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Jay Enghauser

Jay Enghauser, Editor-in-Chief

Jay Enghauser (they/them/their/elle) was the Assistant Editor of PRISM for the summer and fall. They are the Editor-in-Chief for the 2024 year. They are a 5th year senior with a creative writing major (and two pets that they’re obsessed with). They transferred from Linn Benton Community College in the spring of 2022. On top of being a consumer of PRISM for the last few years, they were previously a consultant at the Undergraduate Research and Writing Studio and are the current secretary of the Creative Writing Society. In 2023 they were awarded the Bernard Malamud Memorial Scholarship for Creative Writing Majors and had an honorable mention for the Undergraduate Weaver Award for Poetry. Their own creative work has been published by the literary journals Maudlin HouseGrande Dame LiteraryJakeTheMag, and this magazine!

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Prose Feature: “Untitled” by Noah Stephens

Jay Enghauser, Editor-in-Chief May 31, 2024

  Excerpt from an Unpublished Novel   You had to come around to surrender, acceptance of certain fate, near fate—to apathy. You would come around eventually, after years of caring,...

Waiting for the bus in a beautiful county by Reid Myers. Photography.

Poetry by Brynne Boehlecke & a Visual Feature by Reid Myers

Jay Enghauser, Editor-in-Chief May 29, 2024

  Sacred Dirt I don't go outside very often anymore. The butterflies don't land on me like they used to. My skin doesn't warm under the sun--it only burns, redder than it should.   My...

Why my Art Takes so Fluffing Long by Shoshana Groom. Photography.

Prose by Grace Knutsen & a Visual Feature by Shoshana Groom

Jay Enghauser, Editor-in-Chief May 25, 2024

  Ode to Cats and Autumn Mornings   It’s a long, cold 15 minutes to work on a November morning. You’ll find me with my hands stuffed in my pockets while I take shelter in the...

F(r)iction: A Lit Mag Against the Norm

Jay Enghauser, Editor-in-Chief April 29, 2024

F(r)iction is a literary anthology that empowers unconventional, weird, and diverse writing. It’s in their mission statement that they believe “great publishing should push the boundaries of literary...

Book Response: Forager by Michelle Dowd

Jay Enghauser, Editor-in-Chief April 10, 2024

Forager by Michelle Dowd - ★★★★☆ Field Notes for Surviving a Family Cult: A Memoir Published by Algonquin Books, under Hatchette Book Group, on March 7, 2023.  I was gifted a galley...

The Official 2023 NaNoWriMo Graphic

NaNoWriMo Begins!

Jay Enghauser, Assistant Editor October 27, 2023

November is National Novel Writing Month, which means that writers across the world will be starting the challenge of writing 50,000 words of their novels in 30 days. There is a large community online...

The new assistant editor holds vol. 143 Bodies in the OMN office.

Looking Ahead: New Editors for 2023-24!

Jay Enghauser, Assistant Editor October 2, 2023

It's the beginning of the 2023-24 school year, which means new editors taking over PRISM! We want to acknowledge the beautiful lit mag Bodies Maricruz and Christine have created this year, as well as...

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