Sweet blog post/ review of Illuminati Girl Gang 4

I recently discovered this awesome blog post/review of Illuminati Girl Gang 4. Check out the kind words from Katie Walck (@KatieWalck) on her blog THE LE SIGH: “There’s also a really amazing piece by Alicia Eler called ‘Besties,’ a story of the emotional intensity that can come from female friendships, especially ones experienced in our […]

“Besties” in Illuminati Girl Gang Magazine

I’m excited to be included in the fourth issue of NYC-based ILLUMINATI GIRL GANG Magazine alongside other amazing, young, up-and-coming writers. Here you’ll find my essay “Besties,” a personal, cinematic, pop narrative that weaves together the threads of fraught, hyper-intimate, teen-girl relationships. ILLUMINATI GIRL GANG is available in print! When you purchase this magazine, you are showing your support for […]

Moments of Female Adolescence, Illuminated Online and in Print / Hyperallergic

In a culture that discounts the contributions of teenage girls yet rips them at will, co-opting their keen fashion sense into one that is marketable and desirable, Illuminati Girl Gang (IGG), a print and online journal of girl culture featuring work by kids who are mostly under the age of 25, comes as a welcome contribution to retaining the […]