Erin Shuster is a poetry editor for Stillwater Magazine. She is a sophomore pursuing a Writing major and a possible minor in either Spanish or Psychology. She is a writer for IC Distinct Magazine and an active member of IC Spit That!, Ithaca’s slam poetry club. Once she began writing short stories in elementary school, she realized she could not imagine her life without writing. She appreciates the power to create and the power to put emotions onto paper. She enjoys reading poetry, and writing it, discovering new music, and spending time outdoors. Erin also enjoys spending time with her friends and family, her greatest inspirations.