AlexCordovaAlex Cordova (@theAncientRiver) is a guest contributor for Little Utopia.

Alex is a fourth generation musician and Miami Heat basketball addict. He is a member of Ancient River, Young Hookers and (cordova).

Most Recently: Ancient River North American Tour: Winding Down


Christine Stoddard Christine Stoddard (@cstoddard) is a guest contributor for Little Utopia.

Christine is a writer and multimedia artist whose work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Feminist WireEvery Day FictionThe Brooklyn QuarterlyPink Panther MagazineSo to SpeakThe Southeast Review, and elsewhere. She is also the founding editor of Quail Bell Magazine, a Puffin Foundation artist, and a Folio Magazine “Top 20 in their 20s” visionary.

Most Recently: When Your House Burns Down


EvanWixEvan Wix (@EvanWix) is a guest contributor for Little Utopia.

Evan is a Nexus-6 model replicant working in a marketing warehouse cooking hamburgers for the apocalypse. He speaks in random movie quotes and has a secondary function of exposing the truth that Leonardo DiCaprio is a vampire.

Most Recently: Magically Maddening: How the 1982 NCAA Basketball Tournament Created a Fan for Life, Part 2


Lexi SeniorLexi Senior (@lexiseni) is a guest contributor for Little Utopia.

Lexi is a creative writer, fashion aficionado and music maven who graduated from University of Central Florida with degrees in English and Journalism in fall of 2011. She works as the associate editor—and social media guru—of Orlando magazine and Orlando Wedding magazine. Lexi currently lives in downtown Orlando where she can most often be found checking out live music, eating sushi, and snuggling excessively with her dog, Watson. She quenches endless wanderlust by roadtripping to music festivals and flying out to the west coast and NYC annually.

Most Recently: My Beef with the New Carrie Bradshaw


MarissaMarissa Prieto (@Marissa_Prieto) is a guest contributor for Little Utopia.

Marissa is an online journalist who graduated from the University of Florida in the spring of 2012 with a degree in journalism and an outer concentration in environmental studies. She currently works as a news clerk at the New York Times Editing Center in Gainesville, Fla. When asked what her favorite hobby is, the answer is always “traveling.” Some days, she wishes that she would pick up a cheaper one, like flying kites, gardening or making men sandwiches. She likes those things just fine, but everyone has his or her guilty pleasure. Hers is traveling.

Most Recently: The Many Shapes and (Possibly Controversial) Sizes of Craft Beer Bottles


SamSamantha Sharifi is a guest contributor for Little Utopia.

Samantha is a tennis player from Miami that now hustles in New York City. She loves the beach and the Miami Heat, but wants to make it to the top in the big bad city as a Creative Director for a big fashion house someday. Eating healthy, tanning and exercising are typical activities for Samantha, but every so often, skydiving and road-trips are in order.

Most Recently: MTV is Like Your Drunk Uncle


IMG_5104Turner Reynolds is Little Utopia’s rural correspondent.

Turner is a cheese maker at a farm located in Elberton, Georgia. A beer, food, and all things cheese enthusiast, he plans on climbing the ranks and staking his claim on the southern cheese scene. His cheese can be purchased online at

Most Recently: The First Days of Spring