About Writing Waves

Vision Statement

The Writing Waves Academic Journal is a compilation of multi-genre, multi-media submissions from California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) students, and edited by upper-division students, with the goal of promoting student leadership, activism, and resume-building.


The Writing Waves editors would like to thank California State University - Monterey Bay (CSUMB), and all of our editors and authors past, present, and future

About the Artists

Cover artists Victoria Corsetti & Angela Steele - Volume 2 Issue 2

Victoria Corsetti is a budding animation artist based in the San Francisco Bay Area who loves motorcycles, sushi, and polar bears. 10 years from now, Corsetti plans on being a storyboard artist for a hit animated series. To see more of Corsetti's work, follow her Twitter account!

Angela Steele is currently a student-athlete on the CSUMB water polo team. She enjoys photography, traveling, and nature. Her favorite hobbies are hiking and playing with her cat, Ziggy. Her future career goals include either environmental journalism or environmental advocacy. To see more of Steele's work, follow her Instagram account!

Cover artist Taylor VanSant - Volume 1 Issue 1

Cover artist Taylor VanSant is a third-year student at CSUMB. She majors in Human Communications with a concentration in Creative Writing and Social Action. To see more of VanSant's work, follow her Instagram account!

Logo artist Faye "Nana" Mensah:

She’s silly, hair curly, she loves a good beat; Being artistic with her own special feats. She travels, she travels, she loves to explore; Majoring in Multimedia opens a whole new door. Music Animating left and right She has two minors But no car to ride. You can catch her writing Or watching anime Call her Faye-Faye Or Nana, either way. Say hello to Faye-aye-aye-aye Mensah