“Toilet Paper Crisis,” illustration by Laurel Petersen, office coordinator in the Nutrition Department and contributor to The Rev

The Rev is a student-run literary journal, formerly known as The Russell Sage Review. 

For the second year in a row, The Rev is being produced in conjunction with young people at CreativityUnleashed, a not for profit arts organization in London. 

2022 Shortlist

Submissions from the following Russell Sage College community members will appear in the 2022 issue of the Rev:


Artist/WriterTitle of Work
Zoe JansenTangled Love
Zoe JansenMarionette
Zoe JansenLost Memories
Zavia AllenLike a Flower
Zahra ArshadBetween Two Worlds
Syrita FarajAnxiety
Sage BakerDrowning
Reigniel EscondeImmigration
Reginald DumasInsomnia
Reginald DumasI Am Him
Raylynne KuhnA Woman’s First Lesson
Ramasoj WilliamsThru the Garden We Go
Ramasoj WilliamsHold on! Wait!
Ramasoj WilliamsWelcome to Pigs
Owen ReinartzA Product of the Here and Now
Michael GroisslChernobyl, Ukraine
Michael GroisslKyiv, Ukraine
Maverick DouglasImpulse
Mackenzie RockwellCloudy Vision
Mackenzie FidoBehind My Mask
Lisa SchieffelinMemories of Chefchaoeun
Laurel PetersenToilet Paper Crisis
Laura HenebryWhen I Say I’m Sorry for the Mess What I mean is
Laura HenebryI Have Loved Before You
Kathryn HannayOnly the Beginning
Kate HunterCatches against the Grain
Kami PerkinsEmotional Numbness
Kami PerkinsStrawberry Empowerment
Jacqueline HilliardForest Vernacular
Ethan AlceeLife
Ethan AlceePathway
Denique BennettOur House
Charlotte MazeLight Manipulation
Cassie McMullinIam Yearning
Brook MarshallWhat I Miss
Ashley BusbyBerlin (Summer)
Ashley BusbyLiminal Lapse
Ashley BusbyResidual
Alanna DumasComfort from a Stranger
Adam LambertSEUS
Bailey ThibodeauProtection

2021 Issue

Cover of the 2021 issue of The Rev

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