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Common House Magazine


Leyla Abdolell



Leyla is a fourth-year history and professional writing student. She has worked as an editor for the Fulcrum, the Clio undergraduate history journal, and the federal government. In her free time, she enjoys reading sci-fi, horror, and graphic novels and making the most of her ByTowne Cinema membership.

Jillian Clasky

Managing Editor


Jillian is a third-year English and creative writing student. She enjoys semicolons and the font Garamond.

Hayley Apted

Editorial Assistant


Hayley is a third-year English and geography student. She enjoys fantasy and horror literature. When she is not reading books such as those, she enjoys watching movies of the exact same genres.

Joe Kealey

Editorial Assistant


Joe is a third-year English student. A fan of epic poetry and the concept of media literacy, Joe enjoys watching films and ranting about those films at length to whoever will listen.

Salem Paige

Issue Designer


Salem is a fourth-year communications and professional editing student. They work as a writer and designer for the Government of Canada in Ottawa, where they spend time napping excessively, thinking about bugs, and annoying their partner and their two cats. They can be found at @corpseofapoet on Instagram and Twitter.

Kaitlyn Bull



Kaitlyn is a first-year English student. She has always had an interest in the creative arts, especially drawing. This is her first time illustrating for a project like this, and it has been a very fun experience.

Lia Bosquet

Social Media Manager


Lia is a fourth-year communications and psychology student. She loves everything social media and is currently working towards her social media marketing certification. She currently works as a communications officer in member engagement, and she spends her spare time reading, listening to aggressive classical music, and antique collecting.

Ian Soutar



Ian is a fourth-year English student. His love of creative writing and the world of publishing brought him to Common House. When he’s not busy reading and writing, he is the president of the Green Party of Canada and a soloist for uOttawa’s acapella group, the Glee Gees.

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