Wordeater ║ The Literary and Creative Arts Magazine of Joliet Junior College

Wordeater exists as a forum of creative expression for the Joliet Junior College community, including students, alumni, faculty, and staff. It celebrates the diversity of ideas, beliefs, values, language, media, and people of its community. It seeks to promote artistic, personal, and political expression, democratic values, and social justice, including fairness and equal opportunity, rights, and access. The Wordeater staff rejects censorship and attempts to reflect the artistry and lives of its community, while embracing JJC’s Core Values of respect, integrity, collaboration, humor and well-being, innovation, and quality.


Wordeater is under the direction of Dean of Students Cynthia Vasquez-Barrios.

Gina Hoyt is the Admin Assistant to the Dean of Students.

Solomohn Ennis-Klyczek (SolEK) is the spring 2017 Wordeater Faculty Advisor.


If you are interested in Wordeater as a student worker, contributor, or partner, please email SolEK at wordeater@jjc.edu.

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JJC Wordeater ║ 1215 Houbolt Rd. ║ Joliet, IL 60431 ║Room A-1100

Inquiries: wordeater@jjc.edu  Submissions: inboxwordeater@gmail.com