quiet Courage. She also blogs at girlsinmitsouko.tumblr.com.

Shane'a Thomas

Shane'a Thomas

Author

Shane'a (she/her/her/Thomas), Oshun's daughter, Oya's sister, artist, professor, therapist, book nerd and ratchet TV enthusiast's superpower is encouraging healing, light and self-awareness in others. Through her magic, Shane'a is building her life's work on the foundation that all people have the right to exist and to love and be loved, without pain or persecution.

Sophie Sotsky

Sophie Sotsky

Author

Sophie Sotsky is a Brooklyn-based writer, editor, dancer and choreographer. She is the founder and Artistic Director of TYKE DANCE.

Xeno

Xeno

Author & Photographer

Xeno is a queer Puerto Rican artist and musician working in diverse media. They divide their time between New York & Berlin.

Yeni Sleidi

Yeni Sleidi

Author

Yeni's a queer Latinx immigrant who writes stuff, draws stuff, is occasionally mistaken for a truant teenager, and is a real person with feelings.

Allee Manning

Allee Manning

Allee Manning is a queer feminist writer with a special interest in LGBTQ politics, art, and culture. She lives and works in New York, but dreams of moving to the country and opening a dog sanctuary. You can read her tweets at @AlleeManning.

Allison Specketer

Allison Specketer

Photographer

Allison graduated from Marymount Manhattan College with a BA in Photography. She currently works as a photographer, graphic designer, and mixed media artist. Her favorite things are cameras, coffee, and puppies.

Gizelle Peters

Gizelle Peters

Photographer

Gizelle Peters is an artist and photographer currently based in Brooklyn, NY, with roots in Chicago, IL. Gizelle is best known in NY for her unique visual expression of the Queer and Lesbian nightlife events scene. Among her personal projects, you will find her delicate and nostalgic vision in her still life and portrait work.

Marie Tomanova

Marie Tomanova

Photographer

Marie is an artist who was born in Czechoslovakia who has exhibited internationally. She received her M.F.A. in Visual Arts from Czech Republic and currently lives and works in Brooklyn.

Serena Wagner

Graphic Designer

Serena Wagner is a Graphic Designer living in Wisconsin. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire where she got her B.F.A. in Graphic Design. She currently works as a designer for Volume One Magazine in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. You can find her surrounded by the untamed forests of the Midwest with a guitar in hand.

Shea Swan

Author & Photographer

Shea Carmen Swan is a recent graduate from The New School with a BA in Journalism + Design and a minor in Gender Studies. Shea is a founding staff member of Posture Magazine. Shea is also a passionate photographer by day and DJ Recklez by night.

Tafv Sampson

Tafv Sampson

Photographer

Tafv Sampson is a film photographer from Portland Oregon who currently studies at The International Center of Photography. Coming from an art department background in film and editorial, her photography has a cinematic and narrative style. She lives and works in Brooklyn.

Tramaine George

Tramaine George

Intern

New York based creative enthusiast with a passion for photography and all things film.