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About Us

Here, you'll find the people working behind the scenes to bring you every new edition. Check us out!


Ian Monchesky

Wild Thyme Co-Founder, Editor-In-Chief

Ian Monchesky (he/him) is a writer and former competitive swimmer based in Halifax, N.S. He currently serves as a staff contributor for The Lunar Journal. In his spare time, he can be found editing his most recent novel, Reflections. Contact him at


Amelia Penny-Crocker

Wild Thyme Co-Founder, Social Media Manager

Amelia Penney-Crocker (she/her) is a writer and climate activist in Halifax, N.S. She published her first book when she was 12 with Peaceful Schools International. She also wrote a letter a week to the Prime Minister of Canada about climate for a year. Read her letters and contact her on her website,

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Esther Fisher

Poetry Editor

Esther Fisher (she/her) is a graduate of York University with a BA in English and Creative Writing. In her spare time, she writes poetry when she’s not trying to plot a novel. She has been published with Forget-Me-not Press, Poetry Undressed, Humana Obscura, Firefly Magazine, The Graveyard Zine and The Garden of Venus Zine. She lives in Toronto.


Ella Chen

Non-Fiction Editor

Ella Chen (she/her) is a high-school student currently living in California. She grew to love the art of writing when she started journaling—personal essays are her favorite form of writing. She is also a dancer and a budding mental health activist, and enjoys listening to Taylor Swift and K-pop in her free time. 

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