Apple & Quill: Lily Capstick and Mackenzie Doherty

Apple & Quill's Spring 2015 lineup showcased creative writers from the Hamilton College community.

Lily Capstick, a Beacon School Honors graduate, is a member of the class of 2018 at Hamilton College. Back in High School, Lily was heavily involved in B'DAT (Beacon Drama Art Theatre) and the 52nd St. Project. She was the head of the Sustainability Club and volunteered at Earth Angels NYC.

Mackenzie Doherty is a member of the class of 2018 from Worcester, MA on the Softball and Club Soccer teams here. She plans to major in English and Women’s Studies and is a poetry editor for Red Weather. Mackenzie is interested in pursuing law school after graduating from Hamilton and wants to be involved in inner-city education reform before becoming a teacher. Her favorite book is In Cold Blood by Truman Capote, and her favorite poem is Fork by Jeffrey Harrison.

Open mic readings by Daiyan Hossain '18, Adam Evertz '17, and John Rufo '16.

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Kristin L. Strohmeyer

Reference and Outreach Librarian, Hamilton College

Kristin L. Strohmeyer is a Reference and Outreach Librarian at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York. Kristin is the departmental liaison for many humanities departments and history, providing instruction and research assistance to those faculty and students. She is also a member of the HILLgroup, and is actively involved in New Faculty and New Student Orientation. She currently serves on the ALA Library Instruction Roundtable Steering Committee, and is past-president of the Eastern New York Chapter of ACRL. Kristin received her B.A. in English Literature and Medieval History from Potsdam College in New York, and her M.S. in Library Science from Simmons College in Boston.

Alex Rihm

Research & First Year Experience Librarian, Hamilton College

Alex Rihm serves Hamilton's first year students and the faculty who teach them in her work as Research and First Year Experience Librarian; she also provides support to the Hispanic Studies and Latin American Studies departments. Her professional interests include information literacy instruction and assessment.  Alex holds her MLIS from the University of Washington in Seattle and BA degrees in International Affairs and Hispanic Studies from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, OR.