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meet the team
Founder / Editor-in-Chief
Madison started Indie Witches because she was tired of writing about white male bands that all sounded the same. She recently graduated from Brooklyn College with a degree in Communications and minor in Womxn's Studies. She loves all genres of music, kittens, coffee and wine.
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Editorial Team / Photographer
Courtney is a writer and editor with a bachelor’s degree in English literature. When she’s not writing, she enjoys going to concerts, cooking, and traveling. @cwkcourtney
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Misao is a writer and indie pop singer/songwriter having earned her degree in Playwriting and Music from Connecticut College. An openly gay, mixed race second generation Japanese American womxn, Misao is passionate about creating space for marginalized voices in mainstream media. In her free time, she enjoys doing yoga, watching movies, and dancing like a fool. @misao_mcgregor
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Katie is an intersectional feminist who is passionate about social justice. She is currently getting her BA from Hunter College in Sociology and Women and Gender Studies. She is also a queer b*tch!
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Misha Ponnuraju is a poet, editor, and critic based in Southern California. After recently graduating from UCI with a degree in creative writing and art history, she spends her time by making playlists on Spotify, hanging out with her dogs, and trying to write. She is currently working as a guest poetry instructor for the non-profit organization, Women Wonder Writers. She is founder of an interdisciplinary writing workshop for womxn called the Brides of Amazement, and loves cultivating communities very much.
Zodiac Sign: Cancer Sun, Sagittarius Moon, and Virgo Rising
Luiza’s passion for music and lyrics came from her early stages in life. Living half of her live in the beautiful city of Rio de Janeiro, she feels very connected with the nature and the fauna in a way she can’t quite describe. She produces and writes her own music and is starting to enter the world of video editing. Luiza is very much excited to be part of a team that celebrates womxn of all kinds, and she is also proud to be a transfemme witch.
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius Moon and Rising, Gemini Sun
Editorial / Artist Liasion
Deanna’s life force is music. Sharing the music she loves and supporting her favorite artists (especially womxn) has always come naturally to her, and has led her to write for music blogs like The Wild Honey Pie, The Alternative, and of course, Indie Witches. She has experience as a radio DJ, live show host, store manager and event coordinator. Now, Deanna is the label manager & co-owner of the indie label, EggHunt Records and a tour publicist with Clandestine Label Services. She’d love to own a music venue someday. She’s ambitious and has an affinity for singing/songwriting, her corgi pup, vintage clothing, vinyl, flowers, laughter, traveling, the greatness of the sky, Patti Smith, a good cup of coffee, dancing, the tiny pickles on charcuterie boards, and spending time with people she loves.
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Sara is a graphic designer and folk singer hailing from South Jersey. She is studying for her Bachelor's Degree at Moore College of Art & Design in Philadelphia, and is constantly seeking opportunities to combine her two passions: Art and Music. Sara wants to help develop spaces where women and non-binary musicians feel empowered and recognized.
Zodiac Sign: Aries!!