Rami Tabari

Co-editor-in-chief

After almost two years of working at multiple journalism websites, Rami understood the struggle of getting his work out there. One day he decided to design his own website with his brother, a place where writers starting fresh can get their work published in a comfortable space with room for growth, a Virtual Haven.

Mohammad Tabari

CO-EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

After almost six months of working at a single journalism website, Mohammad never understood the struggle of getting his work out there. One day he was forced to design a website with his brother, a place where writers starting fresh can get their work published in a comfortable space with room for growth, a Virtual Haven.

Daniel Aldam

Media Content Creator

After almost seven years of seemingly useless English classes, Dan understood the struggle of getting good grades on papers. One day, he noticed typos on the article of his friend, and Dan offered his critique. This was the first mistake in a sequence of many that eventually led him to be the editor for a website full of nerds who insist on calling it a Virtual Haven.

Tim Palmieri

Copy Editor & Staff Writer

After years of "serious" journalism classes, Tim wanted to try something different. Forever a gamer at heart, he found a Virtual Haven where he can feel more productive while still sitting in front of screens. Now he writes reviews and editorials. When he isn't writing he produces science and technology videos.

Jennilyn Lombardo

Social Media Coordinator

After almost three years of never touching her social media accounts, Jen understood the struggle of posting on the regular. When she was asked to joined the team and help out, she jumped at the chance! Now she's forced to post on every social media account, every day, multiple times a day for a bunch of nerds stuck in a Virtual Haven.

Samantha Payne

Staff Writer

Samantha holds an MFA in Creative Writing with an emphasis in Fiction from Northern Arizona University where she teaches composition. She is the author of the new-adult-romance novel Maleficium and her short stories have been featured in Alt Hist, Flash Fiction Magazine, The Dirty Pool, Outposts of Beyond, Donut Factory, Gravel, and Entropy. She was the fiction and visual arts editor for Thin Air Magazine, and is an active publishing assistant for the speculative fiction magazine, Bards and Sages Quarterly. When she isn’t teaching or writing, Samantha draws manga and practices coloring inside the lines.

Jared Prewitt

Staff Writer

Jared is an aspiring novelist determined to craft fictitious work in the hopes of living off royalties one day. His writing is attributed to a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and his love for storytelling. While honing his creative writing skills, he works a day job to support himself while indulging in community and following Jesus. And watches a ton of anime too.

Sohaib Javed

Staff Writer

Sohaib obtained a MA in East Asian Studies and a BA in Psychology. As a huge nerd, Sohaib wanted to write about the working conditions in the Japanese Anime Industry. However, due to the lack of experience, this was proven to be very difficult. Jumping on a chance given by Virtual Haven, he is now able to write about what he loves, and is extremely grateful for it.