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Scott Daughtridge DeMer

Student Mentoring Program Mentor 2020

About Scott Daughtridge DeMer

Scott Daughtridge is a fiction writer from Atlanta, Georgia. His work has been featured in Necessary Fiction, Midwestern Gothic, The Fanzine, matchbook, and other places. He received a Virginia G. Piper Center Creative Engagement Fellowship and is a fellow at the Hambidge Center, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and Dorland Mountain Arts Colony. He is an Idea Capital grant recipient and was named the Emerging Artist of the Year in the Literary Arts by the Atlanta Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs. He currently studies writing at Arizona State University where he serves as fiction editor of Hayden's Ferry Review. 

Meet Scott Daughtridge DeMer's Mentor

Photograph of Jailene Matrecito

Jay Matrecito is an aspiring fiction writer and social activist based in Phoenix, Arizona. A native to the desert, she is entering her senior year of undergraduate at Arizona State University and plans to graduate in May 2021 with a double major in Political Science and English and a minor in Media Analysis. Her concentration in Creative Writing has allowed her to share her passion for the written word.