ArielleΒ TipaΒ is a writer and editor who lives near a haunted lake in New York. She earned her A.A. in Journalism from Suffolk County Community College in 2012, and later her B.A. in Comparative Literature and English in 2015 from Stony Brook University, where her research project was overseen and mentored by literary folklorist Ruth B.Β Bottigheimer.Β Arielle is the founding editor of Occulum and is currently compiling her first chapbook manuscript.Β